So many of us who work at home are writers. Many of us write for publications that are struggling with dwindling readership. The New York Times‘ publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., stated at a conference recently that he expects the Times will eventually move entirely online. (You can read more here on Mashable/Tech. And here at The Atlantic)
My background is in newspapers and magazines. I love a good magazine and subscribe to far too many. But I only get The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times on the weekend. The rest of the week I read my newspapers online. I just spent the weekend with a recent Harvard Business School grad who is now working at Bane. Where does she get her news? The Wall Street Journal and blogs like the Huffington Post.
It’s fascinating to look at how quickly our reading habits are changing. Growing up our breakfast table was strewn with newspaper sections. My brother and I would fight over the comics while my parents waded through the news. Today my children are confronted with their parents staring at the computer screen over a bowl of breakfast cereal and a coffee.
I hope I’m not the only one doing that. Where – and how – do you get your news? Do you still subscribe to a newspaper?