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The News-Times
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales SuperstarI once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales Superstar
The News-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
I once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople, I couldn’t meet my targets in the beginning. I noticed however, that certain people in my organization made more sales than all of us put together. So, I got close to... Read more
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Business Insider
Kickstarter founder: 'I'm not some rich dude with a Tesla'It might seem like becoming a tech entrepreneur is an expedient path to wealth.
Kickstarter founder: 'I'm not some rich dude with a Tesla'
Business Insider / Posted 3 hours ago
It might seem like becoming a tech entrepreneur is an expedient path to wealth. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Snapchat's Evan Spiegel, Oracle's Larry Ellison, and Amazon's Jeff Bezos became billionaires through the companies they founded. So if you... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales SuperstarI once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales Superstar
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
I once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople, I couldn’t meet my targets in the beginning. I noticed however, that certain people in my organization made more sales than all of us put together. So, I got close to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales SuperstarI once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales Superstar
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 hours ago
I once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople, I couldn’t meet my targets in the beginning. I noticed however, that certain people in my organization made more sales than all of us put together. So, I got close to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales SuperstarI once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales Superstar
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 hours ago
I once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople, I couldn’t meet my targets in the beginning. I noticed however, that certain people in my organization made more sales than all of us put together. So, I got close to... Read more
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Entrpreneur
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales SuperstarI once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople
6 Sales Secrets to Turn a Rookie Into a Sales Superstar
Entrpreneur / Posted 6 hours ago
I once worked as a salesman in an insurance company. And, like most salespeople, I couldn’t meet my targets in the beginning. I noticed however, that certain people in my organization made more sales than all of us put together. So, I got close to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful LeadersThese days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most succ
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 hours ago
These days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most successful leaders are marked exceptions. Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world. His predictions about the markets come true so often,... Read more
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Business Insider
If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn firstThe Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Inside
If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn first
Business Insider / Posted 8 hours ago
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. If you’re trying to break out into the field, whether you want to start programming... Read more
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Engadget
All your Netflix streams now come straight from AmazonBy this point, you're probably shouting at your screen wondering when we're goi
All your Netflix streams now come straight from Amazon
Engadget / Posted 8 hours ago
By this point, you're probably shouting at your screen wondering when we're going to mention the elephant in the room. Amazon, of course, owns AWS, but also has its own competing video streaming service that's trying to beat Netflix into the dust.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful LeadersThese days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most succ
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 hours ago
These days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most successful leaders are marked exceptions. Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world. His predictions about the markets come true so often,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What Investors Should Look For in Company LeadershipWhen searching for tech companies to invest in, Motley Fool co-founder David Ga
What Investors Should Look For in Company Leadership
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
When searching for tech companies to invest in, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner suggests we focus less on particular companies or technologies, which can be swept up in trends and changes that make them volatile. Instead, he says, we should take... Read more
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The News-Times
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful LeadersThese days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most succ
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
The News-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
These days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most successful leaders are marked exceptions. Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world. His predictions about the markets come true so often,... Read more
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The Register
Zero. Zilch. Nada. That's how much Netflix uses its own data centres nowNetflix has announced it no longer does any meaningful work in its own data cen
Zero. Zilch. Nada. That's how much Netflix uses its own data centres now
The Register / Posted 17 hours ago
Netflix has announced it no longer does any meaningful work in its own data centres. It's taken eight years of work to turn off that on-premises tech. During that time Netflix moved everything into Jeff Bezos' Discount Bit Barn Network. All... Read more
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Entrpreneur
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful LeadersThese days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most succ
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
Entrpreneur / Posted yesterday
These days, everyone wants to be more confident. A few of the world’s most successful leaders are marked exceptions. Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world. His predictions about the markets come true so often,... Read more
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Business Insider
Meet the Google executive tapped to run the cancer-screening startup backed by Bill Gates and Jeff BezosJeff Huber spent over a decade helping Google launch some of its biggest projec
Meet the Google executive tapped to run the cancer-screening startup backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Jeff Huber spent over a decade helping Google launch some of its biggest projects – from its ad platform to Google Maps. This week, he left the company to take on a more personal challenge: developing test for cancer at the earliest possible... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (AMZN)Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in t
