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Pereira: News 12 Reporter Employs Favorable Bias Toward Ganim And Bradley

July 17th, 2018 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Media, News and Events, State Politics

Does veteran News 12 reporter Frank Recchia blur the lines of political activity and on-air fairness? School board member Maria Pereira asserts in this commentary Recchia’s outright bias in favor of Mayor Joe Ganim and Board of Education member Dennis Bradley, the Democratic-endorsed candidate for state senator in the 23rd District.

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Former CT Post Building Sells For More Than $1 Million

June 13th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, Media, News and Events

The former Connecticut Post building at 410 State Street Downtown has been sold to a New York City investor. The building had been owned by Hearst Connecticut Media which has the largest digital footprint in Connecticut owning daily newspapers from New Haven to Greenwich including many weekly publications. Much of the Post operation has been […]

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Herbst Issues Debate Challenge

May 23rd, 2018 · 12 Comments · Media, News and Events, State Politics

From the Herbst campaign: GOP gubernatorial candidate and former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst today called on his fellow Republican gubernatorial hopefuls to agree to a series of at least 10 debates.

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OIB Among Hyperlocal News Sites Reshaping Media

March 31st, 2018 · 2 Comments · City Politics, Media, News and Events

Holy cow, more reading for holy weekend. Even OIB. From Phil Hall, Fairfield County Business Journal. In 2007, Lennie Grimaldi was offered the opportunity to run a Bridgeport-focused hyperlocal news website under the aegis of the Fairfield County Weekly, a publication owned by the Tribune Company. Grimaldi, a former journalist and one-time spokesman for Donald […]

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Courant Gets Viggy With It

February 13th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events, State Politics

Hearst Connecticut Media, owner of the Connecticut Post and a number of other southern Connecticut newspapers, has successfully poached key Hartford Courant staffers in recent months. The Courant has returned fire, hiring away Neil Vigdor, one of the top political reporters in the state, as media outlets ramp up political coverage of the 2018 gubernatorial […]

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Scribe Poaching Continues–Hearst Media Should Just Buy The Hartford Courant

January 4th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

What Connecticut media outlet enjoys the most influence in the state? For decades it was the Hartford Courant. But Hearst Connecticut Media has moved in with some sharp elbows, poaching respected Courant staffers, now poised for a deeper digital readership footprint in Connecticut backed by eight daily newspapers including the Connecticut Post. The media outlet […]

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They Once Composed A Newspaper Here–The Reality Of Corporate Journalism

November 26th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

Just about everything has a shelf life in every day use: typewriter, phonograph, 8-track player, the newspaper. Okay okay, some hardcopy newspapers are still among the living mostly as a complement to the on-line presence where most of the clicks and advertising presence sustains corporate journalism. In the old days, we called them family-run newspapers […]

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Hardy Har Haar–Hearst Media Poaches Veteran Courant Columnist In Readership Footprint Expansion

October 9th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

It used to be the Hartford Courant had the cachet to poach seasoned journalists. The newspaper powerhouse now has a rival that may very well surpass its digital readership footprint in Hearst Connecticut Media, owners of all daily newspapers from Greenwich to New Haven, as well as the Danbury News-Times, Middletown Press and Connecticut Magazine. […]

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