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Scientists Object After Paper Takes a Shot at Researchers

German tabloid placed blame for pandemic holiday restrictions, with photos

(Newser) - A group representing Germany's main scientific organizations has accused the country's biggest-selling newspaper of contributing to public hostility against scientists during the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement Monday, the Alliance of Scientific Organization criticized a recent report by the Bild tabloid for singling out three researchers who had...

German Publisher Reaches Agreement to Buy Politico

Protocol is included in the $1B deal

(Newser) - Germany publishing company Axel Springer said Thursday that it has signed a deal to buy US-based Politico and the tech news site Protocol from founder Robert Allbritton. Axel Springer already owns US properties including the online media company Insider and the business-oriented Morning Brew. Under the deal, the German publisher...

Mags Blast iPad's No-Nipples Policy

'Today the nipple, tomorrow editorial content'

(Newser) - Magazine publishers are complaining that they may as well be working in Iran under Apple demands that content be cleaned up and nipples vanish before editions will be allowed on iPad apps, reports ShinyShiny . It's ironic because the iPad is being touted as the future savior of magazines. But Steve...

German Tabloid Rips Apple Strip Censorship

Bild execs rally publishers to battle 'free speech' assault

(Newser) - A German tabloid is screaming censorship over Apple's new application decency standards, which are inhibiting a newspaper promotion that allows readers to "strip" a photo of a daily model by shaking their iPhones. Bild managers have already bowed to Apple restrictions by leaving the models in bikinis after the...

Giant Penis a Weapon in War Between Berlin Papers
 Giant Penis 
 a Weapon in 
 War Between 
 Berlin Papers 
the death of journalism

Giant Penis a Weapon in War Between Berlin Papers

Left-wing journal parodies rival editor with obscene sculpture

(Newser) - A sculpture depicting a monumental male member has upped the ante in a long-running feud between two Berlin newspapers. The staff of the left-wing Tageszeitung, known as "Taz," have long thumbed their noses at Bild, the widely read, highly profitable tabloid. Taz's latest move: installing a sculpture on...

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