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

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Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION Utah's most capable journalists and are the credentials he brings for admittance to the Newspaper Hall of Fame. DENNIS WOOD, Nephi Times-News Born January 3,1871 - Died November 9,1934 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1970 His first experience in newspapering was as co-publisher of the weekly Nephi City News, which had been started as a rebuttal to editorial policies of the community's other paper, the Juab County Times. Dennis Wood had a varied background, knew the community by virtue of having held several civic offices and apart from his lack of journalistic training was well-qualified to report on Nephi happenings. He and R. J. Henroid, who was an experienced journalist, launched the News on May 1, 1916 at the bidding of several leading citizens of the town who thought by starting a paper in competition with the Times all their problems would be solved. A year later the bankers and other businessmen who were advertising in both publications decided there was no necessity for buying ads in two papers. They urged the respective owners to consolidate. A. B. (Abe) Gibson was co-publisher of the Times with J. M. Christensen. They agreed to the proposal and on April 1, 1917 Gibson became manager and Wood editor of the Times-News. They'd scarcely started to collaborate on the new publication before Gibson departed for overseas army duty in World War I. Left with a staff which included a printer and two young ladies who set type by hand, Wood struggled to produce what had become a larger paper than either of its predecessors. The 654
Format application/pdf
Identifier 660-UPA_Page654.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416665
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416665