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The Truth About Newspapers in the 21st Century

Sourav Roy | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media
Sourav Roy

While the notion that newspapers are dying a pitiable death eggs on, reality debunks the myth and potrays a different picture.

Horror Movie Characters Made Of Butter

Foodiggity | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home

Horror movie psychos kill. So does cholesterol -- it just isn't nearly as entertaining. 

And If the Polls are Dead Wrong

Warren Adler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Warren Adler

Suppose all the polls which predict one of the tightest races in presidential electoral history are dead wrong and one or another candidate wins in a landslide, both popular and electoral?

The Machine That Made the Media

Patrick Myles | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts
Patrick Myles

Linotype: The Film is a fascinating tribute to an invention that heralded the dawn of mechanical typesetting and played a pivotal role in the advancement of print and publishing.

As Journalism 'Dies,' Young French and American Writers Take Matters Into Our Own Hands

Melanie Bavaria | Posted 11.12.2012 | Media
Melanie Bavaria

The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.

Friday Finish: The Composers

Christopher Caen | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

This week I thought of the composers, and I thought about deadlines. Yes, the news has been set free in this wonderful new digital world. But something in the process seems to have been lost.

Newspaper Shift to Digital Could Disconnect Some

NABJ | Marissa Evans and Kelcie C. McCrae | Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

This story originally appeared on Kenneth Lewis sat in the Tout De Suite Cafe at Algiers Point with two copies of The Times-Pic...

Romney Slams News Judgment of Denver TV Reporter

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I can think of a couple reasons why Mitt Romney chose to take questions from local TV reporters and KOA radio hosts yesterday, while blowing off "print" journalists in Denver. But if Team Romney expected softballs, they got it wrong.

Jason Linkins

Al Qaeda Magazine Returns, Recommends Forest Fires As Next Great Terror Innovation | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

When we last left the genius who apparently thought that what al Qaeda's global death cult needed most was to embark on a print media enterprise, he w...

Reimagining the Story of Newsies

Harvey Fierstein | Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment
Harvey Fierstein

I wanted to make at least one cogent argument defending print media to a culture that doesn't seem to care if the daily paper disappears altogether. What could that argument be?

Journalism: Bridging the Gap

Nick Foley | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
Nick Foley

If we could marry our online expertise with the seasoned experience of established reporters, maybe we could bridge the age gap that dictates how people consume news, and head into the future certain that, young or old, people will want to know.

Why Do Journalists Still Want To See Their Name In Print? | Posted 03.28.2012 | Media

If print media is truly in an advanced stage of decline, if journalism's great hope is online, why do journalists still like so very much to see their...

The Joys of Blogging

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.18.2012 | Media
Richard Schiffman

I am one of the print writers who was dragged to the internet kicking and screaming. Now, you won't hear a peep from me. What changed this squawking, blogger-mocking crow into a grinning little dove of the blogosphere?

239 New Magazines Launched In 2011 | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

The number of magazines launched in 2011 jumped 23.8 percent, from 193 to 239, compared to 2010, according to magazine database

Will Tech-Savvy Post50s Kill The Newspaper?

The Examiner | Paul Briand | Posted 11.25.2011 | Fifty

At one time, the thought was that the daily printed daily newspaper would be around as long as Baby Boomers are around. But industry experts say th...

Why I Wrote a (Print) Book

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Aaron Shapiro

Two-minute videos, uploaded PowerPoint presentations, short articles and blog posts are great for expressing straightforward messages. But some ideas are worth diving into to really flesh out arguments, concepts, and nuance.

Jason Linkins

Al Qaeda Magazine Awash In 9/11 Nostalgia, 'Sour Grapes' | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.28.2011 | Media

Danger Room's Spencer Ackerman reads the recent issue of al Qaeda's Inspire magazine -- the Southern Living for aspirational terrorist death-cultists ...

Time to Get Your Clark Kent On?

John Shore | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media
John Shore

In some very real ways, citizen journalists are the only journalists left. Nobody cares about local politics like local citizens. Nobody can. The adage is true for a reason; all politics is local.

New Evidence That Print Isn't Dead

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on June 22, 2011 2:23 PM | Posted 08.22.2011 | Home

Who says newspaper book reviews are dying? Thriller novelist Dave White saw the Amazon sales rank for his novel increase 2,000 percent after a glowing...

Newspapers as Souvenirs

Justin Cox | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media
Justin Cox

I didn't buy a newspaper because I wanted to find out more about the operation in Pakistan. I bought it because it was tangible representation of massively important historic event, and I wanted to save it.

Big Editors Return To Print: Is It Coming Back? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Print, it seemed, didn't collapse. So what happened? It depends on who you ask. Maybe it's a matter of returning to a line of work you're used t...

To Save the Times, Abandon Timeliness

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leah Anthony Libresco

I want to track a story as it develops, I certainly won't be looking at the print edition of anything, and, once the long-threatened paywall goes up, I won't be getting my updates from

Egypt Deep-Sixes Information Ministry

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was long overdue. The government body known derisively as Egypt's Ministry of Disinformation has ceased to exist. The country's new interim cabin...

Jason Linkins

Tea Party To Launch New Magazine At CPAC | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Guess who's coming to save print media? The Tea Party, that's who! Next week at CPAC, attendees will have an opportunity to sample the inaugural issue of Tea Party Review.

Innovations in Magazines 2010: Adapt & Thrive

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Shrinking advertising revenue, fewer pages, slashed payrolls and dropping circulations haven't deterred traditional and new titles from capitalizing on fast-paced changes in the media.