David Waterman and Sung Wook Ji (Indiana): Online vs. Offline in the U.S.: Are the Media Shrinking? From the International Journal of Business and Social Science, Mary L. Rucker (Wright State): The Media, Politics, and Ideology: A Critical-Analytical Perspective. From the International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, a review of Parchment, Paper, Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication by Peter M. Tiersma. From Mediascape, a special issue on the complex notions of the local and global as they intersect with media. From Media Fields Journal, a special issue on Documentary and Space. From continent., an article on Great Britain's Media Lens and the use-value of news (and part 2). The buzz about BuzzFeed: The online meme aggregator gets serious about developing original content. Bloomberg's plan for world domination: With an army of reporters and wonky information services, the media company is expanding from Wall Street to Washington. "We turn ourselves into media creations": An interview with Nicholas Carr.