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Articles from February 28

1999: A Year to Remember
National run-of-press (ROP) ads leaped 23% in December, while inserts advanced 7% and display classified rose 6%. Retail ROP was unchanged from the previous December, according to ad linage totals in the exclusive E&P/Competitive Media Reporting...
California Journalist Falling on His Shield?
Newspaperman, facing five days in jail, may be a casualty of battle between the U.S. constitution and state law Acrusading editor of a semiweekly paper in rural Northern California appeared to be headed to jail last week for refusing to name sources...
Columnist-Candidates Throw Their Press Hats into the Ring
THEY'RE THE WRITE WING OF ANY POLITICAL PARTY Presidential wannabe Dave Barry tells voters he was born in the same log cabin as Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. Vice-presidential hopeful J.R. Lieber also boasts of log-cabin origins - in New...
Former CNHI Chief Joins Long List of Thomson Lookers
When Thomson Corp. announced it was getting out of the newspaper business to focus on the Internet, the timing couldn't have been better for Ralph Martin. Martin, a former Thomson Newspapers executive, has been on the lookout for markets to start...
Newspeople
Arizona James Bennett to sports editor at The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson from assistant sports editor at The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer. Bennett succeeds B.J. Bartlett, now metro team leader of the northwest bureau. California Bob Dea to...
Obituaries
Clifton Daniel Former managing editor of The New York Times, who expanded and enlivened its coverage of culture and society during his five-year tenure, died Feb. 21 of complications from a stroke and heart disease. He was 87. Though born and...
On the Supply Side
Prepress Harris Publishing Systems Corp., Melbourne, Fla., and Harlequin, Cambridge, Mass., are jointly developing and will distribute several "plug-and-play" digital work-flow products based on Harris MaxWorkFlow output management and Harlequin...
Personalization vs. Privacy: The Great Online Cookie Debate - DoubleClick Snowed under by Avalanche of Legal Actions
The attention snowballed for online advertising firm DoubleClick this month. What began as independent expressions of discontent in the form of six individual lawsuits grew to inquiries by two states' attorneys general and a Federal Trade Commission...
Philip Morris Launches Ads in Newspapers-Only Campaign
TOBACCO COMPANY BUYS SPACE IN 19 PAPERS, MAY SEEK MORE Philip Morris last week began an advertising campaign that illustrates some of the strengths of newspaper advertising. The newspapers-only campaign, which is being promoted as a way to "open...
Play It Again, Bill
Kovach works on his old portable at his Harvard office in Cambridge, Mass. He also has a computer, and its screen saver scrolls the First Amendment. "Anything worthwhile in this life," he maintains, "is risky." The conscience of American journalism...
Report: China Tried to Buy Up Canadian News Media - Alleged Plot 'Well- Financed'
Canada's intelligence service uncovered "a well-financed Chinese government plot" in the years following the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre that tried to silence criticism of Beijing's human-rights record by taking control of the nation's Chinese-language...
Starr: I Goofed on Press Access
If Kenneth Starr knew then what he knows now, he would have hired a public information officer to give the press broad access to his investigation of the scandals surrounding President Clinton rather than briefing a few selected reporters. "I think...
St. Pete 'Times' Sets New Sponsorship Deal - Mindful of the Staples Center Mess
The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times announced a sponsorship pact with a regional entertainment center while emphasizing that it won't compromise the editorial side or involve revenue sharing. The St. Pete Times was referring indirectly to the widely...
The Best of Enemies - Variations on a Theme in San Francisco
The drama - and irony - continue in the bidding under way for the San Francisco Examiner. In addition to former mayoral candidate Clint Reilly - a longtime Examiner adversary - another of the Examiner's antagonists, San Francisco Independent Publisher...
The New Washington Order
The accidental tourist. That's the role Kate Boo played one evening in 1998, when a friend driving her home in Washington stopped to do an errand at a group house for the mentally retarded. Kate, a Washington Post reporter, came in with him for five...
Thomson Corp. Stops the Presses
It's certainly been a busy year for media. The future shocktroopers have barely stopped yammering about how the media world changed utterly and eternally when Time Warner agreed to be gobbled up by America Online just six weeks ago. Now some of these...
Unconventional Choices in Offset
NEWSPAPERS BUY NEW IDEAS IN ONE- AND TWO-WIDE PRINTING Two dailies that jumped into offset printing with unconventional choices in presses are doing it again in an era that demands more and better color, more product versatility, and less waste....
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