#TheDailySpin: Newspapers the fastest shrinking industry in U.S.

Plus, Obama is a Muslim—is a trending topic on Twitter today: find out why. And watch the new trailer for the film adaptation of ‘On the Road.’

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Good thing CNN is in talks to acquire the booming website Mashable.

The Chicago Sun-Times, on the other hand, is reportedly a potential buyer for Windy City’s iconic weekly The Chicago Reader, a report in Crain’s Chicago Business said Monday. In a blog post, the Reader‘s longtime media columnist Michael Miner questioned the report.

According to a new poll, roughly half of voters in Alabama and Mississippi think Chicago’s own, President Obama, is a Muslim, which inspired a trending topic on Twitter this afternoon: “Obama is Muslim.” The majority of voters in those states also have a favorable opinion of Rush Limbaugh and don’t believe in evolution.

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