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2009-05-19 09:54:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Newswomen's Club of New York announces the Front Page Awards to outstanding women journalists in print, broadcast, online journalism, and photography. Newswomen's Club President Jeanne King said the Awards will be presented on Thursday, June 25, at 7:30 PM, at The National Arts Club in New York City. Chosen by judges from media fields and university journalism centers throughout the country, the Front Page Award winners include: NEWSPAPERS: Beat...

2009-02-03 09:30:00

Applications Due by March 1, 2009 NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Newswomen's Club of New York reminds journalists that March 1, 2009, is the entry deadline for the 70th Annual Front Page Awards. This prestigious award honors the exemplary work of women journalists in newspapers; wire services; magazines; radio and television; internet; and visual arts and photojournalism. This year, award recipients will receive honors at the Front Page Awards ceremony on June 25, 2009, at the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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