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It's Funny, Reading the "Funnies" in a Newspaper in 2020

Wouldn't it be funny if Beetle Bailey spent his time describing his Harry Potter fanfiction to Sarge, or if Blondie's Dagwood spoke like an alienated Beckett character about godlessness and ennui while he assembled an overstuffed sandwich?

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Obituary Writing from the Desk of a 'Daytripper'

For Daytripper, Brazilians Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá explored a volley of riches and failure from the desk of an obituary writer.

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'On the Ground's Tale of the Underground Press Relies on 'Anecdote' and 'Atmosphere'

Fascinating to look at and bursting with stories from those who led the charge, On the Ground proves long on anecdotes short on historical impact.

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Can You Imagine Standing in Line Just for a Newspaper?

'Suddenly and with little warning: STRIKE!' So began a 17-day newspaper delivery strike that prevented newspapers from getting to newsstands and doorsteps, as immortalised in the 1945 short, 17 Days: The Story of Newspaper History in the Making.

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My Times in Black and White

Gerald Boyd's memoir illustrates that sometimes, those who preach the loudest about diversity and tolerance are in fact the least capable, when it comes down to it, of tolerating any diversity at all.

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Read The Guardian

Reading and literacy today.

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The New York Times Newsroom Talks

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The Newspaper Equivalent of Iron Chef?

A new model for co-operative competition between newspapers in an online alliance.

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The Skyline is Falling

Newspaper or Viewspaper? Advertising or Editorial? The blurring of categories.

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The i-pod Times?

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Reading About APEC

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Are we there yet?

For newspapers struggling to harness the Internet, the road up ahead is foggy at best. Still, editors at daily papers across the country are beginning to find their way.

Amy DePaul
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Newspapers struggle to adapt

Kim Peterson [The Seattle Times (MCT)]
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Miami Herald reporter awarded Pulitzer Prize

John Dorschner [McClatchy Newspapers (MCT)]
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New York Daily News awarded Pulitzer Prize

David Saltonstall [New York Daily News (MCT)]
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Future journalists featured in The Paper

Wendy McCardle [McClatchy Newspapers (MCT)]
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The murky world of conflicts of interest

Edward Wasserman - McClatchy Newspapers (MCT)
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The Same Old Story

Amy DePaul

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