Big Tech Has Crushed the News Business. That’s About to Change.

It reads like a coroner’s report on the news business, 623 pages filled with charts and graphs detailing the devastating decline in local news and public policy reporting of the past decade. It landed on the Australian prime minister’s desk last summer, unnoticed by most news consumers in America and around the world. But the […]

A String Quartet Is Crushed by the Coronavirus

Since its formation in 2008, the Tesla Quartet has been showered with critical accolades, released two recordings, hired a manager and lined up a full schedule at major concert halls around the world.Even so, life as a professional string quartet has been a...

Housing starts in the US crushed by coronavirus

Privately-owned housing starts declined last month to an annualized rate of 1.2 million, the US Census Bureau said Thursday. That represents a 22% decline from the pace in February.The worse-than-expected declines in housing starts reflects the economic impact caused...