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  1. Susan Brownmiller on How The Village Voice Made Her a WriterThe editing was light; the opportunities were endless.
  2. Trump’s Quiet Assault on Small Newspapers Just Came to an EndThe International Trade Commission ruled that Trump tariffs on newsprint are illegitimate — but not before those duties devastated regional papers.
  3. ink
    Why New York Needs Both the Post and the Daily News A two-vigorous-tabloid town is a very good thing.
  4. mass shootings
    5 Dead in Shooting at Annapolis NewspaperSuspect Jarrod Ramos, who is in custody, lost a defamation case against the Capital Gazette over a report about how he harassed a woman.
  5. mass shootings
    5 Dead in Shooting at Annapolis NewspaperA gunman killed five people in the newsroom of the Capital-Gazette Thursday, according to local authorities. One suspect is in custody.
  6. ‘Baby Breitbarts’ Might Be the Future of Local NewspapersThe Tennessee Star is a far-right outlet disguised as a traditional paper. And it’s influencing local politics while staying in the black.
  7. select all
    When Facebook ‘Disrupts’ Journalism, It Degrades Our DemocracyJournalists don’t cover Facebook harshly because it threatens their jobs — they do so because it threatens our republic (and, also, their jobs).
  8. angry birds
    Trump and Bannon Battle It Out on Covers of NYC NewspapersThey enter a “cuckfighting” arena and then go back in time to ancient Rome.
  9. Trump Might Make Newspaper Endorsements Matter AgainClinton has racked up a series of endorsements from conservative editorial boards. Research suggests such “surprise endorsements” can have an effect.
  10. A Short-lived (But Not Completely Vanished) Newspaper, 50 Years OnRemembering the Widget.
  11. Britain’s The Independent Is Closing Its Print EditionsIt’ll continue online.
  12. Philly’s Big News Outlets Are Going NonprofitThe Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com are trying to stay out of the click frenzy. 
  13. end of an era
    Today Is the Last Day of WWD’s Print Daily “Today we say goodbye to an old friend, a morning habit for generations.”  
  14. Being a Newspaper Reporter < Being a LumberjackCareerCast says breaking news for a newspaper is the worst way to spend your life.
  15. Councilman’s Bad Plan to Keep Name Out of PressThe local paper’s response to Kirby Delauter is perfect.
  16. The Rise of New York’s Foreign-Language NewspapersThe city’s 95 ethnic newspapers have a combined circulation (2.9 million) that outstrips the combined print reach of the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Daily News, and the Post.
  17. Appointments
    Sam Sifton Will Edit the Times’ Newly Renamed ‘Food’The newspaper man and former critic is the first to hold the job title since Craig Claiborne.
  18. Food Sections
    San Francisco Chronicle Kills Stand-alone Food SectionThe new Sunday supplement replaces the previously separate Food & Wine and Home & Garden sections.
  19. Trump Hotels Ditch Free Newspaper DeliveryGoing digital like everyone else. 
  20. How Newspapers Around the World Remembered Nelson MandelaA diverse collection of covers from across the globe.
  21. I Lost My Appetite in San Francisco
    San Francisco Chronicle’s Esteemed Food Section Will FoldIt’s merging with a new general lifestyle section.
  22. Koch Brothers Admit They Eyed Tribune Co. Papers by Saying They Won’t Buy ThemThey’re still very interested in media though.
  23. The Boston Globe Is Going Home [Updated]Red Sox owner John Henry bought the paper for $70 million.
  24. Food News
    Sam Sifton Returning to Food Coverage at the New York TimesThe former critic has a big, new role at the paper, part of which involves a new “dining news product.”
  25. Koch Brothers Eyeing Tribune Company PapersHow do we make sure our voice is being heard?”
  26. Small Newspapers Are Dying … to Get on TVReality programming sets in.
  27. Newspapers Now Just Playing Themselves on TVShrinking publications still have big digs.
  28. Culture Editor Jonathan Landman First to Take the New York Times BuyoutNewsroom has to reduce its costs.”
  29. Times Management Stages a Walkout of Its OwnNegotiations for a union contract are not going smoothly.
  30. Rupert Murdoch May Split News Corp. Everything Rupe cares about in one company. Everything investors value in the other.”
  31. New York Times to Host an Education CruiseThe educational vacation series will launch this year and is kind of expensive.
  32. The Wall Street Journal Gamely Reports on The Occupied Wall Street JournalThe Zuccotti Park publication had its first print run this weekend.
  33. Long Island Newspaper Sales See Dramatic IncreaseWhat this means for the future of print.
  34. The Washington Post Is Closing Most of Its Suburban BureausTaking the “Washington” bit of their title ever more literally.
  35. Capital New York Gets $1.7 Million in Financing [Update]And a new hire!
  36. The Times Is Losing Its 1111111111 Caller ID NumberPeople have been blocking them!
  37. The Observer Will Go Back to Being a Broadsheet AgainIt’ll still be salmon.
  38. Cindy Adams Had a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad DayThe ‘Post’ columnist is basically falling apart.
  39. Former Times Houston Bureau Chief James McKinley Jr. Back in New YorkIt seemed like a depressing beat, to be honest.
  40. Wall Street Journal to Readers: Heard Anything About Rupert Murdoch Lately?A quiz was sent to subscribers.
  41. People Would Rather Go to Court Than Pay for a NewspaperEspecially if it’s ‘USA Today.’
  42. Newspapers Finally Admit They’re Not SexyA new national ad campaign for a dying medium proclaims: “Smart is the new sexy.”
  43. New York Times Company Reports Loss This Quarter, But Good Online Subscription NewsA lot of people are paying to go to nytimes.com.
  44. What a Difference a Year Makes: The Observer’s Two Takes on Condé Nast Digital Guru Scott DadichSorry, Scott. You’re not Jesus-meets-Pele anymore.
  45. Andrew Ross Sorkin to Co-Anchor CNBC’s Squawk BoxOkay, seriously, does he have secret work gnomes?
  46. Bancroft Family: We Would Never Have Sold Murdoch The Wall Street Journal If We’d Known His Tabloids Were So ShadyOh, please.
  47. News of the World Went After Cell Phones of 7/7 Victims’ Families, Scotland Yard Payments ConfirmedAnother delight from Rupert Murdoch’s muckraking tabloid.
  48. Vanity Fair: News of the World Paid Off Scotland YardThis keeps getting worse and worse.
  49. The News of the World Eavesdrops on Missing Children’s Voice Mails TooPotential crime victims are getting the royal treatment!
  50. Glenn Beck: David Carr Comments About the Midwest the Type of Thing That ‘Leads to Death Camps’Oh boy.
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