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Magazine Launches Were Up In 2014, But So Were Closures

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.18.2014 | Media

All things considered, 2014 proved to be a pretty decent year for the magazine industry. Though 99 outlets folded this year, 190 new magazines als...

Where Did the Freedom Go? Fight for the Accessible Information Continues

Evgeniya Melnikova | Posted 08.31.2014 | Media
Evgeniya Melnikova

You might think the times of oppression had passed, you might think we've got plenty of free choices on our hands. I might think just the opposite. G...

The Cry of Jet Magazine

Hermene Hartman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

As of next week, there will be no more Jet magazine, that pint-sized publication that's been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951.

Magazines Give Reason To Be Hopeful About Print

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.30.2014 | Media

The magazine industry has some rather unexpected news. Magazines have showed surprising growth so far this year, with more new titles coming out in...

Print or Digital: It All Has Environmental Impact

Omega Institute | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Omega Institute

Are you reading fewer than 100 books on your e-reader before upgrading? Do you read the news more than 10 minutes each day? If so, the printed pa...

Create New Ideas -- Think Different, Think Upside Down

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Believe it or not, this will stimulate new ideas.

Print Media? You Can't Do That -- Or Can You?

Dayna Steele | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Dayna Steele

Ignoring those predicting the dismal future of print media, some publications are showing the world how print media can and has evolved into a versatile entity, serving many needs for its audience.

The Golden Age of Journalism?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media
Tom Engelhardt

In terms of journalism, of expression, of voice, of fine reporting and superb writing, of a range of news, thoughts, views, perspectives, and opinions about places, worlds, and phenomena that I wouldn't otherwise have known about, there has never been an experimental moment like this. I'm in awe.

How Do Publishers Select Which Books To Publish?

Steven Zacharius | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Steven Zacharius

Publishers don't decide which books they're going to publish while sitting alone in a dark room with one little lamp burning. It's not a secretive process and it's not just a matter of a singular person's whims or personal tastes.

Lebanese Press Syndicate Head Kicks Up Media Storm

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.05.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Baalbaki resigned. Baalbaki didn't resign. "Baalbaki Forever" headlined the Maharat News website, saying that no sooner had the Lebanese Press Syndi...

Beauty and the Feast: When Print Meets Digital

Joe Hyrkin | Posted 06.12.2013 | Media
Joe Hyrkin

When an interest becomes a passion, you want to know more about it, seek out new information, share your knowledge and passion with others and find a ...

Tablets Galore: What Future Media Means for the Industry Journalists Love to Hate -- Public Relations

Thomas Church | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media
Thomas Church

The end of printed publications has big implications for the future of PR. Campaigning for behavioural change and using words to persuade will become much harder due to the fleeting nature of the web.

Ten Things I Love About Print

Ariel Gore | Posted 07.14.2013 | Media
Ariel Gore

Brainless print publications that were only in business to chase advertising dollars might be dying a long-overdue death, but if I have anything to say about it, print itself lives.

How Social Media Is Supporting a Fundamental Shift in Journalism

Jayson DeMers | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media
Jayson DeMers

As daily Internet usage becomes increasingly ubiquitous, suddenly people have started going online, specifically to social media networks like Reddit or Facebook, to get their news and print media syndications have begun to die off as a result.

What Twitter's For: Twitter Vs. Traditional Media on Covering the Capture of the Alleged Boston Bombers

Floyd Elliot | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Floyd Elliot

In the end, I think Twitter outshined the television and print/web-based media at reporting the breaking story on a moment-to-moment basis.

Specialists Outflank Daily Newspapers

John P. David | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
John P. David

Sadly, I don't think it will necessarily be printing costs that lead to their ultimate demise. As long as metro dailies remain "masters of none," the specialists will continue to siphon-off their readers and their revenue.

What's Happened to the Los Angeles Times: The Thinning of America's Dailies

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.21.2013 | Media
Michael Russnow

Newspapers aren't even going the way of airlines, nickel and diming us for what we came to expect. They've simply eliminated a lot of the content from what we're paying for or making us spend time hunting online for stuff which was once right in front of us.

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.