April 15 • News About News
FOLIO: Magazine Ad Revenue, Pages Decline

The Publishers Information Bureau released its quarterly report this morning, and, unsurprisingly, consumer magazine publishers are having a tougher time selling ads in 2008 than they did in 2007.

April 14 • FOI/First Amendment News
SPJ Leaders Applaud McCain’s Support of Federal Shield Law

Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists Monday welcomed Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain’s support of the Free Flow of Information Act.

April 14 • News About News
SPJ Announces Sigma Delta Chi Winners

The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the recipients of the 2007 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism.

April 14 • News About News
E&P: ASNE Survey Shows Dailies’ Shrinking Newsrooms

U.S. daily newspapers shrank their newsrooms by 2,400 journalists in the past year, a 4.4% workforce decrease that’s the biggest year-over-year cut in ranks since the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) began conducting its annual census 30 years ago.

April 11 • News About News
Bill Moyers Accepts Ridenhour Courage Prize

Bill Moyers, host of PBS’ Bill Moyers Journal, accepted the Ridenhour Courage Prize earlier this month at the Press Club in Washington D.C.

April 11 • News About News
NEWSDAY: Bob Greene, Pioneering Investigative Reporter, Dies

Robert W. Greene, a pioneering investigative reporter and editor who helped Newsday twice win the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and who left an indelible imprint on a newspaper whose reporting mission he deeply believed in, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 78.