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Articles from Vol. 127, No. 1, January 1

Ad Growth May Speed Up in '94: After Modest Gains in 1993, Ad Forecasters and Newspaper Execs Are Predicting Larger Increases in Ad Spending This Year
AFTER MODEST GAINS last year, advertising forecasters and newspaper company executives predicted larger, but still not booming, gains in ad spending in 1994. While hoping that fourth quarter 1993 momentum would build this year -- and put a stake...
Advertising Overview: Newspaper Rep Firms Give Their Forecasts for 1994
WHILE MOST NEWSPAPER representation firms agree that 1994 will bring many chances to post gains from 19%, they say the opportunities will be in specific categories, rather than a general, overall improvement in advertising. The following summaries...
Commercial Speech Cases Fill the Supreme Court: Decisions Involving the Media in 1993 Focused Primarily on Commercial Speech, Although Issues with First Amendment Ramifications Brought by Nonmedia Parties Also Were Decided
U.S. SUPREME COURT decisions involving the media in 1993 focused primarily on commercial speech, although issues with First Amendment ramifications brought by nonmedia parties also were decided. Many of the broader First Amendment cases often heard...
Financial Outlook: Newspaper Profits Rebounded Moderately in 1993; Prospects Are Good for Slightly Faster Growth This Year
"MORE NEWS, LESS paper." That was how media analyst Allan Gottesman, host of the annual PaineWebber Media Conference in New York in December, described the trend gripping the newspaper industry. He summarized views expressed by Robert Johnson,...
Heading for the (Information) Highway: In 1993, More Newspaper Firms Moved beyond Experimentation to Full-Scale Embrace of Telecommunications, Electronic Information and Interactive Media
IN 1993, THE newspaper industry pulled off Main Street and sped headlong up the entrance ramp to the information superhighway. A decade after a few pioneering newspaper companies got burned on videotex, increasing numbers of big industry players...
Lifting Restrictions on Telecommunications Companies: Clinton Administration Plans to Introduce Legislation
THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION this month will introduce legislation to lift restrictions on the telecommunications industry. "This administration intends to create an environment that stimulates a private system of free-flowing information," Vice President...
Newspapers and Capitol Hill: The Biggest Issues in Congress during the Year Involved Telecommunications and Postal Rates; Telco Bills Are Pending
AMONG THE BIGGEST issues on Capitol Hill of interest to newspapers were those involving two diverse methods of delivering information: telecommunications regulation and postal rates. During the coming year, however, the status of independent contractors,...
Newspaper Technology Review: After Another Year of Struggle, Light at the End of the Tunnel for Equipment Vendors and Users
ANOTHER ROCKY YEAR for suppliers to the newspaper industry seemed to wind down with sales on the rise. After more downsizings, bankruptcies, consolidations and changes in management and ownership, some stability finally may be at hand. Despite...
Not Selling Was the United Way in '93
SOMETIMES THE BIGGEST stories are the ones that don't happen. During the spring and summer, it looked as if Time Warnet was close to buying United Media. Then, in August, E.W. Scripps Co. announced that it would keep UM after all. Still, Scripps'...
Press Freedom Is Set Back Worldwide: More Nations Adopted Democratic Forms of Government, but Press Freedom Faced Significant Threats in 1993
NEVER BEFORE HAVE 107 governments adopted democratic forms, yet the personal freedom of nearly a billion citizens decreased in 1993. In a clear global trend, ethnic violence and political repression set back individual freedom to a degree not seen...
Thinking Positive - for a Change
Traditionally, the turn of the year is a time for positive thinking -- for a change. So let's have a tip of the hat to some useful and inspiring happenings in our line of work. Think of James Batten, Knight-Ridder's CEO, and what he did directly...
Top Stories of 1993
THE BIGGEST U.S. story of 1993 fell from the heavens, poured into rivers and gushed over their banks, spreading death and destruction across the lowlands of nine Midwest states, according to the Associated Press' annual survey of editors. The next...
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