Posts Tagged ‘Washington Post’

Jenkins nails Tiger in parody

November 30, 2009

Sally Jenkins, Washington Post columnist

Tiger Woods’ statement about last weekend’s auto accident yields more questions than answers.  The ever-reclusive Woods, though, refuses to speak with state police investigators.

Fortunately, Sally Jenkins, the Washington Post’s talented sports columnist, offers Tiger’s ‘side’ of a story that is growing more bizarre by the minute. (Somebody who knows public relations, please, please speak to Tiger before he completely destroys his public image.)

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Boston Globe creates weekly sports tab

November 6, 2008

300h2The Boston Globe recently started a weekly sports tabloid, which may reveal how daily newspapers are going to adjust to the new media market – by creating niche publications. The sports publication, called the OT for “Our Town/Our Teams,” will include 24 pages of features, columns, and blogger commentaries.

Despite all the elegies, newspapers remain significant, something that was especially clear when newspapers like the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post and Chicago Tribune printed hundreds of thousands of extra copies for readers. Combined, that’s more than a million extra copies for one day. The NY Times printed 225,000 extra copies, the Tribune distributed more than 200,000. The Post printed an extra 350,000 copies, selling the special editions for $1.50 (three times the normal daily rate.) The USA Today printed about 500,000 additional copies.

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