In The Press

Twilight of the Op-Ed Columnist October 21, 2009

It's possible that the decline of newspapers will mean the decline of the superstar columnist, but it may be more likely that the opposite will happen. Despite the near-infinite amount of opinion available on the Internet, newspaper columnists belong to an exclusive club that could become even more exclusive.

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SUCCESS IN COMICS SEMINAR NOTES: ANDREW FEINSTEIN September 27, 2009

Andrew Feinstein, co-creator of Girls and Sports was the second speaker of the day at Success in Comics seminar.

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Cartoonist Markstein Takes 'Journal Sentinel' Buyout August 14, 2009

Gary Markstein, comic strip co-creator of Daddy's Home!,is among the employees to have accepted the paper's buyout offer, according to Rob Tornoe of cagle.com.

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CREATORS FIGHTS TAX STATUS IN LOS ANGELES, AGAIN July 13, 2009

The syndicate and the city fought this battle 15 years earlier and Creators won the right to be considered a wholesale and retail business. According to Creators president and founder Rick Newcombe, Los Angeles reset their status in 2007 and demanded payment of taxes at the higher rate with interest and penalties back to 2004.

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Why We'll Leave L.A.: The business climate is worse than the air quality July 10, 2009

Op-Ed from Creators President and Founder, Rick Newcombe.

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New at Reason: Creators Syndicate President Rick Newcombe on Why He'll Leave L.A. (Hint: Arbitrary and Dictatorial City Tax and Business Policies) July 10, 2009

Rick Newcombe started Creators Syndicate in 1987. In 1994, the company won a case against the city of Los Angeles over its business tax classification.

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