Inside Breaking News: Google Currents, Flipboard add Breaking News

breakingblog:

Announcing two more places where you can get Breaking News’ coverage. Google Currents has added Breaking News to the top of its “curators” category (below left), and you can subscribe to receive our latest stories.



Over on Flipboard (above right), you may already be seeing Breaking…

latimes:

Times’ producer Ben Welsh created PastPages, an hourly archive of the homepages of major news media organizations.

I cre­ated this site be­cause I think it ought to ex­ist. The shift­ing homepages of ma­jor me­dia sites should be saved so they can be stud­ied. Done right, I be­lieve Pas­t­Pages could serve as a re­source for schol­ars seek­ing to study cov­er­age of news events, like the up­com­ing U.S. pres­id­en­tial elec­tion.

latimes:

Times’ producer Ben Welsh created PastPages, an hourly archive of the homepages of major news media organizations.

I cre­ated this site be­cause I think it ought to ex­ist. The shift­ing homepages of ma­jor me­dia sites should be saved so they can be stud­ied. Done right, I be­lieve Pas­t­Pages could serve as a re­source for schol­ars seek­ing to study cov­er­age of news events, like the up­com­ing U.S. pres­id­en­tial elec­tion.

nwkarchivist:

YOUR FACSIMILE NEWSPAPER OF TOMORROW!

Ready for you when you wake up, your newspaper of the future will be facsimile-printed through the night-in tabloid size, on a continuous roll.  You will bring yourself up-to-the-minute on the highlights of the news…by seeing what is happening on the television screen of the same machine.  Fantastic?  It’s already planned for post-war home use!

Newsweek November 6, 1944
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nwkarchivist:

YOUR FACSIMILE NEWSPAPER OF TOMORROW!

Ready for you when you wake up, your newspaper of the future will be facsimile-printed through the night-in tabloid size, on a continuous roll.  You will bring yourself up-to-the-minute on the highlights of the news…by seeing what is happening on the television screen of the same machine.  Fantastic?  It’s already planned for post-war home use!

Newsweek November 6, 1944