The invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in the 15th century marked a pivotal moment in human history. It revolutionized the way information was disseminated, making books and other printed materials more accessible to a broader audience. Over the years, countless scholarly articles have been written to explore various aspects of the printing press’s impact on society, culture, and communication. This essay aims to compare and contrast two recent scholarly articles, both published within the last five years, that provide unique perspectives on the printing press. We will analyze how these articles employ different methods to convey their viewpoints and contribute to our understanding of this transformative invention.