The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (AMZN)
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in tech with a net worth of roughly $57 billion. Unfamiliar with Bezos' story? Jeff Bezos' mom, Jackie, was a teenager when she had him in January 1964. She had recently... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (AMZN)Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in t
The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (AMZN)
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in tech with a net worth of roughly $57 billion. Unfamiliar with Bezos' story? Jeff Bezos' mom, Jackie, was a teenager when she had him in January 1964. She had recently... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (AMZN)Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in t
The life and awesomeness of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (AMZN)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, is one of the most powerful figures in tech with a net worth of roughly $57 billion. Unfamiliar with Bezos' story? Jeff Bezos' mom, Jackie, was a teenager when she had him in January 1964. She had recently... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
BBC's 'Top Gear' Unveils HostsFour new faces are added to the motoring show's presenting team alongside Chris
BBC's 'Top Gear' Unveils Hosts
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
Four new faces are added to the motoring show's presenting team alongside Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc. A week after Matt LeBlanc became the second name to join the BBC's revamped Top Gear team, the full lineup of presenters has been... Read more
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PhysOrg
Amazon executive to do stint with Italian governmentOnline retail colossus Amazon on Wednesday said that one of its senior executiv
Amazon executive to do stint with Italian government
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Online retail colossus Amazon on Wednesday said that one of its senior executives will take two years off to work for free for the Italian government. Diego Piacentini will take a leave of absence to work pro-bono to lead the prime minister's... Read more
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TheBull
Amazon executive to do stint with Italian government Online retail colossus Amazon on Wednesday said that one of its senior execut
Amazon executive to do stint with Italian government
TheBull / Posted yesterday
Online retail colossus Amazon on Wednesday said that one of its senior executives will take two years off to work for free for the Italian government. 11.02.2016 05:07 PM Online retail colossus... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Top Amazon executive to take 2-year post with Italian prime ministerROME: A top executive at Amazon.com, Diego Piacentini, is taking a two-year lea
Top Amazon executive to take 2-year post with Italian prime minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
ROME: A top executive at Amazon.com, Diego Piacentini, is taking a two-year leave of absence to lead Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's digital technology office, the company said on Wednesday. Piacentini, Amazon's senior vice president of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Amazon exec to run digital efforts of Italy’s governmentTop Amazon.com executive Diego Piacentini is taking a leave of absence from the
Amazon exec to run digital efforts of Italy’s government
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
Top Amazon.com executive Diego Piacentini is taking a leave of absence from the company to run the Italian government’s digital efforts. Piacentini is Amazon’s senior vice president for the company’s international consumer businesss. His leave was... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Amazon Business Segments to Watch in 2016Throughout the United States and the rest of the world, Amazon.com (AMZN) is co
3 Amazon Business Segments to Watch in 2016
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
Throughout the United States and the rest of the world, Amazon.com (AMZN) is commonly referred to as the “everything store”. The company, which was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos, initially began as an Internet bookstore. Since then, Amazon has... Read more
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MedCity News
Google X Senior VP Jeff Huber named Grail's CEO, has personal motivation in the fight for early cancer detectionIn a phone interview Huber shared that he believes his experience with Google,
Google X Senior VP Jeff Huber named Grail's CEO, has personal motivation in the fight for early cancer detection
MedCity News / Posted 2 days ago
In a phone interview Huber shared that he believes his experience with Google, in different areas over 13 years, set him up to be very conscious of analytics and looking at specific data, which will be an asset to Grail in determining the efficacy of... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
This Former Google Exec Is On A Mission To Develop A Blood Test For CancerFor many oncologists, the holy grail of medicine is a blood test that can detec
This Former Google Exec Is On A Mission To Develop A Blood Test For Cancer
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
For many oncologists, the holy grail of medicine is a blood test that can detect cancer before symptoms arise. But developing such a test is a daunting challenge. San Diego-based biotech firm Illumina is ready to give it a shot. In January 2016, the... Read more
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TechCrunch
India’s Paytm Is Raising Another $400M To Build Out Its New Payment BankThe news comes at the same time that we’ve also heard of some potential consoli
India’s Paytm Is Raising Another $400M To Build Out Its New Payment Bank
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
The news comes at the same time that we’ve also heard of some potential consolidation plays. Paytm has been in early talks with Flipkart, India’s e-commerce leader, over how the two could work together more closely to compete better against not only... Read more
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Fortune
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful EntrepreneursThe world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. You’re either addicted or turned off. You realize you can go further than you ever thought possible and work harder than you thought you were able. Some... Read more
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The Economic Times
Former Google executive to lead cancer diagnostics firmHuber said he wants to apply his experience building large-scale data systems t
Former Google executive to lead cancer diagnostics firm
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Huber said he wants to apply his experience building large-scale data systems to improve the gene sequencing technology used by Grail to detect cancerous material in patients who show no symptoms of the disease. San Francisco-based Grail was formed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Google executive to lead cancer diagnostics firmSAN FRANCISCO: Grail, a healthcare firm developing a blood test for early cance
