August 11, 1990
Jane Amari, managing editor-features at the Woodland Hills-based Daily News, has replaced Douglas R. Dowie, who abruptly resigned as managing editor-news on Friday. Dowie, who had held the managing editor-news post for three years, said he resigned to return with his family to the East Coast. In a prepared statement, Daily News editor Robert W. Burdick said: "During Doug's tenure the newspaper has made extraordinary progress.
July 27, 1989 |
David J. Auger, a cable-television marketing executive, has been named publisher of the Daily News newspaper in Woodland Hills, effective Aug. 7. Auger, 33, succeeds Robert Steven Morris, who after two years on the job resigned in June to pursue other interests. The Daily News is owned by Washington businessman Jack Kent Cooke, whose holdings also include the Washington Redskins football team and the Chrysler building in New York.
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January 29, 1991
After more than a year of contract talks, the management of the Daily News on Monday offered newsroom employees a contract that fell short of union demands for higher salaries and failed to guarantee minimum levels of union membership. The offer set the stage for a possible strike at the Woodland Hills-based newspaper after union members vote on the contract Feb. 6.
March 10, 1987
Byron C. Campbell resigned Monday as publisher of the Daily News in Van Nuys, effective immediately, citing "a difference in management style" with the newspaper's owner, Jack Kent Cooke. Campbell, 53, would not elaborate on his differences with Cooke, but did confirm that one area of disagreement was the dismantling earlier this year of the newspaper's 12-member human resources department, which handled personnel policies, training and employee benefits.
October 29, 1990 |
Averting a split among the Daily News' newsroom employees, a group of reporters and photographers decided to remain on strike today rather than take up an offer to cross picket lines and reclaim their jobs. "We're willing to give the strike more time," reporter Paul LaRosa said. "There's no point in going back now."
November 6, 1990 |
As the strike against the New York Daily News by 2,500 union members enters the second week, the News' elaborate strategy to deliver and sell the nation's third-largest daily in the nation's biggest union town seems to be losing some momentum. The News' management, aided by as many as 150 reporters who have crossed picket lines, is managing to write and print the paper, increasingly well, each day.