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Articles from Vol. 127, No. 38, September 17

$2 Million Libel Suit Filed over Foster Report: U.S. Park Police Officer Sues Former New York Post Reporter, Newsletter Journalism Watchdog Organization
A U.S. PARK Police officer has filed a $2 million libel lawsuit over a report alleging a cover up in the death of White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster. Officer Kevin Brian Fornshill filed suit against former New York Post writer and now free-lance...
Big Market Papers Using 'Branded' Audiotex Service; Gives Callers the Selling Prices of Homes and Condominiums in Cities around the Country
INPHO INC., A Cambridge, Mass.-based company, is offering newspapers a "branded" audiotex service that gives callers the selling prices of homes and condominiums in major markets around the country. The Home Sales Line is a pay-per-call service...
Brighter Outlook for Newspapers: With Retail Restructuring and Economics Downturn in the Past, Veronis Suhler Forecast Says Better Times Are Ahead
FUELED BY AN expanding economy, spending on newspaper advertising will grow 10 times as fast in the next five years as in the previous five, according to a major forecast. The annual communications industry outlook by the New York investment banking...
British Media Hampered by Strict Contempt Law
BECAUSE HIS PARENTS are the first known alleged serial murderers who police say committed the killings who police say committed the killings together as a married couple, 22-year-old Stephen West is making a lot of money from checkbook journalism....
Honoring Their Heritage: Native American Journalists Assn Celebrates the First Native American Newspaper, Founded in 1828
SOME WOUNDS RUN very deep. Healing can take a long time. For a group of Native American journalists, some slow healing began recently in New Echota. Some members of the Native American Journalists Association were leery of attending the Unity '94...
Marketing Execs See Benefit in INMA Alliance
CHANGES COULD BE in store for the Newspaper Association of America's market development and promotion council if suggestions made during the group's recent visioning session are adopted. According to a confidential report of the June 29 session...
Police Are Still Storming Newsrooms with Search Warrants
DESPITE THE PRIVACY Protection Act of 1980, passed by Congress to prohibit knock-and-enter searches of newsrooms with search warrants, such searches by police continue. A recent newsroom victim is WDAF-TV in Kansas City. In early August, police...
Politics and Journalism - New Jersey Style: Increasingly, Newspaper Journalists Are Taking Jobs with Politicians and Later Returning to Newspapers, Raising Debate, Questions, Concerns and Eyebrows in the State's Media Circles
FORMER NEW JERSEY Democratic Gov. Jim Florio's press secretary, who often lobbed personal attacks at current Republican Gov. Christine Todd Whitman during the last year's bitter campaign, has quietly joined the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, N.J., as...
Problems within the Catholic Press: Survey Shows 'White Paper' on Freedom and Responsibility Has Fallen on Deaf Ears within the Church Hierarchy
LESS THAN TWO years ago, David Fortier was editor of the Catholic Transcript, a weekly newspaper in Hartford. Now he works out of his home, editing the fledgling American Catholic Northeast, an independent monthly paper. Despite affection and enthusiasm...
Tom Phillips: Pana News-Palladium, Pana Ill
IN THE AUTUMN of 1956, Tom Phillips became a reporter/photographer for his hometown Pana (Ill.) News-Palladium. Once on board, Phillips found that editor and publisher Don Pauschert had a few surprises in store for him. "Tom," Pauschert told...
Vocational Experts with Two Vocations; Don and Dave Runyan Are High School Teachers Who Also Write a Do-It-Yourself Feature for U-Bild
DON AND DAVE Runyan have been crafting projects for U-bild Newspaper Features since 1976. Now they're crafting words as well. This spring, the identical twins took over the writing of U-bild's "Project of the Week" column, which had been handled...

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