NEWSLETTER FOR FEBRUARY 2002
• The great unraveling
Larry Pantages: How a small paper's diligence cut short the union between George O'Leary and Notre Dame.
• Dot.com chatters give us all a bad name
Don Skwar: I want to update you on another fight. This one has everything to do with what we're about as well.
• Targeting morale
Jim Lefko: How to keep your staff's spirits up during this economic downturn.
• Back-yard bowlin'
Slim Smith: Papers pick up the pace as big games get bigger.
• Fun in the sun
Bill Eichenberger: College football teams in contention for the national championship are nothing new for the Miami Herald and South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
• Remember, we're all in this together
Bob Sutton: We're all busy this time of year. For many sports editors, this year has been more hectic than normal.
• Texas-Arlington first university to host workshop
Paul D. Bowker: Nearly 70 staffers and students attended the Dec. 10 APSE fall/winter drive-in workshop, which was hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington, the first time the workshop was hosted by a journalism department of a university.
• Download this!
Bill Eichenberger: Mixed reviews follow change to digital publishing.
• Obituary: Dick Schaap
Joe Gergen: The obituary on Dick Schapp that ran in Newsday on Saturday, Dec. 22.
• Olympics: Trimming the green
Roy Hewitt: Regional papers vie for extra credentials as big papers cut back on coverage.
• Region reports
A look at APSE region activity.
• On the move
Kirby Arnold: A region-by-region look at personnel moves.
• Deadline for nominations March 15
Deadline for nominations for the Red Smith Award is March 15.
• List of Red Smith Award winners
• Convention update: Seattle program coming together
Herb Stutz: If the convention in Seattle were next week, the No. 1 general session or workshop would be, "Getting It Done With Less Money, Less Space and Less Personnel."
• What you need to know about Seattle
• Want to judge? Say uncle!
John Cherwa: If you've missed the reservations deadline of Feb. 5, it's not too late to become a judge at the winter meetings.
• We'll pay your way
APSE, in its ongoing attempt to bring new thoughts and ideas to the winter judging, is paying the expenses to bring 16 judges to St. Petersburg.
• APSE roundtable: A review of "Year in Reviews"
Brad Zimanek: Where do "Year in Review" stories rank at your newspaper?
• Internsship programs: Looking for a little help this summer? Look here
Leon Carter: The selection of the 2002 Sports Institute class will be completed in a few weeks.
• Writers Group Reports
• Pro Football Writers Association
• College Football Writers Association of America
• Golf Writers Association of America
• Pro Basketball Writers Association
• Pro Hockey Writers Association
• Outdoor Writers Association of America
• Baseball Writers Association of America
• Track and Field Writers of America
• U.S. Basketball Writers Association
• U.S. Boxing Writers Association
• U.S. Tennis Writers Association
• Color photographs wanted
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