New Yorker covers as icons are all but doomed. Online distribution has already...– “The New Yorker Goes Digital – But Leaves Its Iconic Covers Behind,” Mediaite
Felix: There’s been a lot of shamefacedness and... →
Agree? felixsalmon: There’s been a lot of shamefacedness and embarrassment on Twitter from people who tweeted the false news that Piers Morgan had been suspended from CNN. … That said, one of the things I like about Twitter is that it behaves in many ways a lot more like a newsroom than a newspaper. Rumors happen there, and then they get shot down — no harm no foul.
Basically, court proceedings are no longer news but entertainment. …...– Judge Belvin Perry in explaining why he is withholding the names of the jurors in the Casey Anthony trial for three months as a “cooling off” period.
The News of the World is in the business of holding others to account. But it...– James Murdoch, announcing the closure of News of the World after allegations of phone hacking and police payoffs.
File this art project under things that are creepy but interesting. Kyle MacDonald created an app that snapped photos of people who were using computers in Apple’s retail locations in New York, and uploaded them to his site. He logically called the project, People Staring at Computers.
If you think of legacy newspapers as department stores — with all kinds of news...– “How The New York Times learned to stop worrying and love the blog,” excerpted from “Page One: Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism,” edited by David Folkenflik