TechNewsLit Explores: The classified advertising comeback

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An original essay on Technology News and Literature explains that the time is right for trusted local news media to revive classified advertising, as online commerce overall becomes more difficult and risky for consumers.

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Introducing TechNewsLit Visual

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TechNewsLit Visual is the visual storytelling service of Technology News & Literature, to help transform your digital image collections into compelling stories and publications: posters, catalogs, and e-books. Subscribe for email updates.

Contributing to Alamy stock photo agency

Sample of Alamy portfolio images

Alan Kotok, CEO of Technology News and Literature, is now shooting photos for the Alamy agency, a provider of stock images and videos for sale to news organizations and content creators. A portfolio is available on the Alamy web site.

Documentary posters from TechNewsLit Visual

Cape May wildlife poster with watermark

Posters that tell a story feature original photography by photojournalist and CEO Alan Kotok, available at our store on Etsy. Posters are available in two sizes, printed on your choice of three grades of paper or foam board.

Moments of life in a dead city

Worker watering plant crops

In Sept. 2021, author and artist Carol Morgan ventured out with a camera to find a community garden near her Columbia Heights home in Washington, D.C. She soon discovered this was more than a garden, but an innovative urban agriculture project putting food on the table for needy residents.

National Press Club 2023 Photo Exhibit

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Sept. 2023. Exhibit catalog hosted by Technology News and Literature.
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Photos: Actor and director Sean Penn at National Press Club, 20 Mar. 2024.

Sean Penn at National Press Club
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National Press Club award winner

Alan Kotok is a winner of the 2020 Bernie Krug Award, which recognizes long-term service to National Press Club and is the organization’s highest volunteer honor.

Latest feature articles

  • "Panel calls for U.S. media to hold Indian leader accountable for 2002 massacre". National Press Club. 8 Mar. 2023. Discussion of media, government, and press freedom in India and the U.S.
  • "White House photographer Pete Souza and I stood up to copyright bullies. Here’s how you can, too." The Latest. 31 Aug. 2022. Published by National Press Club Journalism Institute.
  • Science and Enterprise named to top 100 science blogs, by Feedspot (11 Dec. 2023)

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