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January 15, 2010 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Duncan McIntosh Co., an Irvine magazine and newspaper publisher, bought media trade magazine Editor & Publisher from the Nielsen Co. late Thursday afternoon and immediately resumed online operations. "We're going to continue to be the main information source, the main idea source for the newspaper industry," said Mark Fitzgerald, who was named E&P's editor Thursday. "We're all very excited around here about the news." Fitzgerald also noted that other media sources "can provide inspiration and innovation for our industry during this time of transition for newspapers."
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December 5, 2012
Fyodor Khitruk Animated Soviet version of 'Winnie the Pooh' Fyodor Khitruk, 95, a prominent Russian animator and director who created the Soviet Union's cartoon version of A.A. Milne's classic Winnie the Pooh stories, died Monday in Moscow, according to the Russian Animated Film Assn. The cause of death was not specified. Khitruk was best known for his work aimed at children, such as "Vinni-Pukh," as Winnie the Pooh is known in Russia. The cartoon series was produced between 1969 and 1972 and continues to air on television.
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December 11, 2009 | By Geraldine Baum
The ever-shrinking world of print journalism shrank a little more Thursday. Editor & Publisher, a magazine that for a century chronicled the rise and now decline of the U.S. newspaper industry, fell victim itself to the wrenching changes on the media landscape. Its owner announced Thursday that it would cease publishing at the end of this year. Founded at the turn of the 20th century when William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer were bitter rivals in the competition to build big city newspapers, E&P began a struggle to survive at the turn of the 21st century as print advertising peaked and the Internet disrupted journalism's business model.
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October 16, 2011
Howard H 'Tim' Hays Former Press-Enterprise editor, publisher Howard H "Tim" Hays, 94, a former editor and publisher of the Press-Enterprise who led the Riverside newspaper when it won a Pulitzer Prize for an expose in the 1960s and won two landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases in 1st Amendment fights for court access in the '80s, died Friday at a hospital in St. Louis after a period of declining health because of Alzheimer's disease....
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June 9, 1996
Alfred A. Poulin Jr., known professionally as A. Poulin, Jr., 58, poet and publisher who championed contemporary American poetry. A native of Lisbon, Maine, he earned degrees from St. Francis College in Maine, Loyola University in Chicago and the University of Iowa. Poulin taught English at several universities but devoted most of his energies to writing, translating and publishing poetry.
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December 15, 1995
Lee Zhito, 77, who rose from reporter to editor in chief and publisher of Billboard magazine. Zhito joined the weekly music trade publication as a reporter in 1945 and in the next half a century rose to West Coast bureau chief, editor and, in 1974, publisher. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Zhito was brought up in St. Louis and was educated at the University of Missouri. In the late 1940s, he won the American Business Press' Jesse H.
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March 11, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Leon Mandel, 73, publisher emeritus of AutoWeek magazine, died Tuesday at his home in Grosse Point, Mich., after a long battle with leukemia. Mandel joined Crain Communications in 1983 as editor of AutoWeek and became publisher in 1988, a position he held until November, when he was named publisher emeritus. Before joining Crain, Mandel had held editorial positions at Car and Driver and Motor Trend magazines.
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August 19, 2000
Edward S. Skillin, 96, who served as either the editor or publisher of Commonweal, an independent lay magazine of Roman Catholic opinion, from 1938 until his retirement in 1998. A native New Yorker, Skillen earned his bachelor's degree from Williams College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He worked in the promotional department of the publishing firm Henry Holt & Co. before moving into sales and editing.
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September 19, 2005 | Myrna Oliver, Times Staff Writer
Stanley Burnshaw, a respected man of letters who wrote poetry, books and critical reviews; edited, published and translated literary works; and befriended such legendary poets as Robert Frost, has died. He was 99. Burnshaw died Friday on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., of unspecified causes. Sometimes seen as a defender or apologist for Frost, Burnshaw was well-known for editing and publishing the poet's works as well as writing "Robert Frost Himself," a biography published in 1986.
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September 7, 2004 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Donald M. Allen, 92, a poetry editor who edited Jack Kerouac and published an acclaimed anthology of American poetry, died Aug. 29 in San Francisco of pneumonia. Born in Cherokee, Iowa, Allen earned bachelor's and master's degrees in English literature from the University of Iowa and began his career teaching English.
