Las Vegas Newspaperman Tilts at Windmills

By: Alicia Shepard | Columbia Journalism Review

The Las Vegas chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists held a contentious panel mid-month to examine the latest flap in the newspaper war between the dominant Review-Journal and the beleaguered Las Vegas Sun.

Initially, a well-known R-J columnist was to appear with a local newspaper historian at the panel. But then SPJ invited Brian Greenspun, the Sun’s publisher. This was problematic since, in August, Greenspun sued the R-J’s owner, Stephens Media.


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