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Bruce publisher elected president of Mississippi Press Association

June 23, 2014

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BILOXI – The publisher of The Calhoun County Journal in Bruce was elected the 142nd president of the Mississippi Press Association during the newspaper trade group’s annual meeting on the gulf coast.  Joel McNeece, 44, will serve as president of MPA and Mississippi Press Services, Inc., an affiliated advertising and marketing service. McNeece and his […]

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ABC news anchor Byron Pitts, Nielsen VP to deliver JSU commencement addresses

April 21, 2014

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A national news anchor and a vice president for a global provider of consumer information will address Jackson State University graduates during commencement exercises scheduled May 2-3. ABC News Anchor and Chief National Correspondent Byron Pitts will address undergraduates during the ceremony on Saturday, May 3. Pitts was named ABC news anchor and chief national […]

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Former Winston County Journal editor dies

April 16, 2014

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Juanita McCown Hight, former editor the Winston County Journal in Louisville, died April 16, 2014. She was born in Winston County near Plattsburg and was a 1934 graduate of the Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor of science in Home Economics. Hight began her career as a teacher. She married William H. Hight in […]

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Veteran journalist Frank Brown joins staff of Mississippi Business Journal

October 5, 2012

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Frank Brown started at the Mississippi Business Journal Oct. 2, coming from the Huntsville Times in Alabama, where he had served as online editor and page designer since 2005. Before that, Brown served as the executive editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville. He spent 20 years at the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson before his […]

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If Warren Buffett is betting on the newspaper industry, so should everyone else

May 25, 2012

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Even with the bad news this week that daily newspapers in New Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham and Huntsville all will reduce their publications to three days a week, there was more good news out of the Warren Buffet camp. Buffett says his company is likely to buy more newspapers in the next few years, and Berkshire […]

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REILY: Finely textured beef the fault of the media? MSU researcher cannot be serious

April 10, 2012

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A story released by Mississippi State University blames the media for the shadow cast over lean, finely textured beef, which has been more commonly referred to as pink slime. An MSU meat scientist, Byron Williams, describes recent media reports as “irresponsible journalism that casts a shadow over established practices that he contends make certain ground […]

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Veteran journalist Sallie Gresham dies at 67

April 3, 2012

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Sallie Ann Neblett Gresham, the former senior editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville, died Tuesday, the newspaper reporter. She was 68. Former colleagues called Gresham a consummate professional with sincere compassion for others. Gresham worked at the newspaper for 43 years until her retirement in 2009, when she moved to Florida to be […]

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