Former Google executive to lead cancer diagnostics firm
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Grail, a healthcare firm developing a blood test for early cancer detection, named former Google X Senior Vice President Jeff Huber as its CEO Wednesday. Huber said he wants to apply his experience building large-scale data systems to... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Hein open to changes in delivery of servicesSays Safety Net savings aren't used for tax relief Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 9:19
Hein open to changes in delivery of services
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 2 days ago
Says Safety Net savings aren't used for tax relief Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 9:19 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 9:19 PM STONE RIDGE -- Calling the way local municipalities in Ulster County operate "totally unsustainable," Ulster County Executive Mike... Read more
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Daily Mail
The bizarre Russian 'mini monster truck' can go anywhereThe bizarre 'mini monster truck' that can go anywhere: Russian designer reveals
The bizarre Russian 'mini monster truck' can go anywhere
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The bizarre 'mini monster truck' that can go anywhere: Russian designer reveals $65k amphibious off-roader that's just 11 feet long Sherp ATV measures 11 feet long and can climb over obstacles as tall as 27.5 inches Has an indestructible diesel... Read more
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Business Insider
The only way to get out of Amazon's terms of service is a zombie apocalypseOnly the fall of civilization from a widespread zombie attack will release you
The only way to get out of Amazon's terms of service is a zombie apocalypse
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Only the fall of civilization from a widespread zombie attack will release you from Amazon’s terms of service for one of its new products. The company just released a game engine called Lumberyard that gives developers a bunch of free tools, but one... Read more
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Daily Mail
A rocket's eye view of Blue Origin's historic flightA rocket's eye view of Blue Origin's flight: Jeff Bezos reveals stunning new vi
A rocket's eye view of Blue Origin's historic flight
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A rocket's eye view of Blue Origin's flight: Jeff Bezos reveals stunning new video of historic second flight Space firm Blue Origin successfully launched its rocket for the second time The rocket hit an altitude of 333,000 feet before 'gently'... Read more
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Business Insider
Salesforce is facing competition from an unexpected place: AmazonSalesforce could face competition from a surprising new place: Amazon. Accordi
Salesforce is facing competition from an unexpected place: Amazon
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Salesforce could face competition from a surprising new place: Amazon. According to new investment research from Jefferies, Salesforce partners picked Amazon as the 3rd biggest threat to Salesforce, trailing only Oracle and Microsoft. Amazon... Read more
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Business Insider
Leaked documents show Amazon is making a big play to bypass UPS and FedExAmazon's ambition to build a global shipping and logistics business seems to be
Leaked documents show Amazon is making a big play to bypass UPS and FedEx
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Amazon's ambition to build a global shipping and logistics business seems to be much bigger than what most people thought, according to leaked documents discovered by Bloomberg's Spencer Soper. On Tuesday, Bloomberg described internal documents from... Read more
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The News-Times
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful EntrepreneursThe world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. You're either addicted or turned off. You realize you can go further than you ever thought possible and work harder than you thought you were able. Some... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful EntrepreneursThe world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. You're either addicted or turned off. You realize you can go further than you ever thought possible and work harder than you thought you were able. Some... Read more
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Connecticut Post
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful EntrepreneursThe world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. You're either addicted or turned off. You realize you can go further than you ever thought possible and work harder than you thought you were able. Some... Read more
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Greenwich Time
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful EntrepreneursThe world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love
6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. You're either addicted or turned off. You realize you can go further than you ever thought possible and work harder than you thought you were able. Some... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amazon invests Rs 1,980 crore more in its Indian unit to beef up servicesBENGALURU: Amazon has invested Rs 1,980 crore in its Indian unit, its second ma
Amazon invests Rs 1,980 crore more in its Indian unit to beef up services
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
BENGALURU: Amazon has invested Rs 1,980 crore in its Indian unit, its second major capital infusion in a little over a month, as it steps up the pace of activity in the competitive online retail industry. This latest investment in Amazon Seller... Read more
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The Daily Comet
U.S. stocks in retreat as oil prices slip once againThe Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index fell
U.S. stocks in retreat as oil prices slip once again
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index fell about 1 percent, recovering from deeper losses earlier in the day. The tech-heavy Nasdaq tumbled further, about 1.8 percent. Investors scrambling for safety bought up... Read more
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The Houma Courier
U.S. stocks in retreat as oil prices slip once againThe Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index fell
U.S. stocks in retreat as oil prices slip once again
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index fell about 1 percent, recovering from deeper losses earlier in the day. The tech-heavy Nasdaq tumbled further, about 1.8 percent. Investors scrambling for safety bought up... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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First Coast News
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paperTalking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer,
Rieder: Big plans for Adelson's Vegas paper
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Talking about plunging into the fire. For the past six years, J. Keith Moyer, a former newspaper publisher and editor, has been a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. On Thursday, he'll return... Read more
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