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'MetroWest Daily News' Switches to A.M. Delivery
The MetroWest Daily News of Framingham, Mass., will switch from afternoon to morning delivery in March, the daily announced. - February 03, 2004

Gossip Queen Fuller's Advice on Drawing Young Readers
(AP) Fuller to Editors: Punch it up! That was the message Bonnie Fuller, an undisputed master of glossy celebrity magazines, delivered to a group of newspaper editors who had asked her in to talk about how to reach younger readers. - February 03, 2004

'Boston Globe' Goes on the Road for Super Bowl
Like their beloved Patriots, the circulation department at The Boston Globe is going on a road trip for Super Bowl XXXVIII. Well, sort of. - January 30, 2004

'Daily Mail' Nixes Circ Deal With 'The Business'
The Daily Mail, the London newspaper with aspirations to buy the Hollinger-owned Daily Telegraph, plans to end a circulation deal with The Businees, a weekly owned by the Barclay brothers. The billionaire twins also are in the hunt for the Telegraph. - January 28, 2004

'Post-Dispatch' Does Direct Mail for Grocery Chains
The Pulitzer-owned St. Louis Post-Dispatch will create a direct-mail venture with two area grocery chains in a move to expand the daily's advertising reach. - January 27, 2004

IAB Campaign Will Promote Online Latinos
(Adweek) Hispanics spend more time online than the general population, at least according to one often-cited study. To promote such statistics and get more advertisers to target Latinos online, the Interactive Advertising Bureau's new Hispanic Committee is enlisting agency help. - January 27, 2004

Iowa Students Oppose Gannett Free Paper Drive
A proposal by Gannett to expand a free newspaper circulation program at Iowa State University has some on campus -- particularly ISU's student paper -- up in arms. - January 26, 2004

Media Buyers Like New Spanish Newspaper Networks
(Adweek) For media buyers, there's no such thing as too many choices. Thus, most heralded the arrival last week of two new national Spanish-language newspaper networks -- no matter that newspapers are the least-used medium among Latinos and command only a fraction of the almost $3 billion annual U.S. Hispanic adspend. - January 26, 2004

'NY Times' Promotes 'Real Jobs, Right Now'
With the tagline "Real jobs. Right now.", the New York Times announced Friday it has debuted a new ad campaign for Job Market, the paper's print and online job recruitment offering. - January 23, 2004

Suburban DC Publisher: Free Papers are the Future
James McDonald, the newly appointed publisher of Journal Newspapers, said Thursday that since there are so many media choices that are free the newspaper industry will have to think seriously about following suit. - January 23, 2004

'Metro' Hits 1 Million Circ Mark in U.K.
Later this year, most likely in early summer, the circulation of free United Kingdom daily Metro will exceed 1 million copies. - January 22, 2004

'Palm Beach Post' Starts Spanish Jobs Site
PowerOne Media of Troy, N.Y., is offering a Spanish-language platform for its Center for American Jobs (CAJ) module. The Palm Beach Post of West Palm Beach, Fla. is the first to launch the new Spanish version. - January 21, 2004

'AJC' Chooses New Advertising Shop
(Adweek) Initiative has won two pieces of new business that will generate $10-15 million in combined billings for the media planning and buying firm in the Southeast, the company recently disclosed. - January 20, 2004

Was Death of Ex-Embed Linked to Iraq Experience?
Rising Newspaper Ads Lift Gannett Profits
'E&P' Names Edward M. Sears Editor of Year
BBC Reporter in Weapons Probe Resigns
'Arizona Republic' Endorses Lieberman
Washington Post Co. Profits Sag in Q4
Philly 'Inquirer' Asks for Comics at No Charge
King Features: We Denied 'Inquirer' Request
How Pittsburgh Reporter Met Sean Penn in Baghdad
McClatchy Posts Record Q4, 2003 Earnings

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New Display Advertising Manager for 'St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times'
Moya Neville is the new display advertising manager for the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times. Also, Joanne Horst has been promoted to automotive manager in classified advertising.

Richardson New Ad Director for Landmark
Pat Richardson is the new advertising director for Landmark Community Newspapers in Kentucky. She most recently worked as The Virginian-Pilot's retail advertising manager.

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Campaign Ads Slow to Materialize
As the primary season begins, local papers hoping to reel in campaign ads may not like what we're hearing from the first two showdown states. Voting nears in Iowa and New Hampshire this month, but you might not know it by the unusually low campaign advertising being purchased in newspapers there.

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