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Will Register Brass be Delivering Your Sunday Paper?

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Hat tip to Jim Romensko’s excellent newspaper blog, the Orange County Register is now asking newsroom employees to help deliver Sunday papers in exchange for a $150 Visa Gift Card.  This is on the heels of asking newsroom staff to man the phones for customer service calls, likely from angry subscribers still wondering where their…

Is Nevada’s Tesla Plant Win a Lesson for California?

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In the first and only debate for Governor, Republican Neel Kashkari attempted to pound Governor Jerry Brown over the head with the loss of the Tesla Battery Plant, and the 6,500 jobs it would bring, to Nevada.  The charge was to highlight how tough it is for business to flourish in California.  In Sunday’s Daily…

Reporters to Gather for Furlough Friday while Register Brass Plans Gala July 4 Party in Newport Beach

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Tonight in Orange, the OC Press Club, which features quite a few newly-departed OC Register reporters, editors and photographers, will gather for the first Furlough Friday — a “Drinking Liberally” of sorts for journalists.  That’s at Paul’s Cocktails on West Chapman in Orange starting at 6PM.  Consider stopping by and buying a round.  The invite…

Register “Discussing” New Newspaper in Long Beach

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Navel Gazing broke this story yesterday, but Freedom Communications, which publishes the Orange County Register, among other papers is considering launching a new newspaper in Long Beach that would challenge the Press Telegram. If it were to happen, the Register’s plan seems to be to bolster media properties to create regional ad buys for advertisers…

Irvine World News to Launch a Daily Edition

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A source within the Orange Country Register has confirmed that the Irvine World News, a weekly owned by Freedom Communications, will soon relaunch the Irvine World News as a five day daily that will likely mirror the recent launch of the “Current” in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa and not so much the launch of…

Register Gets a New Publisher

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Aaron Kushner, the new owner of Freedom Communications, will be a hands on owner and will serve as the publisher of The Orange County Register. He’ll be directly managing the day-to-day operations of Orange County Register Communications which includes 23 community papers as well as the Colorado Springs Gazette and the Spanish-language newspaper Excélsior, in…