Newspaper News

Report on donations 'unfair'

Friday June 26, 2009
THE Press Council has upheld a complaint from Vivian Pak, a member of the NSW Community Relations Commission, that a report in the Herald implied she had sought a remunerative position on the body by contributing financially to a NSW minister's election campaign.

Roy Morgan may lose its newspaper data niche

Thursday June 11, 2009
NEWSPAPER publishers have sparked the start of a multimillion-dollar battle for control of readership data after a long-running dispute with research provider Roy Morgan resulted in a call for tenders from local and international players.

'national Treasure' Who Kept China On Path To Reform

Monday January 19, 2009
Last week The Economic Observer, a state-owned Beijing newspaper, published an extraordinary five-page tribute to the elderly economist and public intellectual Mao Yushi, proclaiming him a "national treasure". Days earlier, the same man had been visited by police from the Public Security Bureau.

Unemployment Set To Soar

Tuesday January 13, 2009
NEWSPAPER job advertisements have collapsed, prompting renewed forecasts of recession in the year ahead and a jump in the unemployment rate to an 11-year high.

Our True Colours

Friday January 9, 2009
LIKE many Novocastrians, Leigh Maughan (pictured) reads the newspaper back page first.

Seeing Red, Naturally

Thursday January 8, 2009
A WARNING to anyone distressed or offended by references to pubic hair in newspaper columns.

Floodgate Opens To Rescue Swamp

Saturday December 20, 2008
IN the late 1960s newspaper reports described Hexham Swamp as "a landmark that Newcastle could well do without" and said its 2000 hectares were about to be "cut down to size".

Get The Form Delivered

Friday December 5, 2008
IT'S the best form guide you'll find in any newspaper in any country in the world and next week you can get it delivered to your home.

Liftout Reveals Region's History

Monday November 10, 2008
IT took courage to launch a newspaper in Newcastle a century and a half ago. Only about 3000 people lived in the town and many could not read or write.

Irish Tycoon To Quit Down Under

Monday November 3, 2008
THE Irish newspaper tycoon Tony O'Reilly will make a painful exit from Australia and New Zealand after his debt-laden Independent News media group announced plans to sell its 39.1 per cent stake in APN News & Media.

O'reilly Set To Sail With Apn Stake On Market

Monday November 3, 2008
THE Irish newspaper tycoon Tony O'Reilly is set to make a painful exit from Australia and New Zealand, after his debt-laden Independent News media group announced plans to sell its 39.1% stake in APN News & Media.

Hird 'no' To Comeback

Thursday September 25, 2008
SO JAMES Hird's potential comeback to AFL football is over before it began. The former Essendon champion was yesterday quick to scotch this newspaper's report that he was considering a return to the game in 2009.

Rice And Shine

Thursday August 14, 2008
STEPHANIE RICE has one memory of the Athens Olympics: Jodie Henry being on the front page of the newspaper almost every day.

Rice & Shine

Thursday August 14, 2008
STEPHANIE RICE has one memory of the Athens Olympics: Jodie Henry being on the front page of the newspaper almost every day.

Surviving Bad Breaks

Thursday July 10, 2008
These details come from a newspaper column in 1963:

How Many Must Die?

Saturday June 7, 2008
I am appalled that after so many letters written to the newspaper, still nothing has been done about our roads and we have yet another fatal accident.

Adieu

Sunday May 4, 2008
This is my last column for The Sun-Herald. But I won't be too far away. My column will appear on Saturdays and Thursdays in our sister newspaper, The Sydney Morning Herald. Thank you for reading and writing in for the past seven years - even the ranters.

'shonky' Opticians In Watchdog's Sight

Sunday February 24, 2008
A JUDGE'S ruling that a leading optometry firm deceived customers by issuing spectacles that did not match prescriptions should be made public in newspaper advertisements, the state's chief consumer advocate says.

A Day Off Is Always A Good Day

Monday January 28, 2008
ONE of the questions in the most-recent Who Wants To Be An Australian Citizen game is: "On which day does Australia Day fall?" Now, have a look at the front page of this newspaper. I'm pretty sure it says Monday, January 28, 2008. Australia Day was two days ago, on Saturday but who really cared?

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