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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.

See the photo winners from the 2017 contest

Here are the photo winners in the Nevada Press Association’s annual contest for newspapers and magazines. All images are owned and copyrighted by the individual publications in which they appeared originally. Please do not copy the images without permission. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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2017 contest results for Urban daily newspapers

General Excellence 1. Las Vegas Review-Journal The Review-Journal is a top-flight paper with great reporting, excellent design and loads of local content. This paper can contend with some of the nation’s best. 2. Reno Gazette-Journal The RGJ has excellent reporting, good photography and decent design. It’d be nice to see …

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2017 Better Newspaper (and magazine) Contest winners

Awards were handed out Saturday night in Carson City to dozens of journalists, photographers and designers at the annual banquet of the Nevada Press Association to recognize the winners of the Better Newspaper Contest. Here are links to the results: Hall of Fame inductees Sweepstakes winners Journalists of merit Community …

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The reality of selling advertising

By Peter W. Wagner It’s time to get real if newspapers want to dominate the local market. The really big dollars will be found in our community newspapers and not our one-of-many-in-the-community websites.

 Print advertising provides a gerater return. Anyone can create a website in your market. All they need is a computer and …

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