Newseum gets handwritten newspapers from Japan

Newseum.org

For six consecutive days after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami last month, reporters used flashlights and marker pens to write their stories on poster-size paper and posted the "newspapers" at the entrances of relief centers. The Newseum has acquired seven of the originals for its permanent collection

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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