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Wabuska Mangler

The Wabuska Mangler was the name given to a mythical newspaper in 1889 by Sam Davis, then editor of the Nevada Appeal. Davis would make up controversial news stories and opinions, then attribute them to the Mangler. Wabuska is a small community in Lyon County east of Carson City.

Since 2006, the Wabuska Mangler has been the name of a blog hosted by the Nevada Press Association and written by Barry Smith, director of  the Association.

NAA is now News Media Alliance

The Newspaper Association of America today announced it has changed its name to News Media Alliance and launched a new website, www.newsmediaalliance.org. The announcement is the culmination of a larger strategic plan to highlight the news media industry’s evolution to multi-platform, digitally-savvy businesses and premium content providers. The organization’s new …

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You know who covered Baton Rouge floods? Newspapers

By David Chavern Newspaper Association of America When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV or in magazines, or heard about …

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‘Front Page Nevada’ ebook now available

It’s a Nevada history book like you’ve never seen. ‘Front Page Nevada’ brings together 53 front-page stories from the state’s newspapers to tell the history of the state from the people who were there — reporters and editors writing the first rough draft of history. What makes it unique? As …

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Reno publisher takes Oregonian post

Reno Gazette-Journal publisher John Maher, president of RGJ Media, is taking over as president of Oregonian Media Group, which operates The Oregonian newspaper and OregonLive website in Portland, the RGJ announced Thursday. Maher has been in Reno for five years. Before that he served as publisher of the Lincoln Journal …

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