It's a whole new ballgame, folks. This election has reached a new level of bizarre, and newspapers and online journalists alike have had to adapt to a new, slightly more hostile environment.
Facebook's new emoji-esque "Reactions" haven't launched stateside yet, but USA Today decided to give them an early test run—on
Few photos in recent memory have had the devastating emotional impact of last week's pictures showing a Syrian toddler drowned on a Turkish beach.
Regardless of whether you've ever found yourself in a manicurist's chair, there's a good chance that you've heard about The New York Times' recent investigation into the abysmal working conditions endured by many nail salon employees.
Sometimes a mistake is so embarrassing, it cycles all the away around the shame circle and becomes kind of awesome. Today's case in point: Kyrzbekistan, a country accidentally invented by a New York Times piece that meant to reference the Central Asian nation Kyrgyzstan.
The giant sucking sound you might be hearing from Manhattan this week is probably the vacuum of media and marketing insight being created by New York Times buyouts.
Here's a sobering statistic: From 2000 to 2013, annual U.S. newspaper ad revenue dropped from $63.5 billion to $23 billion.
He became the face, voice and spirit of tough-talking, detail-obsessed newspaper editors when his team's coverage took down a president, and Ben Bradlee's legacy is sure to live on among generations of journalists who will never even see a printing press.
Today is David Price's first day as a Detroit Tiger, and while most pro athletes would be focused on winning over the new home crowd, he made it clear this morning that he'll never forget Tampa Bay. Price took out a full-page ad in today's Tampa Bay Times with the headline "Thank You, Tampa Bay." It's not just a quick see-ya note, either. He goes into detail about the people and communities he'll miss now that he's moved to the Motor City. Perhaps most charmingly, the ad was co-signed by his dog, Astro, who has become almost as iconic as the Cy Young Award winner. Check out the ad below, followed by the full text. Hat tip to Fox Sports via NPR's Scott Simon. A whole bunch of thanks to #Rays, fans, staff and more from @DAVIDprice14 in full page ad in today's @TB_Times pic.twitter.com/ThyM8le3ru — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August 5, 2014
The Hill, "publication of record for policy influencers inside and outside Washington," announced today the appointment of Bob Cusack as editor in chief. Cusack will replace 11-year veteran Hugo Gurdon, who is leaving the publication for a new position at the Washington Examiner.