Tag Archives: Newspapers

GUTENBERG WOULD JUST SHIT!

Technology is morally neutral. The ability to print a great number of tabloid size or larger newspapers with full color photographs and graphic illustrations is an evolved form of the print technology that underlies some forms of mass communication. But … Continue reading

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Beyond Ignorance

If I did not have a sense of humor I would go stark raving mad. I glanced at the morning paper and read: “Baldwin seeks probe” and thought: ” ‘bout time“. On second thought: “Maybe her batteries died.” Reading further, … Continue reading

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The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue

The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue According to the on line Macmillan Dictionary a miracle is defined as “an event that cannot be explained according to the laws of nature and is considered to be an act of God”. While the … Continue reading

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Mammy Yokum and The American Way

The alternative usage of newspaper is as old as the print medium itself. In our family discarded newspaper was used to wrap countless things like garbage, fish entrails or vegetable peelings for later disposal. Old newspaper was often used as … Continue reading

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The Rhinoceros

For a time I worked at the Milwaukee County Zoo and this afforded me ample opportunity to observe the many exotic creatures kept there. I found the rhinoceros to be a particularly ugly creature. I learned the rhinoceros was an … Continue reading

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