Jun 3rd, 2009
10:34 am
June 3rd, 2009 | City
A New Haven newspaper, made in India

The phenomenon of five-inch heels, technical support or the latest high-tech gadgets outsourced overseas is nothing new. But a newspaper edition made in India? Last week, the staff of the New Haven Advocate a joke and made it into a real-life experiment — hiring Indian freelancers to create an entire issue of their newspaper. The […]

May 14th, 2009
2:24 pm
May 14th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Need a last-minute internship? Have $15K to spare?

Yale parent Ariana Huffington can help. If all else has failed in your internship quest, her Web site, The Huffington Post, now offers a new last resort — it wants to sell you a summer job. Seriously: HuffPo is currently auctioning off a summer internship to raise money for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for […]

May 3rd, 2009
10:18 pm
May 3rd, 2009 | Uncategorized
At least they were recycled…

The latest edition of Rumpus came out late last week, but few were able to read it — at least at first.  Recently elected Rumpus co–Editor in Chief Phoebe Hinton ’11 said hundreds of copies of the tabloid were dumped into recycling bins before students could get their hands on them. Hinton said staffers were […]

Apr 27th, 2009
10:46 am
April 27th, 2009 | Uncategorized
‘Portfolio’, with Eli at the helm, bites the dust

Joanne Lipman ’83 is out of a job today as Conde Nast has announced that Portfolio, the fledgling business magazine for which she is editor, has been shuttered, effective immediately. Portfolio made a splash when it launched in 2007 with Lipman, a former News editor who had been deputy managing editor for The Wall Street […]

Apr 26th, 2009
9:51 pm
April 26th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Fadiman 1, Kindle 0

Anne Fadiman, Yale’s Francis writer in residence, loves books. One of her two published essay collections, “Ex Libris” (Latin: from books), includes advice on the handling of books: Read them in bed, write in their margins, and, yes, feel free to let crumbs wander between their pages. On the back cover of “Ex Libris,” Fadiman […]

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