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Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

If an editor had substituted “Jew” or “Black” or “Arab” or “Irish” or “Italian” or whatever … would this homepage topper pass muster at the New York Daily News? —…

Our morning after pill

Our morning after pill

It’s good to see that New York’s tabloids had their priorities straight, the morning after Bob Schieffer’s foreign-policy debate! Meanwhile, in Middle America … the Des Moines Register gave its…

Goodbye Kim Jong Il, hello ’30 Rock’

Goodbye Kim Jong Il, hello ’30 Rock’

As we await the mid-year return of Tina Fey‘s “30 Rock,” the 5-minute new-season teaser posted below poses an interesting question: How will the show deal with the death of…

Gersh exits Brooklyn Paper to run CUNY-NYTimes ‘Local’

Gersh exits Brooklyn Paper to run CUNY-NYTimes ‘Local’

Brooklyn Paper Editor Gersh Kuntzman may not be joining the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism staff with the rank of full professor, but in my mind he’ll always be THE…

Practical Social Media for Small Businesses … Getting Started NOW

Practical Social Media for Small Businesses … Getting Started NOW

Every small businesses should claim its place in Social Media heaven NOW — but that doesn’t mean it has to do everything all at once. Ed’s message to small business…

Linotype’s 125th Birthday

Linotype’s 125th Birthday

Whielaw Reid, NY Tribune, 1886: “Ottmar, you’ve done it! You created a line of type!” http://youtu.be/aVgTBpbfWS4 “Happy type gone byte!”: @sodamncorporate…

Printed newspapers amount to nothing if they don’t reach their readers

Printed newspapers amount to nothing if they don’t reach their readers

In the newspaper business, it all comes down to one little kid on a bicyle (these days, actually, it’s more likely to be his grandpa or grandma). Unfortunately, newspaper execs…

Lara Logan

Lara Logan

Those of us back in the US, covering whatever we cover, do so almost always under the cover of law. We may loose our jobs, or have an advertiser pull…

Gersh eats dog food

Gersh eats dog food

What can I say? He’s pushing for another award. For Brooklyn Paper editor Gersh Kuntzman and Courier-Life editor Vince DiMiceli (seated behind Gersh in the video) the news is born…

Bill O’Reilly to President Obama: “Does it disturb you that so many people hate you?”

Bill O’Reilly to President Obama: “Does it disturb you that so many people hate you?”

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly was relatively civil [by O’Reilly standards] to President Obama during his live 15-minute pre-game one-on-one. But O’Reilly can’t help himself — he was repetitively argumentative, stepping…

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