Newspaper Tributes

William Conrad in “–30–“


Convincing an intern not to quit…

“It all starts with newspapers” ad

An early example of the Newspaper Association of America trying — not very successfully — to interest young people in newspapers. Are more recent NAA videos better?

Newspaper social uses from “Stomp”


Don’t try this with an iPad!

Newspapers and LOONs

“LOON” in my case stands for “Lover Of Old Newspapers.” “Dr. Robert Woodson, professor of American Studies, Wesleyan University,” is not one of the faculty I met while earning two degrees there, but he reminds me of myself. (I, however, am not apocryphal.) This clip is here because it’s funny, and to remind me to sort out those piles of papers in the garage one of these days…

History of Linotype typesetting machines


One of my interests is journalism history, including the history of the technology of newspapers. Here’s a Vimeo video about Linotypes and people who are still passionate about these amazing machines.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • RT @RepDonBeyer: “One of the greatest tragedies of history is man’s suppression of the genius, and the power, and the creativity of women.”… 10 hours ago
  • RT @dabeard: She never got the chance to teach students from space. 32 years later, 2 new astronaut-teachers will do that for her https://t… 1 day ago
  • RT @indyweek: This Saturday - Five thousand tipsy Harry Potter fans to brave the winter wondermare for Raleigh's Wizard and Wand Festival (… 1 day ago
  • RT @FrankLoMonte: Access to court records enabled Virginia journalists to expose racial inequities and lax enforcement of gun laws. Now, a… 5 days ago
  • RT @Sulliview: The words Trump uses, and the words the media must use in response. New from me here wapo.st/2B0jniZ?tid=ss… 6 days ago
Categories
Archives