Do newspapers speak to your condition? If so, you might be interested in a print edition of the Lancashire Evening Post that plays audio. Developed as part of a research project by the University of Central Lancashire, "Interactive Newsprint" will be demostrated at the London Design Festival next week, Journalism.co.uk’s Sarah Marshall reports.
“A new study has suggested that the most read newspaper in the UK - the Sun - is also the least trusted,” writes Andrew Pugh for Press Gazette. In the least read and most trusted category? The Independent, the Guardian, and the Financial Times.
Press Gazette also reports that Archant has launched a new 68-page glossy magazine called Fulham Resident that is being distributed to 13,500 homes.
The New York Times’ Public Editor Margaret Sullivan discusses whether the Grey Lady crossed “the line between good taste and important journalism” when it published in an online photo gallery an image of the deceased American Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, unconscious and on the brink of death.
Meanwhile, WikiLeaks was called “crass” for posting and deleting several tweets linking the Benghazi attack that killed Stevens and three other Americans to Julian Assange’s refuge in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, The Guardian reports.
Just in time for the launch of iPhone 5, The Wall Street Journal has released a new universal app for the daily newspaper that will work on both the iPhone and the iPad, according to Media Bistro.
Advance Publications' NOLA Media Group in the United States has reorganised its newsroom, which as of 1 October will be producing the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper in print only three days per week, with a new focus on digital and the NOLA.com website. The newsroom will continue to be led by veteran Editor Jim Amoss, according to a report on the NetNewsCheck website, which also includes a list of other editors and reporters and their new responsibitilies.
The New York Times and New York Post were not the only major New York-based newspapers to leave the September 11th anniversary off their front pages (see our earlier report here). The Wall Street Journal also declined to feature the anniversary of the attacks on its front page, notes Jim Romenesko on his blog. Well, there was one mention on 1A, he points out: in the Citi.com ad across the bottom of the page.
Industry Analyst Ken Doctor examines the Atlantic Media's business news startup, Quartz, in his latest column on the Nieman Lab website.
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