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Articles from June 1

Back in the Biz
Given the number of billionaires pining to own the Daily Miracle these days, the folks at Neiman Marcus might consider making a newspaper this year's Christmas fantasy gift in its storied catalogue. The list of deep-pocketed men keen on buying newspapers...
Center Fielders
A year ago, anyone who visited the Daily Record in Parsippany, N.J., in the dead of night would find it empty, except for production crews running the presses for the morning paper. Most of its newsroom staff didn't arrive until after 8 a.m. Today,...
Editorial: Another Dubious Deal
Here we go again. Another squirrelly takeover proposal plops unbidden on the doorstep of an iconic American newspaper company, and though nobody thinks any good will come of it, there's yet again a feeling that one way or another a change in ownership...
E&P Technical: On the Supply Side »
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E&P Technical: Reading Reformats
Willingness and persistence in trying something new practically define the recent business history of one of America's oldest newspaper publishing families. The current chapter of change in operations at the Reading (Pa.) Eagle Co. is its most public:...
Every Issue Is a Sun Day Edition
Blame it on Al Gore! That seems to be the consensus at the Monterey County Weekly, a 40,000-circulation paper that recently installed 162 solar panels on its roof, giving it nearly 100% solar power. Owner Bradley Zeve, 47, says the move is the latest...
First Post-Scandal Audit Shows Falling Circ at 'Sun-Times'
Last month, metro dailies relived a poor fall and winter of 2006-07 with the release of the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations FAS-FAX report. Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times relived a bad 2005 as ABC released the second of four "censure audits"...
Friends And/or Foes Rock NAA
The Newspaper Association of America decided to shake things up this year by inviting a roster of outsiders to "tell it like it is" during its annual conference in New York. For four days in May, executives from tiny dailies to large metros convened...
Kids: Engage Us, Don't Patronize!
The young people who traveled to Washington this spring to tackle the question that perplexed their elders -- what do kids want? -- came from seven nations, and from across the United States. Their hometown papers were the Zambia Daily Mail or Fydenstidninge...
LETTERS: Iraq Truths, AP Fingerprinting, Job Cuts, Murdoch
With a new online editor on board, we are about to get up to speed again on Letters every day. But forgive the lack of linkage. Here are a few selections from the email bag.*** War stories I just returned from an assignment that took me...
Loyal Readers Earn Rewards
In an Audit Bureau of Cir- culations FAS-FAX reporting period that was devastating for big-city newspapers, some metros happily discovered that a souped-up subscriber loyalty program can be their best friend. Consider the Chicago Tribune. Its overall...
McIntosh Goes to 'War'
When "The War," Ken Burns' 14-hour documentary on the American experience of World War II, airs this September, viewers will meet Al McIntosh, editor and publisher of the weekly Rock County Star Herald, in every episode. The filmmaker has said that...
Most Analysts Think 'Big Uncle Rupert' Will Prevail in Dow Jones Bid
It's tough to walk away from $5 billion -- at least that is the prevailing wisdom on Wall Street regarding the latest twist on Rupert Murdoch's offer to take Dow Jones off the hands of the Bancroft family. Last night's news that the Bancrofts were...
NewsPeople
ARKANSAS Rick Fahr has been named editor of The Log Cabin Democrat in Conway. Fahr most recently was managing editor of The Jonesboro Sun. CALIFORNIA Carole Leigh Hutton has been appointed vice president and executive editor at the San Jose...
Nine-Tower Goss Universal for Nigerian Publisher
The Punch (Nigeria) Ltd. has selected a Goss Universal 75 press to increase its overall print capacity and to expand business opportunities. The press will be installed late this year in a new plant 20 miles from the publisher's existing facility and...
No More 'Golden Rule' on New Presses
After getting its start back in the late 1950s and early '60s, web offset printing has since become the preferred method of newspaper production worldwide. Over the years, many improvements have been made, but the core technology -- ink and water applied...
Syndicates: NSNC Ready for Big Names, Big Issues
What do writing a good column and planning a good columnists conference have in common? Research. When Philadelphia Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky was considering speakers for this year's June 21-24 National Society of Newspaper Columnists conference,...
The Very Best Web-Spinners
Best Newspaper-Affiliated Web Site (more than one million unique visitors per month) Winner: NYTimes.com Washingtonpost.com USATODAY.com Best Newspaper-Affiliated Web Site (fewer than one million unique visitors per month) Winner:...
UPDATE: Editor Responds to Rumors of Massive Job Cuts at 'Mercury News'
Just days after news emerged that the San Francisco Chronicle is slated to lose almost 25% of its newsroom staff comes word that its southern neighbor, the San Jose Mercury News, may face the same cutback. At the popular Web site, Grade The News,...
Walking to Find out If Papers Are on the Run
Most publishers, when they retire, take to a life of golf and relaxation. Not so with Jim Hopson. When he punched out for the final time after 33 years as life as a newspaper executive -- most recently as publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal in...
Young Ideas from Abroad
For three days in spring, the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., is transformed. A spot favored by visiting special-interest advocates due to its proximity to lobbyist row on K Street, the hotel this weekend resembles an international crisis center,...
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