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Articles from April 11

A Little Weekly Wins a Big Award
This year's list of winners of the George Polk Award reads like a roll call of elite newspapers, including The New York Times, The Miami Herald, The Sun in Baltimore, The Oregonian in Portland -- and the Lakefront Outlook from the Bronzeville neighborhood...
'NYT' Covers U.S. Payments on Many Civilian Casualties in Iraq
The practice by the U.S. of making cash payments to families of those civilians our military forces have killed or injured in Iraq drew wide attention last year in the wake of disclosures of alleged massacres at Haditha and other sites. This prompted...
SAGE Advice: Audience for Movie Listings Migrating to Web
Almost seven in ten consumers (68%) interviewed for our February Leo J. Shapiro and Associates national poll say they have ever checked movie listings and times, either in newspapers, online, or both. * 27% use newspapers -- but not the Internet...
Spring 'B.C.' Strips to Include Hart Family's Past Favorites
Creators Syndicate has announced the "B.C." schedule for the next couple of months following the April 7 death of the comic's creator, Johnny Hart. Daily strips already done by Hart will run through April 28, and Sundays through May 20. In tribute...
UPDATE: Ron Martz among 43 in 'AJC' Newsroom Who Take A Buyout
Forty-three newsroom employees at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution have opted to take buyouts offered by the paper as part of a restructuring, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Among them is Ron Martz, one of the paper's best known reporters who had gained...
Vonnegut on His Days as a Police Reporter in Chicago
The famed novelist Kurt Vonnegut died on Tuesday night at the age of 84, due to brain injuries from a recent fall, The New York Times reports. As Vonnegut might have commented: So it goes. A lengthy obituary for the paper notes his accomplishments...