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This would be funnier if it weren’t so painfully true. Also see the sequel. I didn’t get to this for a few days because I was working too hard to blog last week. In the meantime, Language Log responded with an especially egregious example of this sort of oversimplification. Cartoon by Jorge Cham, via Sheril…

Jacek Utko argues that there is no convincing reason why newspapers should survive – but that good design might be able to transform them into something more successful. In addition to numerous awards, Utko’s fearless use of white space, bold color, and dramatic imagery has won significant increases in readership (up to 100%) for several…

Illustration by David Parkins, Nature Today, Nature released a news feature by Geoff Brumfiel on the downturn in mainstream science media. We’ve all known that this is happening; the alarms become impossible to ignore when Peter Dysktra and his team at CNN lost their jobs last year. For mainstream outlets like CNN or the Boston…