As far as newspaper ads go, the classifieds are an especially boring section of tiny text and identically spaced columns. But it doesn't always have to be so! This ingenious little ad for Corona's kitchens by Colombia-based designer Felipe Salazar plays with the geometry of classified ads. An entire kitchen, complete…
Perhaps the future of newspapers is all about local distribution—very local distribution, as in a whole newspaper printed for just one coffeeshop in London. The Newspaper Club has teamed up with the Guardian to launch what they call an "algorithmic newspaper," published only for one location, its content…
On May 1, a Missouri man named Duane Lester published on his personal blog a post titled "Changes Implemented After MO Auditor Finds ‘Serious Shortcomings' In Holt County Sheriff's Department." 10 days later, the local newspaper for Oregon, Missouri, covered the same story Duane had written about on his blog.
A lot has been said about how newspapers need to embrace the Internet and tablets in order to survive. Apparently, this newspaper has already figured out how to embed interactive features in paper. Bravo! [Reddit]
CNN is onto a leak that The Tribune (the owner of the L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Baltimore Sun to name just a few) is on the verge of releasing its very own tablet. WHY??
Newspapers! They've finally found their purpose in our digital age! And it's to be...building bricks for retail kiosks. 1,800 issues of the New York Times will clad this kiosk located in Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
As promised, The Financial Times has stuck its middle finger up at Apple, by launching a HTML5 web-app instead of an iPad app, so they can keep that 30 per cent cut Apple would've taken for...not doing much.
Air India may have a bad reputation for poor customer service and delayed flights, but what were its pilots thinking when they blocked the sun by covering the cockpit windows with newspaper?
The Daily is finally here. It's good all the way through, occasionally great, and it will certainly be an impressive feat (and a good value) if they can keep churning it out like this every day. But it's no revolution.
I love my iPad so much that I hug it daily, but I don't think it could ever replace newspapers. After all, how could I ever use my magical gadget to murder an innocent creature?
NY Times, get ready for a fight: Rupert Murdoch's lumbering news conglomerate is crafting a national paper designed specifically for tablet and mobile devices like the iPad. And Rupert could be prepared to throw down millions to make it work.
After extensive testing, McSweeney's has declared "the Newspaper" the top e-reader. Despite using an older version of e-ink and lacking Wi-Fi connectivity, the Newspaper was lauded for the size and versatility of its screen and its fly swatting capabilities.
The perfect way to both minimize your muggability, and enhance your sophistication in the eyes of those who aren't quite as technologically accepting as us. Plus, perfect padding in case you get bumped into and drop your iPad. [Thanks Marco!]
We can't wait for the day when we'll read newspapers and magazines on our tablet computers, but what will happen to those darling newspaper stands and kiosks when that day comes? Based on this demo, they'll become better than ever.
It may have taken me ages to hear about this story, but it took The New York Times 49 years to issue a correction to an editorial dismissing space travel. I guess they'd finally opened up their high school textbooks.