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New news, old tricks

Posted by: | September 22, 2014 | No Comment |

Coupons win bread for newspapers and consumers. Move over, Groupon. Or should I say, advertisements. The once omnipotent printed ad is second to none other than the savior of the  American economy: the coupon. Anyone who has ever binge watched episodes of TLC’s “Extreme Couponing”, probably noticed an alarming constant (aside from obscene savings and doomsday […]

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Printing pressed

Posted by: | September 15, 2014 | No Comment |

Modern technology antiquates newspapers and handwriting. In the old days of journalism, almost everything was done by hand. Notes, articles, random musings– you name it, they hand wrote it. But with the Grim Reaper wrapping newspapers and print media in its vice-like grip, one can’t help but wonder what will happen to handwriting. Signs point to a slow, yet […]

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Extra, extra! Tweet all about it!

Posted by: | September 8, 2014 | No Comment |

Modern technology wages war on patience and print. Once upon a time in a pre-Apple world, patience and print were the norm. News was broadcast at certain times of day and not a moment before, human interaction was primarily face-to-face and email was the advancement in communication. Most importantly, the newspaper was read with dedication reserved for […]

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