As I wrote this in April, The Denver Post had just published an editorial taking its hedge fund owner, Alden Global Capital, to task for attempting to squeeze every dime from the publication.
The best proofreader I ever had was my mom. Unfortunately for me, my mistakes weren’t noticed until she read them in the morning newspaper. Dad thought they should hire her.
During his only term as U.S. President, Benjamin Harrison signed legislation creating Yosemite National Park and set aside 17 million acres of Western lands as the first national forests.
The first thing I do when the location for a future OWAA conference is announced is ponder the possibilities for adventure.
Hunt begins for new ED, OWAA turns 90.
Criticism is only annoying when it goes unreported.
I ventured into the green ribbon meeting at OWAA’s 2014 annual conference in McAllen, Texas, to meet new members.
The coup is complete. Newspaper guys rule OWAA. Four of the last five presidents served, or are serving, long careers in the newspaper industry. And the reign will continue with the current vice president also coming from the print journalism world.
OWAA celebrates its 90th birthday next year. With such a big birthday looming (celebration preparations are in the works now), and as my year serving as your president winds down, it’s only natural to look back not only over the last year, but also over OWAA’s history.
OWAA is a special organization. Like other professional trade groups, we’re a collection of colleagues who go to conferences to network, gather information vital to our work and improve our craft.