All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Newspaper’

Wrestler’s Body Found Stuffed with Newspapers

Chilling new details have emerged in the death of Lowndes County High School wrestler Kendrick Johnson. The 17-year-old was found suffocated inside of a rolled up gym mat in January, and now an independent pathologist has found that most of his organs were replaced with newspaper, upon an exhumation of the body for a second autopsy. State medical examiners had …

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Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Its Entire Photography Staff

In yet another sign of the effect the internet has had on physical newspapers, the Chicago Sun-Times this week announced that it has laid off all of its staff photographers. The newspaper released a statement on the move, saying that its audience is “seeking more video content with their news.” The statement, in full: The Sun-Times business is changing rapidly …

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Print Media, Video Stores Slipping Into Obsolescence

Old guard media like newspapers and printed books have not sustained well into the digitized age of information. E-books are selling more than print books and newspapers can’t seem to find a way to keep from revenues from scraping the bottom of the well. Even the cozy neighborhood mainstay of movie rental stores are quickly disappearing from the street fronts …

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Newspaper Ad Revenue Dropping

U.S. newspaper advertising revenues fell by 7.3% in 2010, and print advertising in general fell by 9.2%, according to the Newspaper Association of America. Likewise, the industry posted a decline of $1.9 billion in total ad revenues in 2010, bringing the number to $23.9 billion. The National Newspaper Association didn’t post current numbers regarding circulation revenue, contract printing or event …

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News Designed Just For The Tablet Computer

It is approaching the three year mark since Apple introduced the iPad and since that time tablet computers have become extremely popular. Well over half of tablet computer owners get their news from the tablet everyday as opposed to print media or television. This trend has publishers scrambling to design media that is friendly to readers where traditional web content …

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