In most newsrooms, if you chat long enough, someone will bring up the moldy old question: What about the digital divide?
Let's bury that.
Some 60 million U.S. households have Internet access. Daily newspapers reach only about 50 million households. Should we be talking about the print partition? The crushed-tree chasm?
Jakob Nielsen tackles the subject in his column this week, noting that falling prices for computer technology have demolished the "economic divide" argument.