Wednesday, November 19, 2003

MISLEADING HEADLINES OF OUR TIME: Music Sales 'To Keep Falling' - actually, what they're predicting is not that the sales will fall, but the value of those sales will fall - a subtle but important difference. Equally odd is this bit:

Vinyl album sales are also set to plummet over the same period, according to the report, from £4.3m to £1.8m.

Since when was dropping from 'virtually nothing' to 'almost nothing at all' constitute a plummet?

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