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2009-06-29 11:00:00

AutoWeek Radio hits airwaves Saturday evenings DETROIT, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoWeek, serving the nation's most passionate car buyers, hit the country's airwaves on June 27 with the launch of AutoWeek Radio. The program gives listeners the latest news, opinions, car reviews and racing updates in a light, insightful and factual manner - much like the magazine itself. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090610/DE30482LOGO) AutoWeek Radio airs each Saturday at 7:00 p.m. PT. The...

2009-06-12 09:17:24

Crain's Chicago Business announced Friday it would suspend print editions for five weeks this year to cut production costs. The journal has kept to a regular weekly production schedule for 31 years. This year, however, Crain Communications will print double issues twice in July, twice in August and once in late November. Crain's said it will keep its online edition current with up-to-date reports. A Crain Communications spokeswoman said the company was aiming for a return to its regular...

2009-05-13 08:40:00

DETROIT, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Crain Communications, publisher of more than 30 highly respected business-to-business newspapers and Web sites, has sold the rights to the RCR Wireless News name and Web site to a new owner, Arden Media of Austin, Texas. "We look forward to bringing the loyal readership of RCR fresh content, access to relevant industry employment information and links to some of the other products we have in Arden," said Jeff Mucci, CEO, Arden Media. Crain-owned RCR Wireless...

2009-05-05 08:00:00

Third Consecutive Year Everything Channel Included on Elite List FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today announced that its flagship media outlet, CRN Magazine, and its online companion ChannelWeb (www.channelweb.com) has been recognized as the most influential business-to-business advertising vehicles in publishing. This is the third consecutive year that Everything Channel has been recognized on the Media Power 50...

2009-04-28 10:10:00

The guided tour, hosted by AutoWeek editors, is available on autoweek.com DETROIT, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of success at the Detroit and Chicago auto shows, the editors at AutoWeek released today their fifth virtual tour, this time visiting the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show. Visitors to autoweek.com can check out the free tour by clicking on the audio player and checking out the online show photo galleries that accompany the tour. (Logo:...

2009-04-14 10:52:00

Blue Oyster Cult rocker and car enthusiast tours show with AutoWeek editors DETROIT, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoWeek released on Friday a virtual tour of the 2009 New York Auto Show, which is available for free download at autoweek.com/newyorktour. AutoWeek tosses in a twist with this tour -- the fourth in a continuing series -- guided by AutoWeek editor and associate publisher Dutch Mandel, with commentary from Eric Bloom, frontman for the rock band Blue Oyster Cult, and AutoWeek's...

2009-03-16 10:36:00

Daniel J. Eizans Joins Bassett Firm As Senior Communication Manager And Counselor Eizans' Core Expertise Includes Web 2.0 Experience, Social Media, Marketing And Promotion DETROIT, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning marketing and advertising professional Daniel J. Eizans joins Detroit-based Bassett & Bassett, Incorporated Communication Managers and Counselors as a senior communication manager and counselor, effective March 16, 2009. He will be responsible for designing, managing...

2009-03-15 15:44:10

Health Care Service Corp. paid Gail Boudreaux $15.3 million after she was passed up for the top spot at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois' parent company. Crain's Chicago Business reported Sunday that the payoff included a $5 million bonus and $9.9 million in other compensation for the company's former executive vice president, a state filing shows. Pat O'Connor, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, said an undisclosed portion of the $9.9 million payout represents...

2009-03-13 13:19:00

The guided tour, hosted by AutoWeek editors, is available for download on autoweek.com DETROIT, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of success at the Detroit and Chicago auto shows, the editors at AutoWeek released today their third virtual tour, this time visiting the 2009 Geneva motor show. The tour is available for free at www.autoweek.com/genevatour. The audio tour gives those unable to attend an interactive and exciting way to experience the show remotely using a Web map and photo...

2009-03-12 14:20:00

WAUKEGAN, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For Christopher Valadez of Chicago, cheering on the Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday night was fun. Learning at the pre-game drawing held at the United Center (delivered via live Webcast to Impact Networking showrooms throughout the region) that he had won a 2008 Porsche Boxster for participating in the Impact Networking Demo Sweepstakes was surreal. "I'm still in shock," exclaimed Valadez, a medical practice research coordinator for breast care...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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