BUSINESS
January 15, 2010 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Duncan McIntosh Co., an Irvine magazine and newspaper publisher, bought media trade magazine Editor & Publisher from the Nielsen Co. late Thursday afternoon and immediately resumed online operations. "We're going to continue to be the main information source, the main idea source for the newspaper industry," said Mark Fitzgerald, who was named E&P's editor Thursday. "We're all very excited around here about the news." Fitzgerald also noted that other media sources "can provide inspiration and innovation for our industry during this time of transition for newspapers."
BUSINESS
December 11, 2009 | By Geraldine Baum
The ever-shrinking world of print journalism shrank a little more Thursday. Editor & Publisher, a magazine that for a century chronicled the rise and now decline of the U.S. newspaper industry, fell victim itself to the wrenching changes on the media landscape. Its owner announced Thursday that it would cease publishing at the end of this year. Founded at the turn of the 20th century when William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer were bitter rivals in the competition to build big city newspapers, E&P began a struggle to survive at the turn of the 21st century as print advertising peaked and the Internet disrupted journalism's business model.
BUSINESS
October 7, 2006 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
Tense talks over cost cutting at the Daily News of Los Angeles had staffers buzzing Friday about whether there might soon be changes at the top, prompting Editor Ron Kaye to send out a note to subordinates that said he would be back at work Monday. Publisher Tracy Rafter did not return calls for comment about questions swirling around the newspaper's Woodland Hills office, including whether her job might be on the line as corporate bosses push for cutting the 150-person editorial staff.
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September 19, 2005 | Myrna Oliver, Times Staff Writer
Stanley Burnshaw, a respected man of letters who wrote poetry, books and critical reviews; edited, published and translated literary works; and befriended such legendary poets as Robert Frost, has died. He was 99. Burnshaw died Friday on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., of unspecified causes. Sometimes seen as a defender or apologist for Frost, Burnshaw was well-known for editing and publishing the poet's works as well as writing "Robert Frost Himself," a biography published in 1986.
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September 7, 2004 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Donald M. Allen, 92, a poetry editor who edited Jack Kerouac and published an acclaimed anthology of American poetry, died Aug. 29 in San Francisco of pneumonia. Born in Cherokee, Iowa, Allen earned bachelor's and master's degrees in English literature from the University of Iowa and began his career teaching English.
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September 19, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sidney Epstein, 81, a former newspaper copy boy who rose to associate publisher and editor of the Washington Star, died Sunday at a nursing home in Rockville, Md. He had Alzheimer's disease and pneumonia. Epstein became editor of the Washington Star in 1978 after a long career that began at the old Washington Herald in 1937. Later, as city editor of the merged Washington Times-Herald, he reluctantly hired a young Jacqueline Bouvier as a roving photographer.
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January 22, 2002 | JON THURBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Ehrich, the longtime editor and publisher of Hemmings Motor News, a leading publication for car enthusiasts, has died. He was 60. Ehrich, diagnosed with lung cancer last year, died Thursday at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y. The cause of death was a heart attack, which he had suffered earlier this month. Hemmings Motor News bills itself at the largest antique, classic, vintage and special-interest marketplace in the world.
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July 4, 1991
In the jargon of the working press, a pool is a small group of reporters who cover something and share what they see with other reporters who can't squeeze in. The most thoroughly documented report to date of the way the military squelched efforts by American correspondents to cover the Persian Gulf War makes the pools sound more like chain gangs.
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March 11, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Leon Mandel, 73, publisher emeritus of AutoWeek magazine, died Tuesday at his home in Grosse Point, Mich., after a long battle with leukemia. Mandel joined Crain Communications in 1983 as editor of AutoWeek and became publisher in 1988, a position he held until November, when he was named publisher emeritus. Before joining Crain, Mandel had held editorial positions at Car and Driver and Motor Trend magazines.
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January 22, 2002 | JON THURBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Terry Ehrich, the longtime editor and publisher of Hemmings Motor News, a leading publication for car enthusiasts, has died. He was 60. Ehrich, diagnosed with lung cancer last year, died Thursday at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y. The cause of death was a heart attack, which he had suffered earlier this month. Hemmings Motor News bills itself at the largest antique, classic, vintage and special-interest marketplace in the world.
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