USA TODAY challenged designer Isaac Mizrahi, the co-host and judge of Bravo’s new fashion competition reality show, The Fashion Show, to transform a stack of newspapers into an elegant garment, and voila, he produced a size-4 belted cocktail dress that’s black and white — and blue and green and red and purple — and pin-tucked [...]
Several new e-reading devices are due in the next year, including ones from News Corporation, Hearst and Plastic Logic, and Amazon is about to announce a larger version of Kindle for reading newspapers, magazines and textbooks, The New York Times reports.
The Atlantic: In a poll of prominent members of the national news media, nearly two-thirds say the Internet is hurting journalism more than it is helping. The poll, conducted by The Atlantic and National Journal, asked 43 media insiders whether, on balance, journalism has been helped more or hurt more by the rise of news [...]
This post was submitted by Chris Delboni. I had been waiting for a long time for Kindle 2.0, just released last week. I was curious about the first edition of the Amazon.com digital book reader but wasn’t ready to buy it. This time, I couldn’t wait and had it shipped for next day delivery as [...]
Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s told newspaper editors at the Newspaper Association of America convention that they shouldn’t “piss off” their readers or else they won’t have any left.
Rupert Murdoch accused the search giant of poaching content it doesn’t own and urging media outlets to fight back. “Should we be allowing Google to steal all our copyrights?” asked the News Corp. chief.
Michael Wolff, longtime media watcher and founder of Newser.com, tells CBS News, “It’s the end of the newspaper business right now at this point in time.”
Nicholas Carson of Silicon Alley Insider did the math and determined that it costs the Times about twice as much money to print and deliver the newspaper over a year as it would cost to send each of its subscribers a brand new Amazon Kindle instead.
Eric Etheridge on NYTimes.com: Is the apparent demise of the print media a “revolution”?