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Articles from Vol. 124, No. 42, October 19

Changing Times in Alpine
Changing times in Alpine The weekly newspaper in Alpine, Calif., a small mountain community 30 miles east of San Diego, is in its fortieth year of publication. That makes it a near contemporary of its current publishers who came to their position...
Charter for a World Free Press
Charter for a world free press For almost 50 years the free press of America has been trying to export the principles of freedom of the press to the rest of the world. The American Society of Newspaper Editors launched the program near the end of...
D.C.'S Regional Reporters: They Face Many Obstacles in Getting Their Copy into Newspapers
D.C.'s regional reporters They face many obstacles in getting their copy into newspapers When David Greenfield recalls his time as a regional reporter in Washington, D.C., he doesn't talk about power lunches or golfing with the president. ...
Employee Takeover? Fearful That Sale to Competitor Would Result in Closing, Employees of the Arkansas Gazette Make a Bid to Buy It
Employee takeover? Fearful that sale to competitor would result in closing, employees of the Arkansas Gazette make a bid to buy it The future of the Arkansas Gazette, the oldest newspaper west of the Mississippi River, could be decided soon as employees...
Ethics Debate Reprised: Junket Journalism Charges Again Raised as Journalists Are Offered All-Expense Paid Visit to 20th Anniversary Disney Bash
Ethics debate reprised Junket journalism charges again raised as journalists are offered all-expense paid visit to 20th anniversary Disney bash It was, to borrow from Yogi Berra, like deja vu all over again. For news organizations, the freebies...
INAME's Reggie Hall Gets NMI Supervisory Post; Will Direct Operations of Seven Councils
INAME's Reggie Hall gets NMI supervisory post Will direct operations of seven councils Newspaper Marketing Incorporated has named its first employee. Reggie Hall, director of the International Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives,...
Journalists in the Age of Toxics
Journalists in the age of toxics With a rise in the number of hazardous materials being shipped around the country and, subsequently, spilled, the implications for news personnel whose job it is to cover the incidents has become volatile as nitroglycerine....
Libel Suit Takes Unusual Twist: Hearst-Owned Book Publishing Firm Given Access to Notes and Phone Records of Newspaper Reporter Who Is Not a Defendant
Libel suit takes unusual twist Hearst-owned book publishing firm given access to notes and phone records of newspaper reporter who is not a defendant In a threatening twist to an already bizarre libel suit, a Texas court officer has ordered a reporter...
Membership Push Is New Inland President's Goal
Membership push is new Inland president's goal When Kenneth C. Bronson is installed as president of the Inland Press Association at its 106th annual convention in Chicago, he will be taking the reins of a newspaper organization that has responded...
Newspapers' Richest: Forbes' Annual List of Wealthiest Persons Includes Several with Significant Newspaper Holdings
Newspapers' richest Forbes' annual list of wealthiest persons includes several with significant newspaper holdings While newspapers are laying off employees and losing advertising, they are also keeping some folks awfully wealthy, according...
Newsprint Update: Consumption Decline Continues; Papermakers' Spending Drops; California Recycling Project Proposed
Newsprint update Consumption decline continues; papermakers' spending drops; California recycling project proposed According to preliminary estimates by the American Newspaper Publishers Association, U.S. daily newspapers in August used 9.2% less...
Presidential Press Plane Controversy Renewed: Press Secretary Hints That If Correspondents Shun Press Plane, the White House May Eliminate Road Filing Center
Presidential press plane controversy renewed Press secretary hints that if correspondents shun press plane, the White House may eliminate road filing center White House reporters have been told if they continue to opt out of using a chartered press...
Readers' Pages: Two Small-Town Dailies Provide Literary Outlet for Writing Readers
Readers' pages Two small-town dailies provide literary outlet for writing readers Two small-town dailies are providing a literary outlet for their writing readers. Once a month, the Ukiah (Calif.) Daily Journal and the Plainview (Texas) Daily...
Regional Marketing Works for Nissan
Regional marketing works for Nissan Regional marketing is today's watchword for Nissan Motor Corp. USA, one of its top executives recently told the Advertising Club of Los Angeles. Bob J. Thomas, vice president and general manager of the Nissan...
Speakers Feel Comic Pages Are Too Safe; They Make Their Views Known during an NFC Gathering Which Also Features an Address by Eugene Roberts, Elections and, More
Speakers feel comics pages are too safe They make their views known during an NFC gathering which also features an address by Eugene Roberts, elections, and more Are comics pages too conventional and one-dimensional? Several people who spoke at this...
The Clarence Thomas Affair: Handful of Journalists Found Media Attention Focused on Them
The Clarence Thomas affair Handful of journalists found media attention focused on them Most of the nation's media have been covering the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, but a handful of journalists found the hot glare of media attention...
WSJ Lays off 13, Hires Lawyers
WSJ lays off 13, hires lawyers The Wall Street Journal has laid off 13 employees effective Nov. 1. The toll -- six full-time telemarketing staffers from Cincinnati and seven part-time retail sales checkers from other offices -- follows 70 layoffs...
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