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2014-04-14 12:29:19

Unrolls Ten-part Series during Passover and Easter SALT LAKE CITY, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, a publication offering news, analysis and commentary for family-oriented audiences across the country, officially launched its new National Edition website with a special ten-part series on the state of the Ten Commandments in contemporary society. "The Ten Today," an in-depth series drawing on sociological research and original reporting, features ten articles, each...

2011-11-03 13:30:00

Weekday Paid Circulation Grows, Online Page Views Grow in Utah and Nationally; Growth Attributed to National Expansion, Steady Traction in Local Market and Digital Focus Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 The Deseret News, Utahâs largest online and oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that its Sunday circulation grew 24 percent in 2011. Daily circulation at the Deseret News also increased modestly by 0.7 percent. In addition, the Audit Bureau...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that Joseph Walker has returned to the Deseret News as the faith section editor. Walker originally joined the Deseret News in 1980, where he reported for the Church News and served as the newspaper's television critic. In his new position, Walker will work with Opinion Editor Paul Edwards to cover the vital role of faith in the community. His coverage will...

2011-05-31 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today launched an enhanced business news section that will significantly increase coverage of business topics across its print and digital platforms. The newspaper named former Bloomberg editor Jordan Burke the manager of business content development for the section. In addition to in-depth reporting on local business issues, the section includes national and international...

2011-05-19 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that it has expanded its editorial leadership team with Allison Pond, who will serve as an editorial writer. Pond will work closely with Paul Edwards, editorial page editor for the newspaper, to write daily pieces for the paper's print and online editorial sections. She will also write separately about issues of faith, education and family life. Pond joins...

2011-01-04 14:59:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deseret Management Corporation (DMC), a for-profit arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, today announced that two members of its senior management team have accepted new roles within the company. Effective immediately, Con Psarras will serve as Vice President of Editorials and Special Projects and Tanya Vea will serve as Executive Vice President of News and Cross Platform Development. "Both Con and Tanya embody the mission...

2010-09-28 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- El Observador de Utah, Utah's most widely circulated Spanish-language newspaper, recently announced the publication of its 100th print edition. El Observador printed its first issue in February 2010, and focuses on issues pertinent to Utah's growing Spanish-speaking population. "This is a significant milestone for this publication," says Clark Gilbert, president and CEO of Deseret Digital Media and the Deseret News. "El Observador's accomplishment...

2010-08-31 11:16:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that publisher Jim Wall has chosen to step down and will pursue other full-time personal and professional opportunities. He will remain with the newspaper in an advisory role to president and CEO Clark Gilbert to assist the organization in this transition. Jim brought more than three decades of newspaper experience across multiple states to his position at the...

2010-08-31 11:15:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continuously published daily newspaper, today announced that editor Joseph A. Cannon, will pursue other full-time personal and professional interests, while remaining a vital part of the paper's direction on its editorial advisory board. Cannon has served as editor of the Deseret News since January of 2007. During his tenure, he led a period of transition for the Deseret News through numerous initiatives, driving...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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