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Kodak selling flexographic packaging division
Kodak   announced   Aug. 9 that it has begun a process to sell its
Flexographic Packaging Division.   The division
produces and markets the FLEXCEL NX system of flexographic imaging equipment,
printing plates, consumables and related services. For the last ...
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Monday Morning in the Blogosphere
Two balikbayan boxes on the way to the Philippines,  the journey takes seven to eight weeks Comics are important part of newspapers - Laurinburg Exchange Revcontent, Poynter Partner to Demonetize Fake News - MediaPost Newspapers are Missing Opportunities in...
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Duke research documents news deserts
Research   from Duke University provides new
evidence on the problem of “news deserts,” communities where news and
information about critical local issues is nonexistent or severely limited. Researchers
analyzed more than 16,000 news stories, gathered over ...
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Today in Labor History
Great Fire of 1910 The short-lived National Labor Union (U.S.) was formed on this date and called for the 8-hour workday. The union, led by William H. Sylvis, was the first American labor union to unite skilled and unskilled workers (preceding the  Industri...
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Tronc considering offer from equity firm
Tronc is considering an offer to sell the
Chicago Tribune and its other newspaper holdings to a private equity firm,
sources close to the company said Aug. 8, the paper   reported . On Aug. 9, Reuters   reported   that Donerail Group, a newly formed investm...
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Today in Labor History
Radio station WEVD, named for  Eugene V. Debs , went on the air in New York City.  It was a talk radio station launched by the Socialist Party of America. Making use of the initials of recently deceased party leader Eugene Victor Debs in its call sign, the ...
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Magazine ad spending down
The Association of Magazine Media’s annual
report says that reported magazine ad spending by the 50 top advertisers
dropped to $6.1 billion in 2017 from $6.5 billion in 2016, WWD   reports .   Among the biggest
advertisers, Pfizer’s drop was the largest, WW...
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Magazine ad spending down
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Friday Morning in the Blogosphere
Los Angeles Times 1910 Making a case for constructive journalism - Editors Weblog Journalism’s Saviors May Come From Unexpected Places - CJR The Seattle Times has attracted 36,000 digital subscribers - Digiday Sanctions, profiteering put Iranian newspapers ...
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BH Media Group suing reporter over Twitter account
BH Media Group, owner of the Roanoke Times, is
suing a Virginia Tech football reporter over the rights to a Twitter account.
The account, @AndyBitterVT, has more than 27,000 followers, the paper   reports . By using the
account at The Athletic, an online sp...
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Today in Labor History
Hormel Strike Women strikers broke through police lines and demolished a New York garment factory that tried to open in defiance of a strike. Garment workers were toiling as many as 15 hours per day for as little as 50 cents. They tossed sewing machines out...
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