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Articles from April 10

Church Stripped of Tax Status for Newspaper Advertising
Federal court ruling raises concern about a chill on advocacy advertising For the first time, a federal judge has stripped a church of tax-exempt status for attacking a political candidate in newspaper advertisements. Some fear the March 30 decision...
Copy Editors: The Art of Article Surgery
Don Fry, advocate for copy editors, suggests ways that copy desks and reporters can coexist Copy editors get scant respect. To change this truism, and to move better stories more quickly, they must convince bosses and reporters they're their paper's...
Cox Interactive Gets Cozy with Realtor.Com
Partnership is the first between the nation's largest real estate Web site and a newspaper company Cox Interactive Media (CIM) and RealSelect Inc., parent of Realtor.com, are completing their rollout of Realtor.com classifieds listings and content...
How Your State Stacks Up
Isolationism probably is the philosophy most shaken by the Information Age. Because of the Internet, your readers routinely can listen to radio stations around the world, read newspapers in communities they have never visited, and become friends with...
How Your State Stacks Up(2)
Isolationism probably is the philosophy most shaken by the Information Age. Because of the Internet, your readers routinely can listen to radio stations around the world, read newspapers in communities they have never visited, and become friends with...
Journalist Turncoat
Ex-reporter reveals source for Chiquita voice mails and says editors told him to trash evidence When ex-Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Mike Gallagher first learned that gaining access to Chiquita Brands International's voice mails might be illegal,...
NATO Bombing Strands Visiting Serb Journalists
Six Serbian journalists who came to the United States last month to tour American newsrooms have had their lives thrown into chaos following the NATO attack on Yugoslavia, which has made it difficult for them to return home. While four of the newspeople...
New Alibi in Reporter Philip True's Slaying
After offering two versions of why they killed Philip True in a remote Mexican mountain range, two accused Huichol Indians now say they never touched the San Antonio Express-News Mexico City bureau chief. Speaking from behind bars in a jail in Colotlan,...
Newspaper Stocks Lag Dow
Slowing ad growth, competition from Internet cool investors' ardor With some exceptions, stocks of publicly traded newspaper companies have not participated in the market's spirited first-quarter gains. As the bellwether Dow Jones Industrial...
Papers Ponder How to Integrate Web Sites
Even as newspapers strive to make their Web sites profitable, many are wrestling with the more basic question of how to fit the new venture into their existing organizational setup. It's a an issue that "probably should get a higher priority than it...
Pressing Issues
President Clinton joins debate at ASNE gathering From crippled credibility to lost readership and growing Internet competition, editors and publishers at newspapers around the country are struggling with a slew of issues as the American Society...
Reuters Discounts Guild Claims
Reuters says it stands by plans to move its New York financial television division to London, despite opposition from the Newspaper Guild of New York. Reuters America Inc., the U.S. operating subsidiary of London-based Reuters Group Plc., says it...
Sharon Stone, Andy Grove, and a Host of Others
Like an audience that leaves a Broadway musical whistling, attendees at this year's American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) convention likely will leave the three days of intense discussion of journalism's weightiest issues with one luminous image:...
The Key Is Market Domination
In regard to Rep. Michael G. Oxley's bill calling for the end of the newspaper/TV cross-ownership ban (E&P, Feb. 20, "Cross-ownership fight renewed," p. 14), this is only the latest salvo in the 23-year-old battle to knock down competition and...
Wake Up, Vancouver, Wash
Columbian switches to a.m., due to higher circulation The Vancouver, Wash., Columbian will add a Saturday edition in July and switch from afternoon to morning delivery next year, according to publisher Scott Campbell, who says the changes will create...