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2014-05-01 12:29:38

Local Print Edition, Digital Spur Continued Growth McLEAN, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY remained number one in total daily circulation in the United States, according to the latest Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) report released today. Total USA TODAY daily circulation grew to 3,255,157 for the period ending March, 31, 2014 which is up 94.4% year-over-year. Total circulation figures include daily print (1,824,925), digital replica (64,844) and digital non-replica...

2014-04-24 00:20:53

Bob Simon of CBS News-60 Minutes Receives President's Award; Kate O'Brian of Al Jazeera America and Kathleen Carroll from The Associated Press will light the Press Freedom candle in memory of the Journalists Killed and Missing in Action NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 news stories included a military crackdown in Egypt, a terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya, the death of a beauty queen in Mexico, as well as stories on the environment and iPhones. This year's...

2014-04-03 08:27:32

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute (www.poynter.org), the leading educator of journalists worldwide, will partner with the E.W. Scripps Co. on a cutting-edge program to deliver customized journalism training to staff members in its newspaper division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110323/MM70721LOGO This is the second major training partnership Poynter has announced in the last month with U.S. media organizations. Scripps...

2014-03-21 23:00:43

Read new E-Commerce Times column by Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Industry analyst Jeff Kagan writes about the unanswered question in his recent E-Commerce Times Column titled, “Why Didn’t Fliers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Call or Text?” This column was published Thursday March 20. The question is why there were no calls, text messages or emails from the passengers. And why family couldn’t connect when calling their cellphones....

2014-03-17 08:26:51

Sydney Freedberg has won four Pulitzers; joins bureau's expanded investigative reporting team CINCINNATI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Sydney Freedberg has joined the Washington bureau of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) as an investigative reporter. Freedberg joins the bureau from Bloomberg, where she worked on the projects and investigative team. She also has worked for the St. Petersburg Times, the Miami Herald, The Wall Street Journal and...

2014-03-11 12:29:30

Skilled newspaper executive now leads Scripps newspapers in San Angelo and Abilene CINCINNATI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has appointed Jeff DeLoach, publisher of its Standard-Times newspaper in San Angelo, Texas, to also serve as publisher of the Abilene Reporter-News. His expanded role is effective immediately. As publisher in San Angelo since 2009, DeLoach has been a driving force in transforming the Standard-Times into a...

2014-03-07 23:02:09

New design, new voices, and more New England writers debut March 9. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Boston Sunday Globe will launch a redesigned and re-envisioned editorial/op-ed section on March 9, adding two additional pages of space for New England writers to address issues of local, national, and global importance. The new op-ed pages, which will follow the award-winning Ideas section in the Sunday paper, will give prominence to longer-form opinion, and feature...

2014-03-05 12:23:58

Partnership Brings CNN's Global Coverage, Programs and Personalities to Flipboard PALO ALTO, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Flipboard, Inc. announces its acquisition of Zite, a popular news reader application for iOS and Android, from CNN. By integrating Zite's personalization technology and recommendation engine, Flipboard will further its mission to be the world's best personal magazine. In addition to the acquisition, the two companies will embark on a multifaceted...

2014-02-27 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club lent its voice today to a worldwide appeal for Egyptian authorities to release all jailed journalists, including four from Al Jazeera who have been imprisoned for months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "Journalism is not a crime--not in Egypt, not anywhere," National Press Club President Myron Belkind said. "We call upon the Egyptian government to ensure that these journalists, and all...

2014-02-20 12:26:24

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that Emmy Award-winning production executive, Todd Schwarzschild, will join the network as Vice President of Programming and Production. Prior to joining Back9Network, Schwarzschild was responsible for creating and overseeing sponsored content at CNN International's Special Projects Unit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/NY68749LOGO ) "Todd...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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