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Articles from Vol. 127, No. 23, June 4

A Message to Newspaper Marketers
Public Relations Society of America head says newspapers should stop being so critical of themselves; not enough of the general public is being made aware of all the industry's positives NEWSPAPER MARKETERS ARE an important part of newspapers' success...
Concentrate on Loyal Readers: That's the Advice of Minneapolis Star Tribune's Editor, Who Believes Pursuing Potential Readers Can Alienate Loyal Ones
That's the advice of Minneapolis Star Tribune's editor, who believes pursuing potential readers can alienate loyal ones NEWSPAPERS RISK LOSING their most loyal readers if they rush recklessly after potential readers, warns Tim McGuire, editor and...
Cooperation between Marketing, News Suggested: Marketing Executives and Editors Surveyed
INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN the marketing department and the newsroom is vital if both are to benefit from the best efforts of each group, results from a recent survey show. The survey, presented last month at the Intenational Newspape Marketing Association...
Credentialing Requirements Scaled Back: World Cup Organizing Committee Agrees to Media Proposal That Reporters Seeking Accreditation to Cover the Soccer Championship Provide Only Their Social Security Numbers
World Cup organizing committee agrees to media proposal that reporters seeking accreditation to cover the soccer championships provide only their Social Security numbers WORLD CUP USA has agreed to scale back its request for extensive background...
Disputed Legal Ad Contract Awarded to San Francisco Examiner
THE SAN FRANCISCO Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 to award a disputed contract for legal advertising to the San Francisco Examiner as the low bidder. The tri-weekly San Francisco Independent, which has had the contract since 1990, had argued that...
Former Mayor Charged with Making Harassing Calls to Colorado Paper
FORMER FRISCO, COLO., Mayor Jim Spenst faces a June 8 hearing on charges he harassed a local newspaper publisher and staff with threatening phone calls and mail. According to the Summit County Sheriff's Office, threatening calls were made and poison...
Helping a Retail Outlet Find a Location Means More Ads for Newspaper
WHEN SHOE STORE owner Philip Bencivenga wanted to open another retail outlet but wasn't sure where, he got help from Leshir Communications Inc. ad representatives Lisa Evans. The new store had to be in the right location and havce the right customer...
Media Rate Stephen Breyer 'Not Too Bad'; Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Says His Libel Decisions 'Are Strong and Good,' but He's a 'Disaster' When It Comes to Freedom of Information Cases
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Pres says his libel decisions 'are strong and good,' but he's a 'disaster' when it comes to Freedom of Information cases AFTER EXAMINING THE media-related decisions of Supreme Court nominee Judge Stephen Breyer,...
Newspaper Financial Reports: Economic Recovery Draws Ads Back, Bolsters Bottom Lines; Companies Report Hefty Gains in Operating and Net Profits
Compiled by George Garneau RESURGENT ADVERTISING ACCELERATED the newspaper industry's rebound in the first three months of this year, as publicly-traded newspaper companies reported hefty gains in operating and net profits. Many companies...
Newspaper to Appeal $985,000 Libel Verdict: Jury Punished Newspaper for Inaccurate Headline
Jury punished newspaper for inaccurate headline CRAIG KLUGMAN BELIEVES his newspaper is being punished for a simple mistake. A $985,000 mistake. Klugman is the editor of the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, an Indiana newspaper which recently lost...
Press Freedom Day Honors Journalists: UNESCO Organizes Activities around the World
UNESCO organizes activities around the world NEWSPEOPLE KILLED IN Bosnia-Herzegovina, Somalia and other trouble spots throughout the world were remembered on United Nations World Press Freedom Day May 3. More than 75 print and broacast journalists...
Some Unsolicited Advice for the Nation's Editors
ADVICE CONTAINED IN this article is for editors -- men and women who decide whose work is published in the nation's magazaines and newspapers -- but frree-lance writers also might want to sneak a peek. Relationships between free-lancers and editors...
Student Paper Wins Free Speech Battle: Stories and Editorials Raise Public Awareness, Which Leads to Defeat of Proposed Administration Policy That Would Have Limited Free Speech
Stories and editorials raise public awareness, which leads to defeat of proposed administration policy that would have limited free speech SCORE A VICTORY for one feisty student newspaper in the ongoing battle to preserve free speech on college...
Thaves Talk 'Tech' at Cartoon Meeting: The 'Frank and Ernest' Creator and Other Speakers Discuss How Computers Can Help Them in Their Work
The 'Frank and Ernest' creator and other speakers discuss how computers can help them in their work MOST COLUMNISTS AND many editorial cartoonists use computers for creating or transmitting their work. But comic cartoonists, who tend to work...
The Press in a Peeping Tom Age
This is not a defense of Bill Clinton's past sex life or his family finances when he was much younger. It is about sex and money in the Washington press corps, past and present. Hypocrisy and the pot calling the kettle black come to mind. Both...
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