Past Columns

RESEARCH UPDATE: Daily vs NonDaily

Mar 22, 2018 at 12:03 pm by staff

I've noticed a definite trend lately. It might be related to the increased number of industry activities I'm involved in these days, or perhaps it's just be one of those thing.... Read More

Dave Simpkins, great newspaper publisher, will be greatly missed

Feb 26, 2018 at 09:35 am by staff

Andy Griffith Show Quiz

Jan 04, 2016 at 10:54 am by staff

Andy Griffith Show Questions: Keep track of your answers on a sheet of paper (if you still have one of those): A. What was the name of the show starring Andy Griffith that.... Read More

Answers: Andy Griffith Show Quiz

Jan 04, 2016 at 10:52 am by staff

Questions: A. What was the name of the show starring Andy Griffith that aired the season after The Andy Griffith Show ended? Many of the same actors appeared in this show, w.... Read More

Karl Kuntz Said it

Jan 23, 2015 at 07:37 am by staff

And he smiles...

Jan 22, 2015 at 10:33 pm by staff

60 Misses, er Minutes, Pronounces Death of Newspapers

May 23, 2013 at 03:03 pm by staff

My 13-year-old son received an iPod Touch for Christmas this year. I know my son. Probably as well as I’ve ever known anyone. And I knew, given time, he would lose his expensi.... Read More

2013 Slimp Text

Jan 12, 2013 at 09:11 am by staff

By Kevin Slimp "The News Guru" kevinslimp.com My 13-year-old son received an iPod Touch for Christmas this year. I know my son. Probably as well as I’ve ever known anyone. An.... Read More

BREAKING NEWS! Print is KING for the next 10,000 years, MINIMUM!

Nov 08, 2012 at 01:30 pm by staff

I wonder how many groups are going to get mad at me over this one. Here goes. OK, this headline appeared in my email yesterday from News & Tech, a highly respected newspaper i.... Read More

Advice for a newspaper industry at crossroads

Feb 15, 2012 at 12:46 pm by staff

I’ve had an interesting couple of weeks. For the first time, I was invited to speak at the Michigan Press Association’s convention in Grand Rapids. I never know what to expe.... Read More