Posts tagged "newspapers"

Scratch And Sniff Newspapers Deliver All The News That’s Fit To Sniff

Newspaper readership is decreasing every day, but perhaps more people would be snapping up papers if they were able to smell the headlines instead? If a recent scratch and sniff edition of the Telegraph is any indication, this trend might be catching on. As part of a bakery promotion, the front and back pages of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 24, 2012

5 Things To Know About The “News Of The World” Scandal

After publishing every Sunday since 1843, British tabloid The News of the World—aka News of the Screws—is no more. Owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, the paper has become infamous for digging up celebrity dirt and sex scandal scoops, and publishing photos like those of Princess Diana sunbathing topless on a private beach back i…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 8, 2011

Lady Gaga’s “Business Casual” Includes Jeweled Nipple Tassels

On Monday, Lady Gaga served as the guest editor-in-chief of Metro, the free newspaper in London. The best moment? When she told the staff, "I'm sorry if my business attire is a little different." Indeed. But maybe she can save newspapers? [Reuters, EW]…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 17, 2011

Reporter Becomes Pimp After Having Pay Cut

Newspapers had a tough time in the recession with many shutting down, cutting staff, or starting mandatory furloughs. Kevin Provencher, a reporter at the New Hampshire Union Leader had an interesting idea on how to weather the storm. He became a pimp. This week, he was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for running a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 22, 2011

A Newspaper’s Really Bad Advice For A 35-Year-Old Virgin

I felt really awful for this guy who wrote to Chicago Sun Times columnist Cheryl Lavin looking for help. Basic gist of his letter? He’s a 35-year-old virgin who just wants to “get the monkey off his back.” Fine if it’s a religious or moral choice, but sadly for this dude, it is not. So…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 17, 2009

Vote For America’s Next Top Columnist

Sometimes I get a little down scanning the opinion pages of major newspapers and seeing that all the regular columnists are all old dude, old dude, Maureen Dowd, old dude. Sure, I can agree with the opinions of (or be convinced by a great argument from) someone of any age and gender—but the truth i…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 9, 2009