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History of Journalism

The Forgotten History of Social News

Tom Standage | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Tom Standage

We tend to think of the emergence of social news platforms, such as Reddit or the Huffington Post, as historically unprecedented. But in many ways they represent the revival of a long traditional that dates back to the Roman era.

Newspaper Greats: A Humbling Experience for Serious Journalists

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.10.2013 | Home
Geri Spieler

In a world of perishable correspondence, I fear we will lose precious writings to the Internet. Some would argue that the electronic world allows us to save writing in perpetuity unlike in the physical world -- I hope so.