Noted

Internet Retailer: CrossMedia Services reports a 43% increase in holiday shoppers who used the web to price check items before shopping in the mall.
DM News: Persuasive story about the lack of reader growth in the magazine biz: “We have run out of readers in this country.” (Via Tom Biro)
PressThink: Zack Rosen ( Civic Space Labs) offers ideas for community newspapers. (Via Lasica)
NY Times: Stanford study says Internet use cuts into other activities. (Are you surprised?) (Via Paid Content)
Read/Write Web: McManus picks his best companies of 2004–and he’s got some good ones.