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Death of Newspapers

LOOK: The Way We Read Newspapers Has Changed

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.21.2014 | Media

How much has the media landscape really changed in the last 10 years? A recent infographic from the Newspaper Association of America will show you ...

News Wars and Soviet Diplomacy

Brian Shactman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Media
Brian Shactman

Of course, the erosion of newspaper circulations is now an old story. We all still love to read news, but most of us simply do not sit down and read the paper anymore. But it was fun to see -- and recall -- that the news reading culture was so different such a short time ago.

Are Newspapers Dying Out Earlier Than Expected?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.20.2014 | Media

Some sad news for print in the Arab world: newspapers may be on their way out much earlier than expected. Ross Dawson, the same author who predicte...

LOOK: Old Newspaper Buildings Are Being Demolished

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.28.2014 | Media

On Monday, part of the building that housed the Miami Herald until 2013 was demolished to make room for a luxury hotel and casino that will soon be Re...

Bad News For Newspapers

AP | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. newspaper industry revenue fell last year, as increases in circulation revenue weren't high enough to make up for shrinking dem...

Newspaper Reportedly Firing ENTIRE Staff

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.21.2014 | Media

Here's a fun way to do business: the Baltimore Sun just bought a local weekly, and then reportedly told everyone who worked there that it was firing t...

This Is Just The Saddest Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.13.2014 | Media

We knew things weren't looking great for the newspaper industry, but we didn't know things were this bad. The Kentucky-based Herald-Leader is havi...

Twitter Is the 21st Century Newspaper

Adam Wexler | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media
Adam Wexler

What makes Twitter so amazing as a crowdsourced news source is its natural ability to become the ideal newspaper for each and every one of us. We choose our sources. They choose the content.

New York Times Still Struggles

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.06.2014 | Media

The New York Times Co. still can't seem to catch a break as they shift to develop both digital and print platforms. The Times saw a 19 percent incr...

I Won't Give Up On My Journalism Dream

Taylor Blatchford | Posted 04.02.2014 | Teen
Taylor Blatchford

As the co­-editor-­in-­chief of my high school's journalism program and a soon­-to-­be college journalism major, by far the most common question I'm asked is "Isn't journalism dying? How are you going to get a job?" This is my answer: Journalism is not dying. It's evolving.

Something Is Very Unusual About This Newspaper

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.15.2013 | Media

What's missing from this newspaper? It should be pretty obvious: pictures. Indeed, the French newspaper Libération has come out with a new ...

ReThink Review: Dear Mr. Watterson - Art and Business and Calvin & Hobbes

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The documentary Dear Mr. Watterson explores what makes Calvin & Hobbes so special, beloved, and influential, and why its creator was willing to take on newspapers and the comics industry not only to serve his creation, but comics in general.

One Chart Proves The Horrifying Truth Behind Newspaper Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

Newspapers are facing increased pressure to cut down on staff to minimize costs, and a new report by Pew Research Center shows exactly who is being hi...

Even Worse News For The Newspaper Industry

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media

The future just got a bit cloudier for the newspaper industry. A recent news release by Gannett, which owns USA Today and 81 other community newsp...

YIKES!

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2013 | Media

Oct 21 (Reuters) - Gannett Co Inc reported a 4 percent slip in third-quarter revenue to $1.25 billion on Monday because of declines in advertising s...

All I Needed to Know I Learned From the L.A. Times

Robert M. Randolph | Posted 11.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Robert M. Randolph

Our focus this school year is on books or events that shaped our lives. I have been shaped by reading newspapers. I love reading the newspaper and lament the troubles that surround the news business.

'Olbermann' Premieres On ESPN2

Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

Keith Olbermann returned to TV on Monday night with the debut of his new ESPN2 talk show "Olbermann." It's about to begin! Keith is back behind the...

Koch-Less: Tea Party Tycoons NOT Buying Tribune

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media

The Koch Brothers won't be buying the Tribune Company's newspapers after all, the company confirmed on Thursday. The Daily Caller first broke the n...

California City Becomes A Rarity: A 2-Newspaper Town

AP | JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 10.19.2013 | Media

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The latest experiment in American journalism is a throwback: a new daily newspaper to compete against an established one in...

Requiem for the Newspaper Clique

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

The newspaper industry might have dodged the 8 ball if they had skipped the salons where they talk to each other and instead realized that they are a service industry (yes, like a lawn service or even cable news) and thus evolved to meet the needs of their customers.

Boston Globe SOLD

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry has purchased the Boston Globe from the New York Times Company. Official news of the deal came in the early hours o...

Huge Cuts At Major Paper

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Media

CLEVELAND — The Plain Dealer in Cleveland cut about a third of its newsroom staff Wednesday, months after announcing it was reducing home delive...

The Institution May Be Dying, But The Need Is Not

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

No matter what denomination or faith tradition, organized religion is declining. And yet people still yearn for a connection to their spiritual core, a relationship with the reality beyond themselves.

The Need for Common Frames of Reference

Mark Rice | Posted 07.22.2013 | Media
Mark Rice

One of the great achievements of the Internet has been the explosion of websites, blogs, etc. dedicated to politics and the news. This very same achievement, however, has paradoxically resulted in the erosion of a common frame of reference for understanding the news.

Two More Staffers Resign From Village Voice

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media

Two more Village Voice staffers — food critic Tejal Rao and staff writer Nick Pinto — announced their resignations on Monday. "I've resigned f...