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Una rivista muore quando è prevedibile

Leggere un articolo di cultura e di approfondimento come quello del settimanale tedesco die Zeit a firma Jürgen von Rutenberg, il quale, con cuore, attraverso i fatti e le testimonianze, racconta di una storia di successo editoriale lunga cinquant’anni, fa piacere, per i contenuti e per lo stile. 578 more words

Media And Journalism

Wednesday, 18th March


Following a week where I wrote nothing about Dylan, it’s time for some more! Thanks to Mick Gold for this fine accompanying graphic… Barney sends me a copy of his soon-to-be-published epic on Woodstock, … 843 more words

Weekly Roundup

The Goldfinch

When Theo Decker and his fun, attractive, artistic mother visit the MET on a rainy New York day, they expect to see little more than Carel Fabritius’s masterpiece… 1,123 more words

Pope Francis: a pontiff putting post-Gutenberg media slugabeds to shame

The astonishing Argentinian Pope Francis, who is 78 and breathing with only one lung, does not expect to live long – hence is racing to do all he can, as fast as possible, to rid the Vatican of bureaucratic arteriosclerosis, closed minds, meaningless pomp and display, factionalism and infighting. 1,140 more words

4th Estate Moves

Well Read? Or Not Well Read? #MondayBlogs

My husband and I have a lot of books.  Mine are mostly fiction; his are nonfiction (environment, politics, history).  I often think of my husband as better read than myself although he rarely reads fiction.  976 more words


‘Selma’ vs. History by Elizabeth Drew | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

I think that it is regrettable that we are talking about LBJ when we should be talking about civil rights in response to the movie… 231 more words


How He and His Cronies Stole Russia by Anne Applebaum | The New York Review of Books

After reviewing Karen Dawisha’s Putin’s Kleptocracy, Anne Applebaum concludes: “Since 2000, Russia has been ruled by a revanchist, revisionist elite with origins in the old KGB. 118 more words