Reporters gone wild

This New York Post year-end review of media-related “statistics” mashes up so much random and un-related chatter into a garbled trend-story that it’s hard to know where to start refuting it, so I won’t. Rather, I’m going to watch some football. (Okay, I’ll do one fisking quiz before leaving: What is wrong with the following sentence from the article: “Magazines continued to fail at a dizzying rate. The graveyard includes Elle Girl, Teen People, Celebrity Living, Budget Living, For You, Shock, Cargo and Officepirates.com?”)