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2013-11-12 16:23:32

Scripps Howard News Service Transitions Business to McClatchy-Tribune CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (MCT) today announced that it will add content from Scripps newspapers and selected commentators to its lineup and will begin serving Scripps Howard News Service (SHNS) clients as that storied syndicator ceases operation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/CG14914LOGO) SHNS is closing after 96 years of syndication in...

2013-11-12 16:23:02

Changes to storied Washington D.C. bureau bring renewed focus on enterprise reporting across platforms CINCINNATI, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today announced a restructuring and expansion of its historic political and national reporting bureau in Washington, D.C. At a time when national political affairs are having an immediate and profound impact on communities across the country, Scripps has decided to enhance its investigative reporting...

2013-10-07 08:22:52

Scripps News finds insiders, lawsuits allege company put its profits over victims' insurance payments WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For 21 years, Charles Lute worked in Kansas City's BMA tower, never realizing he was inhaling asbestos fibers. After decades as a maintenance engineer, Lute and two co-workers sued the building's owners to cover medical bills and lost wages. What he didn't realize was that his suit would eventually pit him against the empire built by acclaimed investor...

2013-09-16 08:24:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of low-income families, the federal government's Lifeline program offers affordable phone service. But a Scripps News investigation has uncovered people across the country whose signatures appeared on applications for phones and phone service without their knowledge. The fraudulent applications were for two phone companies participating in Lifeline: Oklahoma City-based TerraCom Inc. and its affiliate, YourTel America Inc. Darryl...

2013-09-09 12:25:36

Data affirms significant DVR playback on same day CINCINNATI, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today announced its support for TVB's position that local Live + Same Day ("L+SD") ratings is more representative of the national C3 standard than Live-Only ratings. TVB's analysis of Nielsen data, including the most recent July sweep, reveals a consistent trend where the gap between L+SD and C3 is narrowing while the gap between Live-Only and C3 continues...

2013-08-22 08:25:12

Vocabulary Content Provided for First Time CINCINNATI, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Students are going back to school to immerse themselves in the study of reading, writing and arithmetic. And as the students hit the books, teachers, school administrators and PTA leaders can hit the web to enroll schools in the 2013-2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. School enrollment takes place exclusively at spellingbee.com. Parents can also use the search function on the site to see if their child's...

2013-06-10 16:23:58

CINCINNATI, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Graham, managing editor of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis since January 2011, has been promoted to editor, effective immediately. He replaces Chris Peck, who retired in March. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Commercial Appeal is one of the oldest and largest news organizations in The E.W. Scripps Company's (NYSE: SSP) portfolio. The Commercial Appeal engages readers and serves advertisers across a growing array of print and digital platforms. "In...

2013-06-07 16:23:43

CINCINNATI, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Lewis, executive editor of the Naples Daily News in Naples, Fla., and respected journalist in The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), is retiring after 35 years in the newsroom. His last day is July 1. His career with Scripps included more than 15 years as editor at the Daily News, southwest Florida's most decorated newsroom. "During Phil's tenure, he was a leader during many transformations in our newsroom and across the industry," said Dave...

2013-05-23 12:24:07

CINCINNATI, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The stage is set for the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee -- where international attention will shine on young spellers vying for the coveted title of champion. The Bee will take place on May 28, 29 and 30 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. "The Scripps National Spelling Bee is not only a competition but also a cultural celebration of the English language," said Paige Kimble, executive director of the...

2013-05-20 08:22:54

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of low-income families, the federal government's Lifeline program offers affordable phone service. But an online security lapse has exposed tens of thousands of them to an increased risk of identity theft. A Scripps News investigation, Privacy on the Line, unearthed more than 170,000 records containing sensitive details such as Social Security numbers, home addresses and financial account information. The records were widely available...