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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

VisualNews.com | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
VisualNews.com

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Why Printed Matter Matters

Posted 04.21.2012 | Arts

With the ever-growing craze of digital media, most people spend more time reading a screen than they do reading a page. (Hey, we get it; we are an onl...

Librarian Finds Rare Paul Revere Print Tucked In Book

Posted 04.12.2012 | Arts

The perks of being a librarian grow every day. You are surrounded by books, get to shush people when they get rowdy, and you are in the perfect positi...

Get Those Encyclopaedias While You Can

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

CHICAGO — It turns out all Encyclopaedia Britannica had to do to breathe new life into the sale of its print edition was to kill it. Since Brit...

Check Out This Amazing New Book Technology

Posted 02.27.2012 | Books

This changes everything. E-books are dead. Books are back, baby! OK maybe we're over-reacting but the Albatros is such a simple, amazing, useful piece...

Winter Weekend in Budapest: Alone in Great Company

Vivian Norris | Posted 04.26.2012 | Travel
Vivian Norris

The snow and the Danube and the golden domes and the hot chocolate...the Gellert Baths, the sour cream pancakes, dumpling soups, peach nectar, river f...

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...

Hey GQ I Guess Stereotypes Die Hard, Wicked Hard

Greg Selkoe | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style
Greg Selkoe

An Open Letter to GQ Dear GQ, Thank you for awarding Boston the distinction of worst dressed US city as part of your comedy issue this month. We her...

Is Print Making A Comeback?

FutureBook | Posted 06.14.2011 | Books

The performance of thriller writer Wilbur Smith's latest book suggests that e-book sales (at very low prices) do not necessarily threaten print book s...

What Is Digital Poetry? (PHOTOS)

Jason Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jason Nelson

In the simplest terms Digital Poems are born from the combination of technology and poetry, with writers using all multi-media elements as critical texts.

Blogger Series: London Fashion (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Constantin Bjerke

Fashion Foie Gras For most of us a high-flying full-time career is more than enough, but not Emily Johnston - the (super)-woman behind the globally su...