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A Horrible Week for Newspapers

Bob Liff | Posted 09.25.2015 | Media
Bob Liff

The New Orleans Times-Picayune, which had already cut back its daily print run to three days a week, announced layoffs of an additional three dozen editorial side employees. The Los Angeles Times, which recently laid off its publisher, is planning a new round of cuts.

The Trump Phenomenon and U.S. Political Culture

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

The only things that really matter in Republican politics today are name recognition, a degree of celebrity, and the ability to make outrageous statements that appeal to a minority of voters.

North Korea, Sony, and Ignorance

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.27.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Given that the vast majority of Americans cannot identify North Korea on a map, or the name of its leader, the very idea that a major film studio would sanction the production of a movie whose plot is based on the assassination of Kim Jong-un is just plain silly.

More Layoffs At Daily News

Capital New York | Joe Pompeo | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media

The Daily News is downsizing again, as we reported earlier in Capital's morning media newsletter. Multiple sources told Capital that buyouts have r...

LOOK: NY Daily News' Bold Front Page

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.24.2014 | Media

The New York Daily News went outside the box—literally—with Monday's front page on Brooklyn Nets player Jason Collins. Collins made history Su...

Talking Union

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 04.12.2014 | Media
Lionel Rolfe

Now Bernstein is gone, and the Times apparently has no one left who can or would be allowed to write intelligently about labor. Despite what you might think, Hollywood is not the only economic driver of Los Angeles.

Why They Hate the New York Jets

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

Hatred and bias against the Jets will not go away anytime soon. The best way to deal with them is for the Jets to finally win another Super Bowl, thus allowing feelings of envy to have a firm basis in reality.

Colin Myler's Bid To Remake The 'Daily News' | Posted 08.04.2013 | Media

"We are a tabloid newspaper," said Colin Myler. The Daily News editor-in-chief was on the phone one morning about a month ago, just a few hours bef...

RiRi Woo With A Side Of Herpes?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.30.2013 | Black Voices

Rihanna's RiRi Woo lipstick for MAC caused quite the frenzy when it launched earlier this month, selling out in a mere three hours. And while the red-...

PHOTO: New York Daily News Blasts Boehner Over Sandy Aid

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.03.2013 | Media

The New York Daily News used its Thursday cover to rail against John Boehner after the speaker pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from the house flo...

PHOTO: Newspaper's Shocking Message To Lawmakers

Posted 12.18.2012 | Media

The New York Daily News made the call for tighter gun control in the aftermath of Friday's horrific shooting in the form of a shocking front page on T...


Poynter. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will split from in early 2013, Meg Heckman reports. general manager Steve Alessi tells ...

Unnatural Disasters

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

When the Daily News sent truckloads of goods to Staten Island, it wasn't the food and bottled water that got the most enthusiastic reception from residents battered by Hurricane Sandy.

Daily News Staffers Gather Hoping To Hear Colin Myler's Vision For The Paper

Capital New York | Joe Pompeo | Posted 09.23.2012 | Media

Colin Myler's first half-year at the helm of the Daily News has seemed, from the outside, relatively subdued....

Michael Calderone

NY Times Slams Bloomberg Over NYPD Muslim Spying | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.04.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New York Times harshly criticized the NYPD's Muslim surveillance program in a Sunday editorial, while taking particular aim at Mayor ...

Michael Calderone

NYC Newspapers Defend Spying On Muslims | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.28.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Bob McManus, editorial page editor of the New York Post, blasted the Associated Press on Tuesday, suggesting that the news organization ca...

WATCH: New York Throws A 'Hackathon' To Improve

Posted 10.01.2011 | New York

Hackers and computer wiz's gathered at General Assembly over the weekend for Reinvent, NYC's first "hackathon." In a 36-hour coding spree,...

DTS Voters: A Return to Nonpartisan Normalcy?

Edward Headington | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

The average Angeleno does not live, eat and breathe politics. Partisanship is the last thing on their minds, and it is probably easy to understand why registration for independent voters is climbing.

Pete Hamill: One Day, Web Journalists Will Get Real Money

Ross Kenneth Urken | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week stalwart New York journalist Pete Hamill won the prestigious Louis Auchincloss Prize, presented by the Museum of the City of New York. Today...

Tsunami of pro-charter school opinion in NY dailies

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonie Haimson

Before the state raised its cap on charter schools last month, New Yorkers were inundated with a flood of TV, radio and internet ads from the hedge-fu...

Today's Front Pages: March 30th (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A look at today's front pages... ...

Front Page Roundup: What's In Today's Paper?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Take a gander at today's front pages: ...

An Ugly NYPD-Media Confrontation

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

With crime at historic lows and the police commissioner enjoying high public approval, one might think the NYPD would extend basic respect to police reporters. Think again.

New York Newspapers' Offices Raided By Police

AP | COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Investigators in the city raided offices for some of the nation's largest newspapers Tuesday as part of a corruption probe into a pow...

Joe Bruno, Former New York GOP Senate Leader, Supports Gay Marriage

Towleroad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The times are changing, and quickly. Earlier in the week, the New York Daily News' Elizabeth Benjamin reported that Governor David Paterson was try...