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Articles from Vol. 128, No. 9, March 4

Advertising on the Internet; Some Advice Offered to Newspapers
Some advise offered to newspapers Not so long ago, advertising was a dirty word on the Internet. Those few entrepreneurs who tried found themselves viciously "flamed" by the generally anti-business cyberspace surfers who dominated the net. Ad messages...
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Declassifying Government Information
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of satellite images taken between 1960 and 1972 have been declassified by an executive order from President Bill Clinton. This is the first time such formerly classified satellite imagery has been released, explained Vice President...
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First Job in Cyberspace: Establish Trust
That's the message given to editors at interactive newspaper conference It may be true, as the old tag line for the movie Alien had it, that in space no one can hear you scream. But in cyberspace, everyone can hear you scream - and distort, defame,...
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Gannett's AdLink for Real Estate
SOFTWARE START-UP Over The Line developed AdLink. Media giant Gannett bought the small company and now markets the software it designed to automate the creation and flow of advertising between real-estate brokers' offices and newspapers. The Gannett...
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Guest Slot Leads to Hot Spot
New York Yankee replacement player claims his opinions published in a ghost-written column were `misinterpreted'; New York Post says his comments were accurate as they appeared A REPLACEMENT BASEBALL player who hoped for a chance in the spotlight has...
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Little Interest in the News
FOR WHATEVER REASON, people have not been paying very close attention to the news lately. No more than one-quarter of the public paid very close attention to the earthquake in Japan (25%), violence at abortion clinics (24%), the U.S. economy (23%),...
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Newspaper Alliance
Four major newspaper companies join together to acquire one of the country's largest providers of computerized information services to the real estate industry AN ALLIANCE OF four major newspaper companies will acquire one of the country's largest providers...
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Paper and Ink Prices Rising
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS received a double dose of bad news from suppliers in late January. Raw materials' prices for inks were reported up in 1994 and headed higher in 1995. A week later, the biggest newsprint producer announced plans for a price hike...
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Photographer Banned from PGA Event
Press groups protest ban of a Riverside Press-Enterprise staffer over a minor infraction that occurred last year THE RIVERSIDE (CALIF.) Press-Enterprise and two national press organizations strongly protested the banning of a news photographer from...
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Police Detective Threatens Reporter with Libel Suit
Mark Fuhrman, a key investigator in the O.J. Simpson case, wants Los Angeles Sentinel reporter to retract comments he made on radio talk show A Reporter for the Los Angeles Sentinel faces a defamation suit for a remark made on a radio talk show, suggesting...
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S.F. Newsstand Operator Seeks Kiosk Exemption
Nick Nano works 78 hours, seven days a week, at his newsstand at Sansome and Sutter streets in San Francisco's financial district, where hundreds customers depend on him for newspapers from the New York Times to Italy's La Republica. But now progress,...
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Strip's Audience Is Both Big and Happy
THERE IS SOMETHING about "One Big Happy" that makes people want to keep reading it. Creators Syndicate president Rick Newcombe recalled first seeing, and liking, Rick Detorie's comic in 1987. But he opted to wait for other ideas from the cartoonist...
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