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The vultures are circling again. In February, Tribune Publishing agreed to be acquired by Alden Global Capital, the New York City hedge fund, in a deal worth $630 million. Based in Chicago, Tribune Publishing owns The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun; the Hartford (Conn.) Courant; the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel... more
As we reach the one-year mark of when the coronavirus was declared a national emergency, we’ve also arrived at the point where some of us are recalling some very painful memories. more
If you’re a fan of “The Office,” then you’re familiar with the actor John Krasinski who played Jim Halpert on the show for nine seasons. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March last year, Krasinski launched a popular YouTube series called “Some Good News..." more
A new year typically means a blank slate. But to me, 2021 is like a dry erase board that has been used one too many times. No matter how hard you scrub with your eraser, the faded images and text still linger, even when you write over it. Yes, we have a new president heading into office and a vaccine for COVID-19 is here, but the lasting effects of 2020 will remain for quite some time. So, how can we solider on? more
I found it ironic yet comforting to hear those three words come from President-elect and Democrat Joe Biden and South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. They were referring to President Donald Trump inciting and supporting the mob storming the United States Capitol Building. Ironic, because these two people would normally never be on the same side of any major issue affecting our country. Comforting, because they both seemed to be saying, “It is time to put the chaos, hyperbole and sensationalism of the past four years behind us.” more
Next month, the election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will come to a head. The road to Election Day 2020 has had its twists and turns, and certainly covering an … more
As of today, The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced that there will be three presidential debates this year. Wouldn’t it be interesting if we urged Joe Biden to not only announce his running mate, but spend the next few weeks searching and vetting, then also announcing his picks for his key cabinet posts... more
Like the rest of the country, I was stunned and in disbelief as I watched the television broadcasts and read the accounts about the attacks on journalists covering the protests over George Floyd, a black man, who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn. on May 25. From Los Angeles to New York City, journalists, along with protesters, were being arrested, hit with rubber bullets, pepper-sprayed and more. According to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, as of the first week of June, there have been more than 400 incidents reported at national George Floyd protests. more
If there is one thing I'm certain of, it is that 253 years ago, a group of very imperfect men crafted a perfect document. And within those amazing mass of words that has survived so many tests and challenges, is a simple First Amendment that grants … more
Our June issue usually features the winners of this year’s Pulitzer Prizes, along with the photos of smiling newsrooms around the country popping champagne, embracing their colleagues in warm hugs, and even shedding some happy tears. But like much … more
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