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IBJ Media president leaving after 30 years

Chris Katterjohn told IBJ employees Friday morning that he would leave at the end of February. Katterjohn has spent 30 years with the firm, including the past 20 years as publisher of the company’s flagship Indianapolis Business Journal.

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Herb Simon purchases Kirkus book review journal

In a move not necessarily stranger than fiction, Herb Simon has bought Kirkus Reviews, the venerable journal of prepublication
book reviews. The owner of the Indiana Pacers co-owns an independent bookstore in California and is described as a voracious
reader.

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FAENZI: Can Kindle and books co-exist?

While on a long flight recently, I noticed that the woman sitting next to me was using a “Kindle,” the e-book
device that allows one to download books and click through pages. I mourn the fading away of the tangible,
the sensual—books, newspapers, letters.

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Star union voting on new contract

The Indianapolis Newspaper Guild plans to vote this afternoon on a new, two-year contract with the Gannett Co.-owned Indianapolis
Star that includes a 10-percent pay cut and two-year wage freeze.

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