Newspapers struggle to find path in digital age It’s a changing time. The fishwrapper is dead.
Did news just die today? Brian Williams was suspended after a number of days of intrigue.. He lied about a helicopter in Iraq years ago. He also is being doubted over his tales of Katrina of watching bodies float through the street … And now, six months from now when Americans will undoubtedly be baking … Read moreBrian Williams suspended; Jon Stewart stepping down: Which one is the bigger item?
TIME made its call.. the yearly ritual of waiting to see who a nearly irreverent magazine will decide was the most important person of the year is here again. This one was out of left field for me.. I did not expect them to choose a series of people, ‘the Ebola fighters,’ as the person … Read moreTHE TIME PICK: EBOLA FIGHTERS
Getting the story first often means the wrong person is dead. CBS news today was one of the first sources to report that actress Sarah Goldberg was dead.. And quite sadly, too.. the 7th HEAVEN star died in her sleep from ‘natural causes’ at the young age of 40.. Sometimes begin first is fraught with … Read moreThe perils of being first: You can get things very wrong
This week’s magazine honors Robin Williams with an RIP cover.. I think there are certain moments, like this, when print is still king. People will buy this issue because of the keepsake nature of its existence.. A digital copy isn’t as good as holding history in your hands.. I still subscribe to TIME and also … Read moreTIME MAGAZINE Robin Williams Cover