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Articles from Vol. 124, No. 20, May 18

Anti-Gulf War Cartoonists Got Reader Flak: Political Artists Who Attended AAEC Convention in Memphis Talk about Receiving Phoned Death Threats, Nasty Mail, and More
Anti-Gulf war cartoonists got reader flak Political artists who attended AAEC convention in Memphis talk about receiving phoned death threats, nasty mail, and more Several editorial cartoonists who opposed the Persian Gulf war received a tremendous...
Bogus Section Inserted into Wis. Newspapers
Bogus section inserted into Wis. newspapers A bogus newspaper section with anti-war articles was inserted into thousands of copies of the Wisconsin State Journal of Madison on April 29. The inserts, printed with the title of "Wisconsin aStute Journal,"...
Bucks Pressman Bound over for Trial: Four Co-Workers Recovering from Gunshot Wounds
Bucks pressman bound over for trial Four co-workers recovering from gunshot wounds A former pressman at the Bucks County (Pa.) Courier Times charged with shooting three other employees and the newspaper's security guard entered a not-guilty...
Bypassing the Post Office: Some Newspapers Have Proven It Can Be Successfully Done
Bypassing the post office Some newspapers have proven it can be successfully done A few pioneering newspapers have proven over the past few years that they can successfully -- in fact, profitably -- bypass the Postal Service. Now many papers...
CNPA to Launch Classified Ad Network
CNPA to launch classified ad network The California Newspaper Publishers Association will launch a classified advertising network for its members beginning about July 1. The CNPA board of directors voted for the project to be called CAL-SCAN --...
Coping with Copy from the Gulf War: Press Release Service Transmitted Daily Full-Text Pool Reports Directly into Newspapers' Front-End Systems
Coping with copy from the Gulf war Press release service transmitted daily full-text pool reports directly into newspapers' front-end systems Beyond military review of press pool coverage before and during the Gulf war, the submission and release...
Covering a Riot. Cop's Shooting of a Hispanic Man Leads to Mayhem in Northwest Washington D.C.; Two Photographers Are Injured, Hospitalized
Covering a riot Cop's shooting of a Hispanic man leads to mayhem in northwest Washington, D.C.; two photographers are injured, hospitalized There were arguments about pooling reporters and some of those covering the story were given gas masks by...
Dhahran Deadbeats: Saudi Print Pool's Accounts Are Closed Long after Its Office
Dhahran deadbeats Saudi print pool's accounts are closed long after its office When the print pool committee's office in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, closed up, the last one out got stuck paying its bills. Since returning from their assignments...
Doctor Says RSI Is Not New: Tells Seminar That Repetitive Strain Injuries Did Not Begin with Computer Usage but Have Been around since the 1700s
Doctor says RSI is not new Tells seminar that repetitive strain injuries did not begin with computer usage but have been around since the 1700s The first newspaper conference devoted solely to repetitive strain injury established that RSI is a...
Drug Dealers Replace Dictators as Press Threats: Colombia's President Addresses Inter American Press Association
Drug dealers replace dictators as press threats Colombia's president addresses Inter American Press Association International drug organizations have replaced strong-arm dictators as the main threat to press freedom in the Americas, according...
Need for VDT Safety Task Forces Touted: Newspaper Exec Tells How to Cut Injuries, Lower Insurance Rates
Need for VDT safety task forces touted Newspaper exec tells how to cut injuries, lower insurance rates A VDT safety task force is not a "cure-all" for repetitive strain injuries (RSI) but it can make a difference -- maybe a major one -- in controlling...
New Ad Bureau Board Taking Shape: 'Marketing Types' Join Publishers to Bring a New Focus
New Ad Bureau board taking shape |Marketing types' join publishers to bring a new focus The first six marketing executive directorships have been filled on the Newspaper Advertising Bureau board, bringing into focus what the priorities of this...
Retailers Speak Out: Chain Store Execs Tell Newspapers What They're Looking For
Retailers speak out Chain store execs tell newspapers what they're looking for Asserting that the interests of the retail industry and newspapers "are one and the same," a leading Canadian department store executive gave publishers a shopping...
Self-Censorship Trickier Than Government Censorship
Self-censorship trickier than government censorship Self-censorship is a much trickier category than plain government censorship because it is much more difficult to recognize, members of the International Press Institute were told at their 40th annual...
Shield Law Bill Shelved in Texas
Shield law bill shelved in Texas A bill to establish a Texas shield law has been shelved for two years because the state's print and broadcast media cannot agree on the need for it. At least that is what the bill's author, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo),...
Tabloid to Be Prosecuted for Naming Rape Victim
Tabloid to be prosecuted for naming rape victim Prosecutors have charged the supermarket tabloid The Globe with violating a 60-year-old Florida law by naming the woman who accused a Kennedy family member of raping her at the family's Palm Beach estate....
Two State Publishers' Groups Issue Classified Ad Alerts
Two state publishers' groups issue classified ad alerts Wisconsin and Nevada publishers associations have issued "Classified Advertising Alerts" that warn newspapers against violating federal Fair Housing Laws with rental ads. The Wisconsin Newspaper...
Typographers Agree to 10-Year Pact at Washington Post
Typographers agree to 10-year pact at Washington Post The Washington (D.C.) Post and the union representing some 210 typographical workers have agreed to a 10-year contract that grants major concessions to the newspaper in return for the security...
Understanding the Foreign Journalist
Understanding the foreign journalist In the pages of this magazine (Dec. 1), Demeter Pogar, a journalist from Hungary, took the American press to task for being "not serious." Editor & Publisher responded in an editorial the following week...
Veteran Newsmen Can Live with Press Pools: Acknowledge Press Censorship during Persian Gulf War Was Onerous but Say If Wartime Pools Are Inevitable, Improvements Must Be Made
Veteran newsmen can live with press pools Acknowledge press censorship during Persian Gulf war was onerous but say if wartime pools are inevitable, improvements must be made Three experienced newsmen told the 40th annual assembly of the International...
Weekly Publisher Attacked in Her Office
Weekly publisher attacked in her office Glenda Merritt, who publishes a small weekly in the Northern California mountain community of Shingletown, cannot understand why she was assaulted and terrorized at her office recently. "I'm not a crusader,"...

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