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Articles from Vol. 125, No. 26, June 27

A New Sense of Mission
In the wake of the Rodney King case, a coalition of minority journalists vows to improve the status Of minorities in the media A coalition of minority journalists, badly shaken by the Rodney King case and the Los Angeles riots, vowed at a recent...
Internal Resentment
Los Angeles Times editors say David Shaw's analysis of his paper's coverage of the city's riots was an unnecessary 'trashing' David Shaw's five-part series in the Los Angeles Times on media coverage of the city's police department has enmeshed him...
Let's Compromise?
Regional Bell executive calls for an end to the public debate between newspapers and the RBOCs; then he zaps newspapers An executive for one of the regional Bell operating companies recently called for an end to the very public and very contentious...
Maxwells Arrested; Charged in Connection with Looting Pension Fund
Ian and Kevin Maxwell were arrested in London and charged in connection with the $1 billion plundering of companies and pension funds controlled by their late father, Robert Maxwell. Britain's Serious Fraud Office accused the sons and executive...
Military Officers Address Cartoonists
It's a low-key session at the AAEC convention except for one pointed exchange about the Gulf war Editorial cartoonists often comment on the U.S. military in their work, but almost never have direct encounters with military officers. So it was...
Newspapers and the Environment
Despite greening,, newspapers will be target of Clean Air Act; big-city papers may be forced to pay for their neighbors'pollution Though newspapers are increasingly green products, they will still be affected by the new federal Clean Air Act regulations,...
Newsracks Vandalized Following Negative Perot Story
A Northern California alternative weekly reported that its racks were vandalized and papers stolen after it had run a cover story critical of presidential aspirant H. Ross Perot. John L. Boland, publisher of The Paper in Sonoma County, has written...
Nordstrom Targets Black Customers
Will spend $220,000 to advertise in black newspapers on West Coast Nordstrom department stores has said it will spend $220,000 to advertise in black newspapers on the West Coast. Under the agreement between the West Coast Black Publishers...
Pressroom Survival: Developments Chart Course to Meet Growing Competition
Developments chart course to meet growing competition Instead of the usual debates about registration, newsprint waste, and offset-vs.-flexo, pressroom talk at the biggest newspaper production conference of the year was about survival. At...
Re-Evaluation Time for INMA
Newspaper marketing group must decide where it fits in following the merger of the other newspaper associations into one organization The recent international Newspaper Marketing Association's 62nd International Conference in Dallas was based around...
Tarred by the 'Supermarket' Tabloids
My assignment was to address 200 high school students on the role and responsibilities of a free press. When they filed into a botel ballroom after having toured the Washington, D.C., halls of government all day, they were obviously weary and a...
UPI Sold to Arab Firm
Middle East Broadcasting Centre, controlled by Saudis, will become the fifth owner in the past decade of the 85-year-old news agency United Press International was sold at bankruptcy auction June 24 for $3.95 million to a London-based television...

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