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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL

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Title Page316
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION hereby confers upon____________the over-rated, underpaid, misconstrued and all-in-all frustratingly debasing degree of Honorary Publisher. Which entitles you to squabble with irate subscribers; soothe and pacify angry advertisers; editorially denounce corruption and vice while upholding the sacred institutions of Prayer, Motherhood and Education of the Young - and to suffer outrageously for this public expression of personal opinion. To endlessly pursue the collection of accounts, sweat out payrolls, attempt with only minimal success to repair balky typesetting equipment, headstrong computers, wayward folders and damnable presses; to cut out repro proofs, mis-set cameras, under-develop negatives, cut fingers on knives and scissors, sweep floors, empty wastebaskets and otherwise engage in wholly menial labor; to lose sleep, miss meals and develop ulcers; To serve on the Town Council, Board of Adjustments, Business Development Committee, Library Board, School Board and assorted other tasks of little recompense and sometimes doubtful importance; to be reporter pro tern for the Lions Club, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, Optimists Club, Sertoma Club - and all other assorted and similar groups; to be unofficial publicity agent for the United Fund, Heart Fund, March of Dimes, Women's Club, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, BPW, FOE, BPOE and all like organizations; To gather advertising, news, photographs and other community paraphernalia, combine it into a weekly literary effort of great magnitude and be alternately roundly chastised and publicly commended for your achievements - or lack of them; In short to enjoy all the rather doubtful advantages of being publisher of a smalltown newspaper, where everyone already knows what happened and only reads your paper to see if you had guts enough to put the facts in print!" When Mr. Backman received the award at the Hotel Utah conclave, convention delegates noticed he was a trifle misty- 316
Format application/pdf
Identifier 325-UPA_Page316.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416327
Reference URL