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2011-05-04 09:07:00

Largest increase since March 2008 MCLEAN, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY saw increases in total average circulation up 2,477 copies or .1% year-over-year. The increase is the largest increase since March 2008. According to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation report, USA TODAY's daily total circulation was 1,829,099 for the period ending March 31, 2011. USA TODAY's print circulation remains the largest in the country with 1,788,852 copies sold per day. USA TODAY's print...

2011-05-02 13:52:00

AUGUSTA, Ga., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Publishing Group today announced the retirement of Executive Vice President James C. Currow and the appointment of Derek J. May as the new executive vice president effective Friday, May 6. As EVP of Morris Publishing Group, Mr. Currow, 67, has served as the chief operating officer, overseeing the company's 13 daily newspapers, 27 non-daily publications and Skirt magazine. "Jim Currow's leadership and management of our newspapers have been...

2011-04-29 10:34:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As businesses explore best practices for success in the changing landscape created by the Internet, some companies have discussed charging for access to online content that was previously free. Some media outlets have discussed doing this, and The New York Times recently began charging online readers who view over 20 articles per month. But there may be trouble ahead as a recent Adweek/Harris Poll found that a large majority said they would be...

2011-04-28 11:01:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) shareholders today re-elected 10 directors to one-year terms. Walter E. Williams retired from the Board after serving as a director since 2001. Media General directors re-elected to the Board are: J. Stewart Bryan III, chairman; Scott D. Anthony, O. Reid Ashe, Jr., Diana F. Cantor, Dennis J. FitzSimons, Marshall N. Morton, Thompson L. Rankin, Rodney A. Smolla, Carl S. Thigpen and Coleman Wortham III. J....

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Broadcasters can now integrate real-time review and discussion of today's news into on-air programming. PressDisplay.com delivers more than 1,800 full-content newspapers from 94 countries directly into the studio, making them instantly available for topical, on-air discussion of national and international headlines. Las Vegas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 (NAB SHOW-booth SL7723): LiveTouch Broadcast Solutions, a provider of interactive touch screens for on-air use, has selected...

2011-04-01 08:35:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said today that Nicole McMullin, digital products manager for the Richmond Media Group, and Roslyn Ryan, editor of the weekly newspaper Powhatan Today, have been named to Editor & Publisher's "25 Under 35." In its April 2011 issue, Editor & Publisher said, "The awards recognize next-generation leaders, who are young, bright and capable of tackling whatever the changing climate throws at them. They are...

2011-03-30 08:52:00

Chicago Extra and Philadelphia Extra out today MCLEAN, Va., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Sports Weekly is adding more punch for its Chicago and Philadelphia readers. The national tabloid that covers professional baseball and football will launch 8-page special sections - called Chicago Extra and Philly Extra - that will be inserted in the regular Sports Weekly issues in those areas starting with today's MLB season preview issue. Each Extra will focus on local content and fan...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Short-Run "Personalized Newspapers" are being offered internationally by Makemynewspaper.com as an answer to the dying newsprint industry through community outreach and as an alternative version of social media. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 After almost 3 years of research and development, Makemynewspaper.com, Inc announced today the official launch of their website offering short-run newspapers to the general public throughout North America. At present, the company has acquired...

2011-03-28 04:00:00

TORONTO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Audit Bureau of Circulations today announced the release of the first Consolidated Media Report (CMR) in Canada for the National Post. With a clearer view into today's multimedia audiences, the new CMR offers a more complete picture of a publication's true audience. Canadian and U.S. newspaper publishers can get a detailed report and data covering their multimedia brands. "These numbers demonstrate the multiplatform strategy of the National...

2011-03-22 08:54:00

Elects Four New Board Members ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to advances in digital publishing, the board of the Audit Bureau of Circulations agreed to modify the requirements for qualifying U.S. and Canadian consumer magazines as replica digital editions. While editorial content and photography must continue to be the same in both print and electronic versions, advertising may now differ. In addition, publishers are no longer required to...


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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