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Articles from April 26

After Broder Slams Reid, Begala Slams Broder
David Broder wrote a column today slamming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, even comparing him to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Paul Begala quickly offered a scathing response to Broder in a blog entry on HuffingtonPost.com, saying the Washington...
Belo Is Latest to Report Sliding 1Q Earnings
The bad news on newspaper earnings performance continued Thursday as Belo Corp. reported its first-quarter net income and revenue fell on a double-digit slump in newspaper revenues. Belo said first-quarter net income slid to $15.5 million, or 15...
Black Ally Rips Hollinger Performance Ahead of Annual Meeting
In a blistering open letter released two weeks before Hollinger Inc. holds its first shareholders' meeting since 2003, a former board member and long-time business partner of Conrad Black says management of the Toronto-based holding company has squandered...
Cagle Discusses Editorial Cartoon Animation and More
Daryl Cagle -- the editorial cartoonist who also runs the Cagle.MSNBC.com Web site and the Cagle Cartoons syndicate -- has some interesting things to say about newspapers, the Internet, and Web animation in a new blog post. He wrote: "The newspaper...
Earth Day Report: Montreal 'Gazette' Bares Own Environmental Waste
The Gazette, which markets itself as Montreal's only English-language daily, appears also to be its most self-examined paper, at least where the environment is concerned. Last weekend, the daily produced a lengthy package for Earth Day that looked...
Incoming Pulitzer Co-Chair Wants More Small Papers in Awards
Incoming Pulitzer Board co-chair Mike Pride said he would like to see more small and medium-sized newspapers involved in the annual prizes, and said the board will be looking at ways to entice them to compete. He said this year's change to one of...
IPI: 2006 'Most Savage and Brutal Year' for Journos in Modern Times
In its annual review of press freedom worldwide, the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI) says 2006 "was the most savage and brutal year in the history of the modern media." The two most dangerous places for journalists are familiar...
PETA to AP: Don't Refer to Animals as 'It'
The animal activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has written a letter to Norm Goldstein, the editor of the AP stylebook, asking that the book be changed so that pronouns referring to animals always be "he," "she," and "who." AP...
Royko Remembered
When Chicago Tribune writer Rick Kogan strode onto the stage of the sold-out Chase Auditorium in downtown Chicago Wednesday night, he paused briefly, looked out at the audience, and opened the tribute to the legendary columnist Mike Royko on a faintly...
The Little Paper That Keeps Growing Big
In this tough circulation climate, newspapers that make small gains (or remain flat for that matter) will be held up as shinning examples. One paper that keeps defying the considerable odds heaped on newspapers these days deserves extra attention....
THURSDAY'S LETTERS: FAS-FAX Circ Drop Related to Newspaper Bias?, Moyers' Special on Press and Iraq
In today's letters, readers react to news that the latest FAS-FAX report will show a continued decline in circulation for newspapers, others weigh in on Bill Moyers' report on the press' role in the leadup to the Iraq War. *** Latest Report to...
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