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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 image/jpeg
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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME ceeds from the ranch to buy the Ogden paper. A violent wind hit the buffalo ranch that year, however, and the herd stampeded. With it went the steak dinners. Many of the animals swam to Antelope Island, where their progeny continue to thrive. With the buffalo gone, the Glasmanns became pioneer publishers indeed. They sold the ranch and used the proceeds of the sale to reduce the Standard mortgage. Mrs. Glasmann joined her husband in the management of the paper, bringing with her from the ranch the first three members of what would become a family of five in the publishing business: Ross C. Glasmann, A. L. (Abe) Glasmann, William W. Glasmann, Blaine V. Glasmann and the late Ethel Glasmann Clark. The pioneer publisher's personality insured that the Standard, under his direction, would be a lively newspaper in an era when politics was the most frequent subject of newspaper editorials. He loved politics -- besides having ink in his veins -- and he was skilled in the art and craft of political maneuvering and positioning. Glasmann gave the newspaper new life, which assured it a greater success than any of the many other papers which had been started in Ogden -- and died soon after they were launched. In fact, until William Glasmann's time, Ogden was known as "the graveyard of western journalism." For example: An intelligent and courageous printer and editor, T.B.H. Stenhouse, was the first to try his luck as a publisher in Ogden in 1869. His paper -- the Daily Telegraph -- received little support, and lasted only a few weeks. A year later, in 1870, the Ogden Junction Publishing Company established the Ogden Junction as a semi-weekly, and it became a daily in September, 1872. The Junction, however, gave way to the Ogden Daily Herald in 1881, with Charles W. Penrose as editor. He would go on to become Hall of Fame journalist as editor of the Deseret News. But the Herald ceased publication on December 31,1887. And tucked into the pre-Glasmann history of Ogden journalism were such papers as the Freeman, the Morning 539
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416550
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416550