Posts Tagged 'newspapers'

D12 showcases Springfield spirit, generosity

Emily Letterman, Features Editor
If you followed the hashtag #SBJD12 on Twitter last night, you shared in the excitement. If you didn’t, you missed one heck of a party.

The DoubleTree Hotel played host to more than 200 people for the 2015 Springfield Business Journal Dynamic Dozen awards honoring the area’s fastest growing companies and the individuals who drive growth across the region. The game-show themed night included audience trivia from emcee Eldon Combs, host of “The Trivia King Show” on Jock 98.7 FM, music from “The Price is Right” and a countdown of businesses from 12 to one.

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Hammons’ health situation a matter of public concern

Geoff Pickle, Web Editor

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s inquiry concerning the condition of John Q. Hammons and his businesses has quickly become a hot ticket news item.

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Newspapers dead? At least there’s art

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorThe Chicago-based Tribune Co.’s turnaround specialist CEO doesn’t think daily newspapers can charge for Web content. I agree.

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The day Seinfeld entered SBJ’s newsroom

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorThis is a historic moment in my editor’s desk.
Jerry Seinfeld just walked into Springfield Business Journal’s newsroom and said:

“It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.”

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Recession killed the watchdog

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorNewspapers are falling into a coma in the political domes where so many decisions are made affecting business conducted in our states. Recent events have made this clear to me, and someone needs to remind papers about the business conducted in our state capitols.

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They say it, we print it, that’s history

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorThe current issue of Springfield Business Journal reveals my picks for the top quotes published in our pages this year.

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Publishing History

Aaron Scott, SBJ Editorial Photographer & DesignerOn Tuesday, our nation elected Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. The next day, newspapers across America – and around the world – documented this historical event with splashy photos and heavy type. There are very few instances in which setting type larger than 48 points is justified. There are very few instances in which running a single word as large as possible on a page is permitted. There are very few instances in which stretching a photo the length and breadth of the page is even considered.

But on these rare occasions, from war declarations to tragic mournings to monumental elections, newspapers pull out all the stops to commemorate the moment.

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