Editor & Publisher

Articles from Vol. 128, No. 28, July 15

Bring Back the Rewrite Bank
For editors and reporters, it was an event to hear Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr., sing sweet melodies to a big gathering of journalists last month at the Nieman Foundation's new technology conference. His remarks brought to mind an almost abandoned practice....
Columnists Hold a Panel on Problems
IF YOU THINK a columnist's biggest worry is coming up with ideas, think again. How about getting stalked or shot at? That is what happened to several writers, who recounted their experiences during a panel discussion at the recent National Society of...
Designing for Press Survival; Base Isolation Protects Mexican Newspaper's Press from Earthquakes
ALREADY ONE OF Mexico's strongest and most innovative newspaper companies, the publisher of Monterrey's El Norte and El Sol made a substantial contribution to the launch of the Mexico City daily Reforma in late 1992. To help ensure the young paper's...
Dispute over Firing Ends in Closure of Three Irish Papers
A DISPUTE OVER the firing of a reporter has led to the suspension of three newspapers published by money-strapped Irish Press Newspapers Ltd. (IPN), which said the company would go into liquidation with the loss of 600 jobs. The 39,000-circulation morning...
EDS Says It's Here to Stay
THREE WORDS SYMBOLIZE EDS's commitment to the newspaper industry: Large island booth. The big General Motors subsidiary was at Nexpo for the first time ever this year, and while its booth was crowded with systems and descriptions of prepress integration...
More Exemptions from FoIA Recommended
AMIDST CONCERNS THAT confidentiality provisions in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act might be "trumped" by the Freedom of Information Act, the Administrative Conference of the United States has recommended exempting certain documents from disclosure....
Newspapers: Are They Bull or Bear?
The economic future of newspapers is pretty bright. The key indicator to watch is Sunday circulation, because that's where the money is. Despite current concerns about electronic transmission, I don't think readers will wake up on a Sunday morning with...
Newspapers Urged to Examine Online Advertising
AT THE BEGINNING of a discussion about online advertising, Peter Winter issued a mock warning to his audience: "If you are in any way interested in the real world and making money, you're in the wrong place." Jesting aside, Winter told his audience...
Putting Her Time to Good Use
JUNE 9 WAS a morning just like any other for Audrey Stubbart. She woke up, got dressed and went to work as a columnist and proofreader for the Examiner, in Independence, Missouri. The fact that she turned 100 years old that day didn't slow her down...
Satirical Column Leads to Suspensions
A SATIRICAL COLUMN about a new modular arrangement of the newsroom at a British Columbia newspaper led to the suspension of the columnist and her editor, who also was demoted to reporter. Nanaimo Times columnist Lynn Welburn was suspended for five working...
Supreme Court Orders Funding of Religion-Oriented Student Publication
THE UNIVERSITY OF Virginia must pay the printing costs for a religion-oriented student publication, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently. The publication, like others on campus, was granted the status of a Contracted Independent Organization (CIO)....
Texas Open Records Law Used by Some to Stall Disclosure
THE TEXAS ATTORNEY General's hotline gets over 400 requests a month for legal opinions on the state's open records law. Hundreds of additional queries go directly to the AG office. But only a small number of the requests come from media, according...
The Public, Politicians Rate the Press; the Press Rates Itself
IF POLITICIANS THINK the press mistrusts them, they ought to take a look at the public. According to a comprehensive report from the Washington, D.C.-based Times Mirror Center for the People & the Press, the public is more distrusting than the press...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.