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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Did you read about print media, speculums, and the music industry?

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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

Newcity publisher Brian Hieggelke's case for print media? Tal Rosenberg

• About how a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter ended up living in poverty? Aimee Levitt

• About international animal onomatopoeia? John Dunlevy

• This history of the speculum, the scourge of every woman who's ever had a gynecological exam? Aimee Levitt

• About Carl Schlesinger, who died November 9th? (He was "a former typesetter at The New York Times who helped make an award-winning film about . . . the last time the newspaper was made using hot-metal type.") John Dunlevy

Steve Albini on how the Internet solved many of the music industry's problems? Tal Rosenberg

• The New Yorker's look at the complicated case of Spotify? Tal Rosenberg

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