New Girl Network; Paper of Record

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jun 28 12:29:29 UTC 2000

On Sun, 25 Jun 2000 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>      The cover story in NEW YORK magazine, 18 July 1977:
> _No News Is Bad News_
> _At the New York Times_
> Why Your Newspaper of Record Is Getting Bigger, Not Better.

"Newspaper of record" has a legal meaning slightly different from the
sense used when the New York Times is said to be a newspaper of record,
i.e., in legal usage it means a newspaper where official notices are
printed. In this sense it appears in a 1967 case on Lexis.

Fred R. Shapiro                             Coeditor (with Jane Garry)
Associate Librarian for Public Services     TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
  and Lecturer in Legal Research            ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
Yale Law School                             Oxford University Press, 1998
e-mail: fred.shapiro at               ISBN 0-19-509547-2

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