TechDaily Folds

From National Journal President Suzanne Clark:

    Dear Technology Daily Subscriber: We wanted to make you aware of some important changes planned in the coming weeks and months with regard to coverage of technology policy. We will be expanding our technology coverage across our publications in 2008, in recognition that technology issues infuse nearly every area we cover: health care, energy and the environment, national security, education, and even campaigns and elections. Most immediately, we will be adding reporters to CongressDaily — our twice daily publication for Capitol Hill insiders — to enhance coverage of technology policies, while also devoting additional space and resources to better track technology-related issues within the public policy arena. We will be closing our technology-specific online publication, TechDaily, effective at the end of January 2008.

    Launched nine years ago, during the “tech boom,” TechDaily covered an important and emerging sector, which was little understood or appreciated in Washington at that time. Editor Danny Glover, his predecessor, Sharon McLoone, and the staff at TechDaily have done an outstanding job and we are grateful for their efforts. Technology issues and coverage have come a long way in ten years; it is time to recognize the need to incorporate technology into all that we do. We plan to make some of TechDaily’s most popular features available in CongressDaily. Details regarding your paid subscription: You will automatically continue to receive the latest technology-related news through an online subscription to CongressDaily for the remaining duration of your TechDaily subscription unless we hear from you otherwise. For those who currently subscribe to CongressDaily and TechDaily, your CongressDaily subscription will be extended by the pro-rated monetary value remaining on your TechDaily subscription.