An early update of media news from around the Internets:
Pigs on the Wing – Howard Kurtz on the fierce outbreak of swine flu coverage. The media, overreact? Maybe. If we’re all dead by next week? Maybe not!
Which of the Buggers to Blame – Is Matt Drudge a hero? How Drudge drove (prefigured?) the media’s wild coverage of the swine flu.
You’ve Got to Be Crazy – Snoutbreak! The Daily Show mocks pig coverage.
Full of Valor – That’d be Max Brantley.
Giving Up – People continue to explore a “nonprofit” option for newspapers.
In the Tank – Is anyone really surprised by this?
Safe Bet? – Meanwhile, investors are betting that small market newspapers are where it’s at. Meanwhile, Warren Buffet knew it was over for major media waaay back in 1992, according to Slate.
Depressing Media Quote of the Week (And It’s Only Tuesday!) – From an editor at the San Francisco Chronicle.
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