Category Archives: News
Today in 1704, the first continuously-published newspaper in the United States, the Boston News-Letter, was published for the first time.
Today in 1930, according to the BBC, listeners who tuned in to hear the news bulletin on Good Friday were informed: “There is no news.” Piano music followed.
Joseph Galarneau: “The power of the press can be dramatically limited when the power to the press is disconnected.”
Larry Kramer, founder of CBS MarketWatch, writes today about Nick Denton’s (Gawker’s) decision to abandon the blog format in favor of “curation.” What it means is that the old print, yes, dare I say it, “old” newspaper and magazine print … Continue reading
“…print magazines still generally take in far more money than their Web-only counterparts.” —Wall Street Journal (AP story) “It also gives Mr. Diller, a member of the board of The Washington Post Company, the longtime former owner of Newsweek, a … Continue reading