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2013-08-08 23:17:00

Silicon Valley company seeks funding through Indiegogo to create the only newspapers that can be listened to like an audiobook--and read like an ordinary paper--on mobile devices. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Mountain View startup, Audiovisual News Angel, Inc., is launching a fundraising campaign to finish building its 21st Century digital newsstand that transforms traditional newspapers into SmartNewspapers for people who are always on the go. SmartNewspapers are...

2013-08-07 23:03:53

Today's release of the 37th hand-written letter to Warren Buffett, by a 39-year old, retired advertising executive, provides possible insight into the latest string of billionaires buying newspapers and what they could be doing to revitalize the industry.* Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Each week, for the last nine months, Andrew Davis has dutifully crafted a hand-written letter to Warren Buffett. His objective: a sit down meeting with the billionaire’s media division. His goal:...

2013-07-02 23:02:48

Freedom of the press and freedom of speech remain a defining piece of our nation's past, present and future. Hudson, WI (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 In honor of America and the First Amendment, Docucopies.com ran a special this week for 15 percent off books and booklets, 20 percent off postcards and labels, and 10 percent off all single jobs over $75. The deal is good til 11:59 p.m. Wed., July 3. Since the birth of our nation, freedom of the press has been a complex subject. Between the...

2013-06-14 23:17:52

Printed newspapers are coming under attack across a number of fronts: Weak economic conditions have affected circulation and advertising revenue in many developed countries, newspaper circulation and readership are competing with alternative sources of news and information, and advertising is migrating from printed newspapers to online and other media. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Newspaper Publishing industry to its growing report...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'