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2014-09-10 16:23:10

WCPO Insiders get locally connected and globally informed with a free digital subscription to The Washington Post CINCINNATI, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WCPO, the Cincinnati ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and the first television station in the country to develop a subscription-based digital news site, is now offering its subscribers free access to The Washington Post. Subscribers to www.wcpo.com - called WCPO Insiders - already enjoy exclusive stories and in-depth...

2014-09-10 12:24:16

Jim Spencer honored by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for economic development in launching digital video news service COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Spencer, president and founder of Newsy, was awarded the Governor's Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Missouri's 2014 Governor's Conference on Economic Development on Sept. 5. Newsy is a national video news network based in Columbia, Missouri. It produces and curates video news reports for web, mobile, tablet, and...

2014-09-09 16:24:34

CINCINNATI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Mullins, a respected South Carolina journalist and newsroom leader, is the new editor of The Anderson (S.C.) Independent Mail. Mullins, who joined the Anderson newsroom in 2011 and now serves as managing editor, succeeds John C. Huff Jr., who announced his retirement last month. His professional accolades include being named Journalist of the Year by the South Carolina Press Association in 1989. "Steve has been instrumental in...

2014-09-08 16:23:13

Let's Ask America, The List and The Now offer new ways for audiences to be informed and entertained starting today CINCINNATI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) reaches a significant milestone today as its original shows The List and The Now launch in new markets. Scripps began creating its own programming three years ago with game show Let's Ask America and infotainment magazine show The List. The company today is building on the success of those...

2014-09-02 08:26:20

CINCINNATI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John C. Huff Jr., editor of the Independent Mail in Anderson, S.C., since 2008, has announced his retirement after a newspaper career that dates to his first paper route more than 55 years ago. The Independent Mail is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP). "John leaves behind an award-winning team of journalists with a great commitment to their community, craft and each other," said Susan Kelly-Gilbert, publisher and chief revenue...

2014-08-28 12:26:04

Street-side Studio to Become New Home of ABC Network Affiliate 7 Action News at Noon Daily Broadcast DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-six years after WXYZ-TV Channel 7 flickered to life on TV sets across Southeast Michigan from its first Woodward Avenue studio in Detroit, the station is expanding its operations with a new, highly visible studio in the heart of downtown. The glass-enclosed, outward-facing studio will be located inside the ground-floor lobby of Chase Tower,...

2014-07-31 08:29:31

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN) ("Journal" or the "Company") on behalf of its shareholders. It was announced that the E.W. Scripps Company and Journal have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and then merge their newspapers, creating two separately traded public companies. Journal...

2014-07-30 20:22:30

Transaction will create two focused public companies, one built upon TV, the other newspapers CINCINNATI and MILWAUKEE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN) have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and then merge their newspapers, creating two focused and separately traded public companies that offer long-term opportunities to create value for shareholders. The merged broadcast and digital media company,...

2014-07-29 16:23:35

Bellamy brings high energy and comedic talents to third season of the nationally syndicated Scripps TV game show premiering Monday, Sept. 8 (check your local listings) CINCINNATI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor, comedian and multi-faceted entertainer Bill Bellamy has been named the new host of Let's Ask America, the daily, half-hour television game show from The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) and produced by Telepictures and paraMedia inc....

2014-07-18 08:22:13

CINCINNATI, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report second-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Aug. 8. A telephone conference call with members of the company's senior management team will follow at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Scripps will offer a live webcast of the conference call. To access the webcast, visit http://www.scripps.com/ and click on "investor information." The webcast link can be found at the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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