Where Are All the Self-Employed Workers?

Along with a bunch of other, more headline-grabbing numbers, the Bureau of Labor Statisticsreported this morning that 14.4 million Americans were self-employed in January. Of those, 9.2 million were unincorporated self-employed workers and another 5.2 million were incorporated. That’s interesting, given that back in January 2000 (which is as far as the BLS tally of the incorporated self-employed … Continue reading

Is News Dead?

As a journalist my colleagues have told me for years that TV News is dying a slow death.  Cleary the internet and mobile devices are becoming more and more prominent as the main sources for information and news.  Most of my contemporaries laugh when I mention I watch local television news and scowl when they … Continue reading