The Record (Bergen County)

The Record
The Record (Bergen County) front page.jpg
The March 5, 2007 front page of The Record
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner North Jersey Media Group
Publisher Stephen Borg
Editor Frank Scandale
Headquarters 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424}
Circulation 170,408 Daily
194,823 Sunday[1]
Official website NorthJersey.com

The Record (colloquially called The Bergen Record or The Record of Hackensack[2]) is a newspaper in northern New Jersey. It has the second largest circulation of New Jersey's daily newspapers, behind The Star-Ledger.[3] Owned by the Borg family since 1930, it is the flagship publication of the North Jersey Media Group. Stephen Borg is the publisher of The Record. The paper is edited by Frank Scandale.

Contents

Ground Zero Spirit

In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, a photographer for The Record, Thomas E. Franklin, took a photograph of three firefighters raising an American flag over the rubble of what had been the World Trade Center. This became an iconic photo known as Ground Zero Spirit.[citation needed] The photo accompanied an article written by Jeannine Clegg, a reporter for The Record. The Record owns the rights to the photograph but has licensed it in exchange for donations to September 11 causes, as long as the photo is used in a "dignified and proper manner" for non-commercial purposes.[4]

James McGreevey scandal

According to Governor James E. McGreevey in his book The Confession (ISBN 0-06-089862-3) published in 2006, The Record was the first newspaper to break the news of a relationship between McGreevey and Golan Cipel that was to lead to McGreevey's resignation. McGreevey brought up Cipel's name six weeks into his administration in a February 14, 2002 interview with The Record editorial board at its offices, saying, "We will not skimp on security. We actually brought on a security advisor from the Israel Defense Forces, probably the best in the world."

The interview prompted news investigation into Cipel's background and on February 21, The Record published a profile of Golan calling him a "sailor" and a "poet." The article said, "Democrats close to the administration say McGreevey and Cipel have struck up a close friendship and frequently travel together."

The article prompted McGreevey's own mother to ask him if he was gay and stirred various media organizations to send reporters to Israel to ask questions about Cipel and his background and childhood friends.

See also

References

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Record — may refer to:Printed publications: * The Record (Bergen County), a daily newspaper in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States * The Record (Waterloo Region), a daily newspaper in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada * The Record (Sherbrooke), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Bergen County Scholastic League — The Bergen County Scholastic League (BCSL) is a New Jersey high school sports association under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). The three conferences consist of thirty public and parochials… …   Wikipedia

  • Bergen County Academies — Infobox Secondary school background = #f0f6fa border = #ccd2d9 name = Bergen County Academies http://bcts.bergen.org/images/stories/BCTS/BCA/BCA logo.jpg] motto = grades = 9 12 established = 1991 type = Magnet Public high school district = Bergen …   Wikipedia

  • Bergen County, New Jersey — Infobox U.S. County county = Bergen County state = New Jersey map size = 100 founded = 1683 seat = Hackensack largest city = Hackensack area total km2 = 639 area total sq mi = 247 area land km2 = 606 area land sq mi = 234 area water km2 = 33 area …   Wikipedia

  • Bergen County Technical High School — Infobox School name = Bergen County Technical High School imagesize = motto = established = grades = 9 12 district = Bergen County Technical Schools type = Vocational Public high school principal = Andrea Sheridan enrollment = 643 (as of 2005 06) …   Wikipedia

  • Fairview, Bergen County, New Jersey — Infobox Settlement official name = Borough of Fairview, New Jersey nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Map highlighting Fairview s location within Bergen County …   Wikipedia

  • Washington Township, Bergen County, New Jersey — Infobox Settlement official name = Township of Washington settlement type = Township nickname = Washington Township motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Map highlighting Washington Township s location within …   Wikipedia

  • Torah Academy of Bergen County — Infobox Secondary school name = Torah Academy of Bergen County native name = TABC established = 1982 logo = type = Private High School, all male Yeshiva city = Teaneck state = NJ country = United States accreditation =Middle States Association of …   Wikipedia

  • Temple Beth Israel (Bergen County, New Jersey) — Infobox religious building building name =Beth Israel infobox width = image size = caption = map type = map size = map caption = location = 34 West Magnolia Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey, flag|United States geo = latitude =40.898314 longitude =… …   Wikipedia

  • Record — or The Record may mean:An item or collection of data: * Storage medium that contains data (more specifically audio data) ** Gramophone record (also called phonograph record ), mechanical storage medium ** Compact Disc, optical storage medium *… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.