Entries Tagged as 'paid obituaries'

Society Pages: About To Make a Comeback?

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · journalism

By Denise Tessier “Old” Mexico in many ways is reminiscent of the United States in the 1950s and 1960s  – Coca Cola is made with real sugar, people still burn their weeds and grass, children ride bikes and play in the street past dusk in most small towns, and even residents of small cities have […]

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Reader Beware: There Could be Gaps in Your Venue

February 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier This past weekend, a friend in Colorado lamented the thinness of the Monday Denver Post, saying she was considering limiting her daily subscription to Sundays. But then, she’d miss out on the Post’s weekly cultural events supplement. And having a complete listing of arts and cultural events is important to her as […]

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Putting a Face on Those Obits

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier It might not seem like much, but for the Albuquerque Journal, it’s history-making. This week, the Journal started running photographs with its obituaries. ABQJournalWatch.com suggested in a previous post 18 months ago that the Journal run photographs as a way for the Journal to add to its revenue stream. In that post, […]

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A New Way For Newspaper Obits?

December 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Knowing I subscribe to the Journal, a family member recently called to ask if I would look on the obituary page for the name of a friend whom she heard had just passed away. It was a Sunday, generally the day with the greatest number of such tributes. I looked on the […]

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