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Drop That Kindle! 10 Reasons Print Books Are Better Than E-Books

The National Book Review | Posted 10.02.2015 | Books
The National Book Review

Paper makes reading physically pleasurable. Reading an e-book, on the other hand, feels like using an ATM. And after staring at a computer screen at work all day, how relaxing is it to curl up at home and stare at another screen?

Lebanese Journos Contest Union Election Results

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

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.

CON GAMES: Print Comes Tumbling Down At Aspen Words

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.31.2015 | Denver
Michael Conniff

My takeaway from said panel: don't bother with Twitter if you can get a job at The Paris Review.

Magazines Thrive, Still Surprise

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.29.2015 | 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.

10 Artists, Illustrators And Designers Committed To Keeping Print Alive

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.27.2015 | Arts

"Print isn't dead." So reads a block of text opposite the table of contents in People of Print. The beautifully adorned tome, published by...

Gutenberg Would Be Proud

Tom Falco | Posted 03.30.2015 | Books
Tom Falco

There's something interesting happening and it's almost like we're going back in time. According to many sources, I've read that Kindle and iPad sales are down.

Pulitzer Prize Expands Eligibility To Include Online, Print Magazines

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.08.2014 | Media

The Pulitzer Prize has broadened eligibility in feature writing and investigative reporting to include online and print magazines, the Pulitzer Prize ...

Plaid-itude: Sporting Tartan Never Felt So Good

ZOOM interiors | Posted 01.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Poor ole' plaid gets a bad wrap, i.e. slutty schoolgirls, your grandmother's ridiculously overdone curtains, and who could forget, the Burberry-wearing prepsters. But, it's making a serious come back -- more urban cool and less Hot Topic-y.

Karen Clark on the ImageBlog

Karen Clark | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Read More: Print, Arts News
Karen Clark

The Dam, 2013, photomontage, 18 x 12 inches, archival inkjet print. The spark for this piece came from a billboard of Bashar al-Assad and a 19th cent...

Life of an Illustrator Living in a Barn in the Woods

Global Yodel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

Global Yodel caught up with illustrator Andrew Groves who lives in a barn in the woods in Wiston, UK. Here he creates images and makes objects for clients and personal projects.

Bits on the Beach

Naomi S. Baron | Posted 09.16.2014 | Books
Naomi S. Baron

Hours of my day as a professor and writer are spent reading onscreen. But when I know I'll want to reflect on what I have read, to read it again, and to have it stare back at me when I'm working in my study, I read in print.

Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

ven if that audience isn't willing to pay directly for content, membership packages allow newspapers to offer something different, an emotional connection with their core readers complemented by special deals and opportunities. Expect memberships to become a more common feature.

So You Want to Start An English-Language News Site?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Friends and acquaintances across the Middle East/North Africa region often ask for advice on matters related to journalism, media in general, ethics, and how to prepare young people for this very exciting and ever-changing field.

JET Shuts Down Print Magazine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

After 63 years, Johnson Publishing Company will no longer be printing JET magazine. The newsweekly is officially transitioning over to digital at t...

'Nichification' and More Alter Mostly Mobile Classifieds

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.

PHOTOS: Print Ain't Dead In NYC

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York

In a digitally-crazed city that never stops moving, one New York photographer reveals that everyone from pop stars to the homeless still gets lost in ...

Alejandro Cartagena, the Mastermind Behind the 'Urban Transpiration' Photo Series

Global Yodel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts
Global Yodel

In the summer of 2011, photographer Alejandro Cartagena spent three mornings a week -- any more and his wife would have kicked him out -- hunched over the railing of a pedestrian footbridge crossing one of Monterrey, Mexico's busiest highways.

The Deadliest Countries for Journalists | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

For many journalists, their day-to-day lives aren't always thought of as being dangerous. However, there are journalists whose lives are in grave danger every time they show up to work.

What Is Reading?

David Kudler | Posted 04.22.2013 | Books
David Kudler

Whether I'm flipping paper pages, scanning through an ebook, listening to an audiobook or reading into a mic, reading a book is reading a book. Or is it?

Lebanese Media Far From Being Accountable

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.06.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The year 2012 stirred up the journalists' syndicate world that had been dormant for several years. It saw the birth (and eclipse) of the audio-visual workers' union and the expanded membership of the Journalists Union that had been an exclusive club for decades.

WATCH: 'Buffy' On Physical Books

Posted 01.11.2013 | Books

"Books smell... musty and rich. The knowledge gained from a computer... it has no texture." Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a cult must-watch for fans...

Andrew Losowsky

Why Ebooks Are Inspiring A New Age Of Print | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 10.29.2012 | Books

Ebooks, like physical books, have weight. That is, according to a computer scientist at UC Berkeley, who calculated in 2011 that a 4GB ebook reader fi...

Print vs. eBooks

Bethany Sales | Posted 12.25.2012 | Books
Bethany Sales

I thought long and hard after my first semester in Emerson's graduate Publishing program. My classes were interesting and my professors were incredibly experienced, but there was a hint of negativity in each article and newsletter that could not be denied.

Interview with Ryan Yoon, Editor-in-Chief of The GROUND

Joseph Sutton | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York
Joseph Sutton

I sat down with The GROUND founder and editor-in-chief Ryan Yoon, who told me all about his multi-faceted background, and how his experiences led him to spearheading a fresh and new experiment in the print, web and creative industries.

The Main Thing Is That We Keep Reading

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 07.03.2012 | Books
Mary Walker Baron

As an avid reader I take pride and comfort in my library of printed works. I own a digital reader from which I frequently, well, read. I love my books. I like my digital reader.