Shopping

Guest Column: The Illinois FOIA is failing the public – Opinion – The … – The State Journal-Register

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act stands as citizens’ best tool for learning what their government is up to. It springs from — as the statute declares — “the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government” and gives individuals access to existing government records. It promises as full a record of government information as can be responsibly distributed. Prior to the passage of the…

Newspapers more businesslike and that’s a good thing – Press of Atlantic City

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Tell us – and the community – what’s on your mind! • In a letter to Voice of the People, which will appear in The Press of Atlantic City print edition and online. • In a guest column. • In an online story comment. • In a letter, phone call or e-mail to your elected officials. Press editorials are the opinion of the newspaper’s Editorial Board, which consists of the…

‘Monitor’ wins Sunday Newspaper of the Year – Concord Monitor

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The New England Newspaper & Press Association recognized the Concord Monitor with four top journalism awards, including Sunday Newspaper of the Year, during the association’s annual conference Thursday. Two Monitor special series – “Unsilenced” and “Fatal Flaws” – won Publick Occurrences awards, which identify New England’s most outstanding journalism among newspapers of all sizes. And longtime columnist Raymond Duckler received the Bob Wallack Community Journalism Award, which “celebrates the accomplishments…

Local History: Newspaper bombing likely sparked by politics – Scranton Times-Tribune

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Article Tools     TIMES-TRIBUNE ARCHIVES Part of the plant of La Voce Italiana, 116 Franklin Ave., was damaged in a bombing April 20, 1928. The newspaper’s editorial policy supporting the Fascist Party aroused resentment. The blast damaged buildings in a wide area, causing $150,000 worth of damage. Scranton firefighters were already occupied when an explosion rocked downtown Scranton after dark April 20, 1928. Early in the…

Newspapers more businesslike and that’s a good thing – Press of Atlantic City

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Tell us – and the community – what’s on your mind! • In a letter to Voice of the People, which will appear in The Press of Atlantic City print edition and online. • In a guest column. • In an online story comment. • In a letter, phone call or e-mail to your elected officials. Press editorials are the opinion of the newspaper’s Editorial Board, which consists of the…

‘Monitor’ wins Sunday Newspaper of the Year – Concord Monitor

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The New England Newspaper & Press Association recognized the Concord Monitor with four top journalism awards, including Sunday Newspaper of the Year, during the association’s annual conference Thursday. Two Monitor special series – “Unsilenced” and “Fatal Flaws” – won Publick Occurrences awards, which identify New England’s most outstanding journalism among newspapers of all sizes. And longtime columnist Raymond Duckler received the Bob Wallack Community Journalism Award, which “celebrates the accomplishments…

Eagle River High School students launch newspaper – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sunday, October 15, 2017

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — A pack of Eagle River Wolves are taking the news into their own paws. The newly formed school newspaper — the ERHS Howl — began publishing online this semester, with plans to expand into print later this year. In the weeks since school began, the Howl’s young journalists have covered everything from sporting events to school art projects to profiles of…

Guest Column: The Illinois FOIA is failing the public – The State Journal-Register

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act stands as citizens’ best tool for learning what their government is up to. It springs from — as the statute declares — “the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government” and gives individuals access to existing government records. It promises as full a record of government information as can be responsibly distributed. Prior to the passage of the…

The Eagle wins journalism awards – Berkshire Eagle

Sunday, October 15, 2017

New England Newspapers Inc. has earned seven honors, including three Publick Occurrence awards for outstanding journalism, from The New England Newspaper & Press Association’s 2017 competition. The Berkshire Eagle was named a Distinguished Newspaper of the Year in weekday and Sunday categories for its circulation class. The Manchester Journal was named a Distinguished Newspaper of the Year among weekly newspapers in its class. UpCountry magazine, which launched in January, took…

Evanston council, clerk at odds over FOIA policy after names of victim, child made public – Chicago Tribune

Saturday, October 14, 2017

The city of Evanston is looking to revamp how public information is made available and may be looking for someone to take over the role of Freedom of Information Act officer from the city clerk, all after complaints that information considered sensitive was made publicly available. The topic is scheduled to be discussed at a Rules Committee meeting Monday. Ald. Don Wilson, 4th Ward, asked at a recent City Council…

OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano resigns from alt-weekly … – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Longtime Orange County columnist, government watchdog and foodie Gustavo Arellano said Friday that he has voluntarily resigned from his role as editor of alternative weekly newspaper OC Weekly. In an interview Friday on the Tom Leykis Show, Arellano said he was told by the paper’s owner to cut half the staff, and he refused. OC Weekly now has nine staffers in the editorial department. Arellano said that in September he…

Fighting ‘the Gawker effect’ in the wake of Weinstein – Columbia Journalism Review

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Roy Price (L) and Harvey Weinstein are seen here on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Museum of the Moving Image ) I used to joke that I could wallpaper my house with threat letters during a career in which I’ve worked for publications including The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Time, and Esquire. In every case, I’ve relied on the advice of smart…

Historical report connects Corvallis founder to pro-slavery newspaper – Corvallis Gazette Times

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Whenever ANTHONY RIMEL posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items.

OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano resigns from alt-weekly newspaper in dispute over cost cuts – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Longtime Orange County columnist, government watchdog and foodie Gustavo Arellano said Friday that he has voluntarily resigned from his role as editor of alternative weekly newspaper OC Weekly. In an interview Friday on the Tom Leykis Show, Arellano said he was told by the paper’s owner to cut half the staff, and he refused. OC Weekly now has nine staffers in the editorial department. Arellano said that in September he…

Fighting ‘the Gawker effect’ in the wake of Weinstein – Columbia Journalism Review

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Roy Price (L) and Harvey Weinstein are seen here on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Museum of the Moving Image ) I used to joke that I could wallpaper my house with threat letters during a career in which I’ve worked for publications including The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Time, and Esquire. In every case, I’ve relied on the advice of smart…

Fighting ‘the Gawker effect’ in the wake of Weinstein – Columbia Journalism Review

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Roy Price (L) and Harvey Weinstein are seen here on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Museum of the Moving Image ) I used to joke that I could wallpaper my house with threat letters during a career in which I’ve worked for publications including The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Time, and Esquire. In every case, I’ve relied on the advice of smart…

Remembering a champion of the value of newspapers – Seattle Times

Friday, October 13, 2017

I got my first real newspaper job back in the 1980s on a weekly in Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island’s Navy town. I covered the school board, county government, the “cop shop,” and since I loved theater, I became the de facto dramatic critic for the Whidbey News-Times. Having done some acting and attended Broadway plays, I was excited to see productions which included Neil Simon and musicals like Godspell. I…

Fighting ‘the Gawker effect’ in the wake of Weinstein – Columbia Journalism Review

Friday, October 13, 2017

Roy Price (L) and Harvey Weinstein are seen here on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Museum of the Moving Image ) I used to joke that I could wallpaper my house with threat letters during a career in which I’ve worked for publications including The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Time, and Esquire. In every case, I’ve relied on the advice of smart…