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Survey: Online Buyers Turn to Local Search
The percentage of online buyers using the Web for local commercial searches is more than double what some experts thought, according to a new survey by The Kelsey Group and BizRate.com. - February 13, 2004


Online Ad Revenue Breaks Record
(Adweek IQ) Internet advertising revenue reached an estimated $2.2 billion in the fourth quarter, breaking the previous $2.1 billion record set three years earlier, according to a report released Thursday. - February 13, 2004


Love Is in the Air at Boston.com
It's mid-February, and, like so many others, the thoughts of the advertising execs at Boston.com have turned to love. - February 12, 2004


DFW Papers Partner on Joint Auction
In a first-of-its-kind online event, The Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram will stage a joint auction. - February 11, 2004


New 'Wash. Post' Exec Bullish on Web
Caroline Little, who last month was named CEO and publisher of the Washington Post. Co.'s Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive online unit, sees tremendous growth potential for the Web portal in the near future. If she can figure out how best to work with advertisers, that is. - February 10, 2004


Black Pulls the Plug on Hollinger Site
The legal skirmish between Conrad Black and the board of Hollinger International has hit the Internet. - February 09, 2004


Green Bay Paper Seeks Voluntary Subscriptions
The Green Bay (Wis.) News-Chronicle has started asking visitors to its Web site to purchase one-time "voluntary subscriptions." - February 06, 2004


Papers Roll Out Recruitment TV Shows
Digital Media Classifieds (DMC) of Denver is producing a weekly television program on local jobs for the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader. The program, including help wanted ads and cobranded with CareerBuilder, airs on the local WB affiliate. - February 06, 2004


Denver Papers Enhance Web Classifieds
The Denver Newspaper Agency, publisher of The Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News, has deployed AdPay Inc.'s online classified systems on its Web sites. - February 05, 2004


'Wash. Post' Beefs Up Registration
The Washington Post wants to know more about you if you use the paper's Web site. - February 04, 2004


AZ 'Daily Star' Shares Headlines With Mexican Paper
The Web site of the Arizona Daily Star, which is headquartered in Tucson, about 45 miles from the Mexican border, has entered into a headline-sharing agreement with El Imparcial in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. - February 04, 2004


Ad Revenue Boosts 'Wash. Post' Online
(Adweek IQ) The Washington Post Co. reported late last week that fourth-quarter revenue from its online publishing activities, primarily washingtonpost.com, grew 34% to $14.2 million from $10.6 million in the year-earlier period. - February 03, 2004


NYTimes.com Starts Daily Campaign Roundup
With the national political arena increasingly taking center stage, NYTimes.com Monday announced an online roundup of campaign news called "Times on the Trail". - February 02, 2004


Cartoonist Discusses Cathy's Engagement
Black Claims Hollinger Execs Defamed Him
World Press Photos of the Year Announced
Reporters Swarm on Alabama in Pursuit of 'AWOL' Story
For Leisure, Americans Prefer Books to Web
Will Press Pounce on Drudge's Kerry Rumor?
'Republic' Scribe Says Criticizing Mormons Led to Suspension
Journalists No Longer Eligible for Wildfire 'Red Cards'
London Group Bids for Hollinger's Telegraph
Typo Changes Ad to 'Brother for Sale'

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A Stark Look at American Mornings
'Orange County Register' campaign ties print and online together, says Freedom marketing VP. Plus an inside look at the company's Web strategies. - by Carl Sullivan - February 12, 2004
News Is Really Continuous at washingtonpost.com
2nd Coming of Joe Gibbs Illustrates Operation - by Steve Outing - January 14, 2004
News Web Site Resolutions for 2004
Goals: Dayparting, Campaign Coverage, Make Money - by Carl Sullivan - December 23, 2003
Web Site Christmas Wish List
Online Luminaries Tell Us What They Want in '04 - by Steve Outing - December 23, 2003
Metromix Satiates Youthful Thirst for Entertainment
30,000 Reader Reviews Build Buzz in Chicago - by Carl Sullivan - December 22, 2003

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Web Innovator Eyes Print Ads
MoveOn.org, the Web-based liberal advocacy group, draws admiration from Democrats and provokes grudging respect from Republicans for its canny use of the Internet to recruit membership and deliver its anti-Bush message. The organization, which claims more than 1.4 million members in the United States, made headlines last month with its contest to select 30-second anti-Bush television spots.

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Curley Promoted at 'Journal-World'
Rob Curley, general manager of World Online at the Journal-World in Lawrence, Kan., was recently promoted to director of new media. He will lead convergence operations for the combined news gathering staffs online, broadcast and print. Curley previously worked for The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal.

Caroline Little to CEO at WPNI
Caroline H. Little, 44, was named chief executive officer and publisher of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, replacing Christopher M. Schroeder.

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AOL Acquires Tribune's BlackVoices.com
Chicago Tribune

Bidding Closed for Hollinger International Papers
Chicago Sun-Times

Journalist Felt Like 'Sitting Duck' in Iraq
The Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J.

Ad Revenue Increases for Journal Register Co.
Philadelphia Business Journal

County Tries to Keep Records Secret From Des Moines Paper
TheIowaChannel.com (KCCI-TV)

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