Editor & Publisher

Articles from Vol. 130, No. 32, August 9

A Tale of Three Presidents
Apologies, defiance and silence at IAPA conference symbolizing death of Latin journalists TO SYMBOLIZE THE 173 Latin-American journalists assassinated in the last decade -- and the failure in nearly every instance to bring their killers to justice...
Copy Editors Come Together
Start their own association which will hold its first conference in October IN NEWSROOMS TODAY, there's a club for everyone. Graphic artists have the Society of Newspaper Design. The managing editor can belong to Associated Press Managing Editors...
Electronic Ink on a Paper Screen
MASSACHUSETFS INSTITUTE OF Technology researchers take the notion of media convergence quite literally, working to communicate or publish text and image on paper without benefit of an external machine, be it printing press or computer. Briefly,...
Legal Worries for News Web Sites
A Newspaper Web Site Attorney Points Out Important Issues; Notes the TotalNEWS Case was Just the Beginning Although most newspaper executives know about the TotalNEWS lawsuit, few appreciate why the Washington Post and five other media giants felt...
New Adventures for Editorial Cartoonists
ADAPT OR DIE. Reinvent the wheel. Embrace change. Ring in the new. Be young or get young. There are probably more cliches about keeping up with the times than there are traditional editorial cartoon jobs. Which was the point of a recent panel discussion...
Once a Weekly, Now a Daily
Tri-County Sun, started by a site developer to cover the community he built, is now the Daily Sun covering parts of three Florida counties FLORIDA'S NEW, five-day morning Daily Sun blasted off its Lady Lake launching pad June 30. Gary Corsair, the...
Online Usage: "More Than a Fad." (Survey by FIND/SVP Inc.)
Survey Finds 50% of Users Log On Daily; Most Seek News The latest results of a survey by FIND/SVP indicate that online usage in the United States is "more than a fad," with tens of millions of people routinely logging onto the World Wide Web and...
Reaching out to Free Papers
AN EXECUTIVE OF a major retailer told publishers that his company, which once shunned free papers as an advertising medium, is now reaching out to them as representatives of communities that have become more culturally and economically diverse. ...
Retention Deficit
Getting African Americans and other minorities into the newsroom was hard enough keeping them there is harder still TO THE newspaper industry's leaders, the latest figures on minority newsroom employment are numbers -- dispiriting numbers that demand...
Spending to Rise in Newspapers
Veronis, Suhler report forecasts a growth of 6.3% annually through 2001 ACCORDING to Veronis, Suhler & Associates' 1997 Communications Industry Forecast, compound annual growth of advertising and circulation spending on newspapers over the five-year...