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2014-05-14 23:09:54

Benjamin Joffe-Walt, founder of Change.org’s award-winning communications team and former war reporter for the Economist, BBC, and Telegraph, steps into new chief of staff role at Change.org. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Change.org, the world’s largest social change platform, announced that Vice President of Communications Benjamin Joffe-Walt has been promoted to chief of staff of the 70 million-user company. The world’s largest petition platform, Change.org has staff in...

2014-05-12 12:28:21

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 7, the 110th anniversary of the Press Restoration, Language and Book Day in Lithuania, International Media Solutions LLC (IMS) congratulated the Lithuanian people, specifically their journalists, on the resumption of a free press. Quoting the Austrian-born journalist and diplomat Henry Anatole Grunwald, "Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the...

2014-05-08 12:26:01

Lifetime Achievement Award goes to James Flanigan of the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times; John Brecher, of Bloomberg News to receive Lawrence Minard Editor Award LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy D. Olian, chairman of the G. and R. Loeb Foundation Inc. and dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management, today announced the finalists of the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. She also announced the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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