Emergent Futures Tumblelog

This is the Tumblelog of Paul Higgins and Sandy Teagle - Futurists from Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia. Go to Emergent Futures to see more or follow on Twitter at FuturistPaul . If you right click on the pictures, titles or links in these posts you will be able to go to the original story on the web. If you click on comments for each post you can either read what others have said or add your own comment via Disqus. If you click on the date of a post it will take you to a single post view where you can copy the web link if you want to send it to someone else. If you click on the tags it will take you to other stories from Emergent Futures with the same tag.
We all still want to read newspapers, even kids (my 15 year-old son studies the Red Sox box score every summer morning). We may want to read it online or to be able to comment on our favorite columnist’s piece or watch a video. But we trust that the journalists at the Wall Street Journal or The New York Times are cut from a different cloth than some blogger on Gawker. They are actually out to tell us the truth, whether we like it or not. The only rub is how to pay for it. For the first time my local paper, The Boston Globe, is generating more revenue from reader subscriptions than from advertising. As it should be, I say.
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