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Say It Isn't So: Sun-Times Media Group files for Chapter 11 debt protection

NEW YORK – The Sun-Times Media Group, owner of the Chicago Sun-Times and dozens of suburban newspapers, says it has filed for bankruptcy, making it the fifth newspaper publisher in recent months to seek protection from creditors. Editor & Publisher article on Sun-Times ### Buy the book! Buy the book Eighteen Months and Short Stories, Real Life today!

Detroit to Be Among First Metro Markets to Test Plastic Logic E-Reader Device

Changes Secure Future of Two Great Newspapers in Detroit The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News today launched a sweeping set of strategic and innovative changes, emphasizing digital delivery of news, and introducing new, colorful, easy-to-use print editions of both newspapers available daily at nearly 18,000 locations throughout Michigan. The newspapers announced that their news content will soon be available on two innovative portable electronic "e-reader" devices: A revolutionary reader produced by Plastic Logic, a Mountain View, California-based firm that will work with the Detroit Media Partnership to conduct trials in Detroit later this year, and on's best-selling Kindle reader devices. As announced yesterday, the Detroit Free Press, a National Emmy Award-winning newsroom, will begin broadcasting its content in early May on WWJ-TV, a local CBS television station. "We absolutely believe in the future of great newspapers, but we can no longer…

Barak Obama's Op-Ed: A time for global action

WASHINGTON — We are living through a time of global economic challenges that cannot be met by half measures or the isolated efforts of any nation. Now, the leaders of the G-20 have a responsibility to take bold, comprehensive and coordinated action that not only jump-starts recovery, but launches a new era of economic engagement to prevent

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Business News You Can Use 3/3/09

Buy the book! Buy the book Eighteen Months and Short Stories, Real Life today! Editor's Note: I understand that this is a lot to read. Go slow and find out how to fund your business--no matter your residence. I am using Indiana because I live in Indiana. Introduced on day 43, President Barack Obama said Tuesday during and address to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the economy must be jumpstarted and mentioned the Consumer and Business Lending Initiative included in the economic stimulus package. It is for up to a trillion dollars to the American people and helps frozen credit markets. Individuals should check their state’s web site for specific information. Although it is a lot to read, not reading it will prevent you from understanding how to access the funds being given to states. I have picked out the most relevant points explaining the Consumer and Business Lending Initiative:Consumer & Business Lending Initiative – Up to $1 Trillion: Addressing our credit c…

Ebony & Jet on the brink of ruin

Buy the book! Buy the book Eighteen Months and Short Stories, Real Life today! This e-mail was sent to me from my friend, Toni: One of the MOST notable permanent fixtures in EVERY black household (back in the days), was the Ebony, along with Jet magazine. If you wanted to learn about your history, the plight of black america, current issues facing black americans, how the political process of america affects you, how politics works, who the hottest actors were, what time a particular black television show aired, who got married recently, who were the most eligible bachelors, and bachelorettes in your town, what cities had black mayors, police chiefs, school superintendents, how to register to vote, what cars offer the best value for the buck, who employed black americans, how to apply for college scholarships, ect, MORE THAN LIKELY, the Ebony, or the Jet magazine could help you find answers to those questions. We have recently been informed that the Johnson Publishing Company orga…

Rush Limbaugh is against the Small Business Stimulus Packgage

Buy the book! Buy the book Eighteen Months and Short Stories, Real Life today! Instructions on Depreciation deductions, more customers using their May stimulus money, increased expensing, may be found at the underlined link. Article: Small Business Advocates Push for Piece of Stimulus Plan Lawmakers and lobbying groups with an eye on small business are working to ensure that a new economic stimulus package will include benefits for small firms. Opinion: Rush Limbaugh and the those who blindly follow him are immature, Anti-American borderline racist jerks who are stingy and don't want to pay taxes on the millions they earn. Even I pay tax and I am poor. But I am not stingy and un-American. These people who yell and scream about the taxes they have to pay are really just echoing what Rush's bottom line is: Rush Limbaugh wants the President to fail. He like so many, is willing to cut his nose to spite his face. How is that an American ideal? How can he garner followers? I hope…