Technology & history

Casting around as a Mohr mystery gets us all into hot metal

Jan 25, 2022 at 06:36 pm by admin

The death of a possible descendant has cast thoughts back to the inventor of two of the enabling technologies of the letterpress era… and created a new mystery. It sta.... Read More

Video tells of 125 years’ of buzzing Bee's tech revolution

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:41 am by admin

Forget that the offices of the De Queen Bee aren’t as grand as they were, the aspirations more modest than in 1897. The Arkansas newspaper – created when the rail.... Read More

Pickets’ memory lane is just a walk up the creek

Jul 09, 2021 at 11:40 am by admin

Who’d have thought it – that the once-polluted Milton creek I recall, makes a sailing mag’s best boating destinations. With a paper mill at one end and one.... Read More

Herald’s production story from half-a-century ago

Jun 29, 2021 at 11:40 am by admin

A film retrieved from 1970 tells the production story of the Sydney Morning Herald and its sister newspapers. From the individual efforts of reporters and graphic designers,.... Read More

Newspaper saviour Slover’s family finally out of print

Jun 18, 2021 at 12:08 pm by admin

After 116 years – the last 13 spent trying to exit publishing – the group founded by US newspaper reviver Sam Slover is finally out of the businesss. Landmark Com.... Read More