Drones in the sky: 'Up, Up ... and NOT going away'

By Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment In the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's ... a drone? With apologies to the opening seconds of the classic 1940s-50s radio and TV show "The Adventures of Superman," a flying object high overhead today is increasingly likely to be an Unmanned Aircraft System — a "drone" — rather than superhero.

Sales promotions are essential to newspaper revenue growth: Foster Sales

There are still a few publishers who remember the years when the greatest share of a paper’s display advertising simply walked in the door. There’d be a full-page slick from National Foods or some other grocery chain, a weekly J.C. Penney Co. display ad, another Goodyear Tire or Firestone slick needing only the local dealer’s logo and even a somewhat regular ad from the Illinois Central Railroad.

You’ll never hear me say…

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A message to printing plants and mailrooms

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