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  • Newspaper Guild Eyes Partial Knight Ridder Purchase

    12/29/2005 2:30:57 PM PST · by abb · 7 replies · 479+ views
    NPR ^ | 12/29/2006 | David Folkenflik
    All Things Considered, December 29, 2005 · Unhappy investors have forced the Knight Ridder newspaper company to put itself up for sale. Profits are healthy, but level. Now, the Newspaper Guild of America is exploring whether it can put together deals to purchase as many as nine of the company's newspapers.
  • Inquirer's Editorial Editor Falls Off The Bias Wagon (Second Thoughts)

    04/23/2005 9:50:01 PM PDT · by Temple Owl · 6 replies · 624+ views
    County Press (suburban Philadelphia) ^ | 4/20/05 | William W. Lawrence
    I recently suggested to Chris Satullo, the Inquirer's editorial page editor, that he may be able to organize a club to help biased journalists and pattern it after Alcoholics Anonymous. It appeared that he went on the wagon for a week. He even chastised his beloved Democrats for their actions on the Social Security issue. He was very reasonable and simply asked that they offer their own plan or solution to the problem. Then bang! On Sunday April 10, he had a Funky Winkerbean moment and fell noisily off the bias wagon. Tony Auth produced a hateful editorial-page cartoon lampooning...
  • Web of Conspiracies. False rumors go from fringe staff go mainstream-again and again.

    05/18/2004 7:03:21 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 49 replies · 1,502+ views
    NRO ^ | May 18, 2004, 8:36 a.m. | Michael Rubin
    On May 13, 2004, Senator Edward Kennedy berated Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz at the Senate Armed Services Committee, condemning "disaster after disaster" in U.S. Iraq policy. Well before the Abu Ghraib revelations, Kennedy has sought to transform Iraqi freedom from a philosophical and strategic issue into a partisan debate, without regard either to reality or result. On April 6, Kennedy called Iraq "George Bush's Vietnam." On March 5, 2004, Senator Edward Kennedy, speaking before the Council on Foreign Relations, took the president to task for allegedly exaggerating the threat posed by Iraq: "The evidence so far leads to...