11 January 2016 — Coldtype
COLDTYPE Issue 110 January 2016 – is now on line
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Do your newspaper front-page photographs tell the truth about what’s happening in the world? Probably not, according to David Shields, who, in our cover story, looks at more than 4,500 front pages of the New York Times and explains why he’s no longer a reader. In other main stories this month, George Monbiot is angered by the inevitability of the floods that have ravaged British cities, Frida Berrigan despairs at the effect of school lockdown on her son, Dell Franklin meets the girl who talked too much, Conn Hallinan hands out awards for stupidity, and William Blum finds something good to say about Donald Trump. Plus much more good stuff . . .