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April 26, 1990 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where is technology leading American society? Is it increasingly fragmenting the nation, breaking down social institutions such as newspapers and television networks that have come to bind the culture together? When five leading researchers and business people gathered to discuss their visions of the future Wednesday at the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. annual convention, that was the issue they found themselves confronting.
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January 15, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two Newspaper Associations to Merge: The nation's two largest newspaper trade groups--the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. and the Newspaper Advertising Bureau--have agreed to merge their operations, effective July 1, subject to approval by members. ANPA Chairman Robert F. Erburu, who is also chairman and chief executive of Times Mirror Co., which publishes The Times, and NAB Chairman J. Stewart Bryan III, who is chairman of Media General Inc.
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NEWS
April 26, 1990 | BETTIJANE LEVINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If you're between 26 and 44, you're a baby boomer--like it or not. And if you don't fit the "thirtysomething" stereotype, never mind. That's only because most people who are out to entertain you, sell you something, or simply catch your eye haven't the faintest clue as to who you really are. Thia Golson is out to set things right.
BUSINESS
November 10, 1991 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seven regional Bell telephone companies contend that their entry into the information services business, authorized by a court decision last month, will bring new services to consumers and spur the growth of the entire market. But newspaper publishers, consumer groups, independent electronic information vendors and many others remain vehemently opposed to allowing the powerful phone companies into this arena.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1990 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The dramatic thaw in the Cold War has given the President and Congress an opportunity to attack domestic problems with a vigor that will enable this nation to "march into the future, rather than drift into the future," House Speaker Thomas S. Foley said Wednesday. "It is a time for self-congratulation for the United States," Foley told a general session of the American Newspaper Publishers Assn.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1990 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Earlier this week at a luncheon in Los Angeles, the publisher of the Knoxville Journal in Tennessee asked a waitress, a Latina, whether she read a newspaper. The woman had come to the United States for the economic opportunity 12 years ago, Knoxville publisher Gerald Garcia recounted, and during the playing of the national anthem that had just completed, she had been the first one among those near his table to put her hand over her heart. No, she answered him.
BUSINESS
August 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Newspaper Group Appeals Phone Decision: The American Newspaper Publishers Assn. appealed a federal judge's decision that would let regional telephone companies provide stock market quotes and other information services. U.S. District Judge Harold Greene ruled last month that restrictions against such services should be lifted, but he delayed the effect of his order pending appeals. Tuesday's appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington was the first filed.
BUSINESS
November 10, 1991 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seven regional Bell telephone companies contend that their entry into the information services business, authorized by a court decision last month, will bring new services to consumers and spur the growth of the entire market. But newspaper publishers, consumer groups, independent electronic information vendors and many others remain vehemently opposed to allowing the powerful phone companies into this arena.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1991 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, the titans of the newspaper industry were told by analysts that declining revenues were probably the result of a weak economy, not a sign of ominous structural changes in the nature of newspapers and retailing. This year, the publishers gathered for the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. annual convention are hearing speakers challenge last year's calming wisdom.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1991 | From Associated Press
Cathleen Black was named Monday to head the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. in an expanded role as president and chief executive. She said she will use her experience as publisher of USA Today to give the association a visible and strong leader. "I like things where there is a lot of challenge and I think that is where our industry is today," Black said at a news conference that followed the announcement of her appointment.
BUSINESS
August 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Newspaper Group Appeals Phone Decision: The American Newspaper Publishers Assn. appealed a federal judge's decision that would let regional telephone companies provide stock market quotes and other information services. U.S. District Judge Harold Greene ruled last month that restrictions against such services should be lifted, but he delayed the effect of his order pending appeals. Tuesday's appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington was the first filed.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1991 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, the titans of the newspaper industry were told by analysts that declining revenues were probably the result of a weak economy, not a sign of ominous structural changes in the nature of newspapers and retailing. This year, the publishers gathered for the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. annual convention are hearing speakers challenge last year's calming wisdom.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1991 | From Associated Press
Cathleen Black was named Monday to head the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. in an expanded role as president and chief executive. She said she will use her experience as publisher of USA Today to give the association a visible and strong leader. "I like things where there is a lot of challenge and I think that is where our industry is today," Black said at a news conference that followed the announcement of her appointment.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1990 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where is technology leading American society? Is it increasingly fragmenting the nation, breaking down social institutions such as newspapers and television networks that have come to bind the culture together? When five leading researchers and business people gathered to discuss their visions of the future Wednesday at the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. annual convention, that was the issue they found themselves confronting.
NEWS
April 26, 1990 | BETTIJANE LEVINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If you're between 26 and 44, you're a baby boomer--like it or not. And if you don't fit the "thirtysomething" stereotype, never mind. That's only because most people who are out to entertain you, sell you something, or simply catch your eye haven't the faintest clue as to who you really are. Thia Golson is out to set things right.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1990 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The dramatic thaw in the Cold War has given the President and Congress an opportunity to attack domestic problems with a vigor that will enable this nation to "march into the future, rather than drift into the future," House Speaker Thomas S. Foley said Wednesday. "It is a time for self-congratulation for the United States," Foley told a general session of the American Newspaper Publishers Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1990 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari charged Monday that the apparent abduction of a Guadalajara physician to Los Angeles to face drug-related charges threatens the war on drugs, telling a gathering of newspaper publishers here that the United States cannot eliminate "one illegality with another illegality." Salinas told a luncheon at the 104th annual convention of the American Newspaper Publishers Assn.--meeting this week in Century City--that the apparent role of U.S.
NEWS
April 24, 1990 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES SOCIETY WRITER
Newspaper publishers from tiny markets rubbed shoulders with publishing giants as they broke bread and networked at a reception Monday night after the first day of business at the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. conference. About 1,400 newspaper executives and their spouses met in the courtyard at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a buffet reception sponsored by Times Mirror Co. and the Los Angeles Times.
NEWS
April 26, 1990 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES SOCIETY WRITER
The woman was momentarily caught in the blinding glare of the big-beam spotlight as the movie director shouted at her from behind the camera: "It's a Mary Pickford kind of thing and I like it!" he said. "You're going to be very big in this town." She giggled and blushed and, not believing a word of anything he said, proceeded to walk onto the lot of 20th Century Fox, where publishing executives were getting a taste of show biz, as in the faux director who greeted them.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1990 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Earlier this week at a luncheon in Los Angeles, the publisher of the Knoxville Journal in Tennessee asked a waitress, a Latina, whether she read a newspaper. The woman had come to the United States for the economic opportunity 12 years ago, Knoxville publisher Gerald Garcia recounted, and during the playing of the national anthem that had just completed, she had been the first one among those near his table to put her hand over her heart. No, she answered him.
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