As an old newspaperman living in a digital age, I am often asked if print will survive. My answer is yes, and for a very important reason: You can't wrap fish in a website. Besides, what are you supposed to do, housebreak your dog on an iPad?
Recovery. That's my battle cry. That's my great-grandmother realigned in me, warring against sins -- the untold story, the ancestor lost to time -- that break my heart.
The Boston Globe on Monday published its endorsement of Ohio Governor John Kasich in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary.
Over history, the news industry has always been heavily impacted by - and then it has adapted to - technological change. Town criers gave way to prin...
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Older entrepreneurs have an ace card when it comes to public relations. They have developed contacts and resources over the years to makes it easier to get the word out about their businesses to colleagues. Word of mouth is still king but today it's often done over social media and that's where a lot of older entrepreneurs fall short.
On Nov. 27, media mogul Rupert Murdoch used his Twitter account to say there was "strong word" that billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and a group of local investors were poised to buy the Los Angeles Times.
Golden Bell Entertainment announced recently that they will launch their first collaborative arts project called The Sunday Comics. The start of this project begins with "The Sunday Comics," a monthly 15" x 22" inch newspaper publication reminiscent of the comics sections we grew up with.
"Perhaps there could be a way to compost for credits toward fresh produce. Really, New Yorkers need to buy what they can consume and stop producing so much waste in the first place."
I was recently asked by an editor to explain why I've lived in the same place -- in New York's Hudson Valley -- for nearly 40 years. I could only think to answer the question in the guise I'm most familiar with: as the grandfather of four boys.
This morning, I bet that the first thing you did -- even before you had that first cup of coffee - was check the news. In fact, you didn't open an actual newspaper. Chances are you read the news on your phone.
Reporters and editors excluded from membership are furious about results of the Lebanese Journalists Union (LJU) election so they're suing the syndicate and its president on charges of corruption, irregularities and violations of its bylaws.
I came across this three-part YouTube film about the New York City newspapers strike of 1945. It was a 17-day event. It's quite interesting to see how people coped, or didn't cope. There were eight daily newspapers in New York at that time and people devoured them.
A picture may say 1,000 words, though there is possibly another story lurking just outside the frame. This is certainly the case with the images featured in "The First with the Latest! Aggie Underwood, the Los Angeles Herald, and the Sordid Crimes of a City."
Instead of carrying around the burden of the world's evils and difficulties, I wonder if it is possible to use the news to empower people to make changes and help in areas that are most important to them.
Maybe I'm desperate...