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Topic: Newspapers

USA Today Used Facebook's New Emojis on Its Front-Page Stories, and It's Awkward

Update: Editor says goal was to show how communication is evolving

Facebook's new emoji-esque "Reactions" haven't launched stateside yet, but USA Today decided to give them an early test run—on its own front page. The results are ... rather awkward.  A sad face…

Why This Newspaper Ran an Issue With No Photos After Publishing a Disturbing Refugee Image

Editor: Shielding readers just makes 'the needy more invisible'

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. Many news outlets were criticized for running…

How The New York Times' Nail Salon Exposé Became 'the Rare Viral Investigative Story'

Project's editor explains its early release and energizing impact on the staff

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…

The New York Times Accidentally Invented a New Country, and the Internet's in Love

Visit scenic Kyrzbekistan!

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…

Stuart Elliott Takes Buyout as NYT Continues to Lose Top Media and Advertising Reporters

Iconic ad columnist joins outgoing TV, press writers

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. Stuart Elliott, the…

U.S. Newspapers Make $40 Billion Less From Ads Today Than in 2000

'The economic devastation would be difficult to exaggerate'

Here's a sobering statistic: From 2000 to 2013, annual U.S. newspaper ad revenue dropped from $63.5 billion to $23 billion.  That 64 percent plummet, noted by The Atlantic, was just one…

Ben Bradlee, America's Most Iconic Newspaper Editor, Dies at 93

Oversaw The Washington Post's Watergate coverage

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…

Class Act: Outgoing Pitcher David Price Buys Full-Page Newspaper Ad to Thank Tampa Bay

Co-signed with his adorable dog

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…

The Hill Names Bob Cusack as Editor in Chief

Hugo Gurdon leaves for Washington Examiner after 11 years

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,…

Mobile Ads Will Surpass Print and Radio This Year

Representing 10% of media marketplace

Yes, there's money to be made in mobile advertising. New York-based eMarketer predicts mobile will account for 9.8 percent of the total United States ads marketplace this year, surpassing newspapers (9.3…

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