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John Georges, The Advocate (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-06-24

Duration: 00:26:31

Subjects: GEORGES, JOHN | Newspapers | Journalism | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Georges, John Speaker


A speech by John Georges before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 24, 2013. Georges is the publisher and CEO of The Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge. He discusses: purchasing the paper from the Manship family; working with the employees of the paper; the Baton Rouge community; the paper’s expansion to New Orleans; its printing facility; its digital strategy; and competition in journalism.