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2008-12-23 15:08:02

On Monday, GateHouse Media Inc. filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the parent company of The Boston Globe, stating that the newspaper's new community Web site uses online material from GateHouse without permission. GateHouse claimed Boston.com violated copyright and trademark laws by "reproducing, displaying and distributing" its newspaper headlines and original material published on its "Wicked Local" Web sites. GateHouse claims that Boston.com offers links that send readers...

2008-12-22 13:23:00

Introduction by Pulitzer Prize Winner Bill Keller, Executive Editor of The New York Times, with Principal Text by Jill Abramson, Managing Editor; Commentaries and Essays from Op-Ed Columnists Paul Krugman, Frank Rich, Thomas L. Friedman, Gail Collins, Bob Herbert, Maureen Dowd and David Brooks; Hundreds of Images by Photographers Doug Mills, Damon Winter, Steve Crowley and others A Special Young Readers Edition of OBAMA: The Historic Journey to be Released Simultaneously by Callaway and The...

2008-12-15 02:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behaviour-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions, today announced that The International Herald Tribune (IHT), the most widely read international newspaper, selected Mazu Profiler to manage, optimise and secure its complex WAN. Through Mazu Profiler, a leading application performance management solution based on Network Behaviour Analysis (NBA), the IHT gains the visibility needed to...

2008-11-04 09:00:11

Today the Web Analytics Association (WAA) announced its newest corporate members: EpikOne, ForeSee Results, the New York Times and TrackSet. These organizations join more than 40 corporations dedicated to promoting a global understanding of web analytics. Companies are relying more and more on metrics to optimize their marketing effectiveness in online channels, raise revenues, lower costs and increase customer satisfaction. In fact, a recent survey from the eMetrics Marketing...

2008-10-24 09:00:11

NYTimes.com announced today the launch of a new video platform that introduces video into more sections of the site and provides enhanced user functionality. This new platform emphasizes The Times's strong commitment to video as an important journalistic medium. Players, now using a high-definition format, are available on the home page, article pages, in blogs and in the video library, making video an even more integral component of the NYTimes.com experience. The video platform also...

2008-07-31 12:00:33

NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- quadrantONE, a joint venture of major media companies that focuses on premium advertisers seeking high-quality audiences and national reach, announced today that Andy Ellenthal has been named the company's full-time CEO. Since its formation in February, quadrantONE had been led part-time on an interim basis by Dana Hayes, who will remain a quadrantONE board member and resume his full-time duties as Senior Vice President of Sales at Tribune Interactive....

2008-07-23 09:00:42

The New York Times Company announced today that in June total Company revenues from continuing operations decreased 10.0% compared with the same month a year ago. Advertising revenues decreased 16.4% and circulation revenues increased 2.1%. All comparisons are for June 2008 to June 2007 unless otherwise noted: News Media Group Advertising revenues for the News Media Group decreased 17.8% because of weakness in print advertising. -- The New York Times Media Group -...

2008-07-22 00:00:22

NYTimes.com and LinkedIn announced today a strategic relationship that will give LinkedIn members a more focused and personalized experience on the Business and Technology pages of NYTimes.com. This relationship pairs two strong online brands that share a professional and engaged audience. Under the terms of the agreement, LinkedIn users will now have news relevant to their professional industries recommended to them on the Business and Technology pages of NYTimes.com. A targeted...

2006-03-31 14:40:11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Times next week joins a growing list of newspapers doing away with some or all of the stock tables in their business pages, an increasingly popular tactic in an industry desperate to cut costs. New York Times Co.'s flagship paper will cut the current six pages of financial tables and replace them with two pages of summary information starting Tuesday, saying the change will help control newsprint costs. The Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune,...

2005-09-20 19:25:26

By Michele Gershberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Times Co. on Tuesday said it would cut about 4 percent of its work force, or 500 jobs, and warned that weaker newspaper advertising and rising costs could reduce earnings to less than half of Wall Street forecasts this quarter. Knight Ridder Inc. also plans to cut staff as the newspaper industry struggles with a lackluster ad market, increased newsprint costs and circulation declines with readers turning more often to the Internet...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'