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San Diego Newspaper Lays Off 1/3 Of Staff After Sale

AP | Posted 05.26.2015 | Media

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last w...

Los Angeles Times Makes Major Newspaper Acquisition

AP | By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.07.2015 | Media

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The publisher of the Los Angeles Times is buying U-T San Diego for $85 million, strengthening its presence in Southern California a...

Magazines Thrive, Still Surprise

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.30.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Can print magazines survive, thrive and surprise, what with all the existing online, digital and mobile fare? Absolutely, say media industry experts, adding that those who have declared magazines' demise are off-track.

Man Writes Hilariously Civilized Letter To Newspaper Thief

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.25.2015 | Media

Newspaper thieves, you better hope your victim is as civilized as Richard Nagler. After more than a decade of having his Wall Street Journal stolen...

5 Things I Learned From Steve McQueen

Rick Penn-Kraus | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Rick Penn-Kraus

This Tuesday would have been actor Steve McQueen's 85th birthday. I met McQueen in 1979 as a high school student in Los Angeles, and learned some valuable lessons that day.

J-Schools Must Include Safety Courses in Curricula

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Both IFJ and UNESCO have been quite active in promoting the topic and have published guidebooks on how journalists can protect themselves in various scenarios that spell trouble. It's the belief that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

Your Grandparents Were Right About The Best Way To Clean Glass

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | LaToya Monah | Posted 01.29.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Claim: Newspapers are an effective way to wipe glass windows clean, sans streaks. It’s True! Our grandparents we...

Je suis Charlie

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

Twenty five years later, I am still in the U.S. I return each summer to the city that I love. I still feel the frustration in Parisians souls. People are scared, people are fed up. Yes, it is a beautiful city and will always be.

'World Press Trends 2014' Debunks Newspapers' Death

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Each day, more than half the world's adult population read a daily newspaper: 2.5 billion in print and more than 800 million in digital form," according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Images and Media Ethics: How Much, How Far?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about pictures that prompts journalists, activists, and social media users to take liberties with people's privacy, lives and destinies, and be sloppy in what they publish?

Sniff, Sniff

Lynda Freeman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

I looked toward the source of the irritating sound. A woman, who was busy listening to something on her laptop, earphones clamped to her head, sat in the chair beside me. I hope she has a tissue, I thought. I hope she blows her nose.

On Being a Foreign Correspondent

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rachele Kanigel's "10 Tips for Training the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents" immediately drew my attention but her headline didn't quite mat...

GASP: Ads On Magazine Covers!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.23.2014 | Media

What might go unnoticed to most readers in the latest edition of Time is actually a significant moment in magazine history. Take a closer look:...

Crisis of Self-Government

William E. White | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
William E. White

Today, We the People are losing confidence in our institutions. But the treasure of American self-government is too precious to take for granted, and far too precious to discard.

Post Readers to Bezos: Get It Right

Jim Moore | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Jim Moore

From my desk in a downtown office roughly equidistant from the Post and the White House, I felt a silence muffle the capital at 4:41, the very moment I was reading the breaking news of the Graham-to-Bezos handoff.

Post Readers to Bezos: Get It Right

Jim Moore | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Jim Moore

From my desk in a downtown office roughly equidistant from the Post and the White House, I felt a silence muffle the capital at 4:41, the very moment I was reading the breaking news of the Graham-to-Bezos handoff.

Newspaper 'Fire Sales' and the Future of Media Education

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Thought leaders have a huge challenge, as media and media educators hustle to keep pace with the shifts and retain long-term value. As the film industry has shown it is not easy, but hard work makes it possible to survive and prosper.

WATCH: Man vs. Newspaper

Posted 06.18.2013 | Comedy

This bit of physical comedy is yet another reason that newspapers must die. Comedian Josh Fadem performs this Buster Keaton-worthy short film that sho...

Ali "No Problem" Almarrany, Yemen's Inspiration Media Miracle

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.02.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Try getting on TV if you're telegenic with an instinct for news. Try again if you lost an eye as a poverty-stricken child from Yemen where even your r...

Lebanese Journalists Trained to Cover/Uncover Corruption

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.21.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's a very ambitious plan that will require a gargantuan effort on journalists' part given the stakes involved, as members of parliament and ministers are not obliged to divest themselves of business interests.

8 Suggestions to Save the Washington Post

Kyle Hutzler | Posted 05.13.2013 | DC
Kyle Hutzler

If the Washington Post does not start thinking and acting like a national paper, it will die the inevitable death of a regional one.

History in the Walls

Pam Peterson | Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Home
Pam Peterson

In 1902, a letter was delivered to Monsieur le Baron de Thénard, at Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris. It was from a mechanic, demanding payment for the work he had done on the baron's yacht. In 2012, the letter was found in a wall.

These Headlines Are Unbelievable

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.18.2013 | Media

In 2010, Washington Post writer Gene Weingarten lamented about the damage that digital media had done to headlines. No longer, he wrote, could they be...

Most Viewed Online Stories of 2012: Survey Results

Bill Lucey | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Bill Lucey

In just a few short weeks we'll be closing the books on 2012. And what a year's it's been.

'Mr. Clean'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Over the years, I have cleaned up my act. Now my desk is so neat that it looks like I don't do any real work, which I don't.