The chairman of the Newspaper Association of America, Morris Communications CEO William S. Morris, today warned that classified ads are the most vulnerable part of newspapers' revenues. In a speech to the National Press Club, he urged newspaper owners to do more to create joint classified ad databases that are searchable nationwide.
Richard Katz, 33, staff writer at Variety, died Monday night in Manhattan after complications from an asthma attack. Mr. Katz, a former staffer at MediaWeek, was well-known in the media community.
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