Tag Archives: newspapers

“Judge” granted a reprieve

I, like many others, religiously read newspaper comics. (Among my favorites: Pearls Before Swine, F Minus, Get Fuzzy and Speed Bump.) So while I never read Judge Parker, I was pleased to learn The Washington Post has returned the strip to its print edition after an uproar ...

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Another paper laid to rest

This time it’s the Ann Arbor News, a 174-year-old publication, that will cease production this year. Publisher Laurel Champion, “visibly emotional,” according to the story on the Web site, broke the news to employees this morning, saying that the paper’s ...

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Mortgaging the future of newspapers

For those of us in the newspaper industry who have been paying attention to the mainstream media’s struggles, the subject of the New York Times’ new headquarters building has been of particular interest. The 52-story building on 8th Avenue near ...

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Examiner bids adieu

The Baltimore Examiner’s last issue Sunday featured a front page covered by a photo of the Inner Harbor with the headline “Goodbye, Baltimore…Thanks for reading.” The issue was filled with not just news, but with sad goodbyes from the daily ...

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Death and copyrights

Avid obituary readers in northeastern Pennsylvania might have seen double in the last few weeks. According to The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, that’s what happens when two newspapers obtain obituaries from the same online service. But according to The Scranton Times-Tribune, ...

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