If this bill passes it would save city taxpayers more than $100,000. From Jeff Cohen, WNPR. A bill that would allow towns and cities to publish full public notices online and not in newspapers is making its way through the legislature. Municipal advocates say it could save them money and is more efficient. But as [...]
Entries Categorized as 'Media'
May 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Media, News and Events
Tags: Hartford Courant
April 23rd, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events
On April 23, 1987, one of the worst construction accidents occurred on Washington Avenue just off the Route 25-8 Connector Downtown. OIB correspondent John Gilmore reflects on that day when he was a scribe for the Bridgeport Post, predecessor of the Connecticut Post. On April 23, 1987 I was in Boston attending an awards ceremony [...]
January 2nd, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media
It used to be the Hartford Courant was the dominant media force in Connecticut and then there was everyone else. No more. The Courant is now a splinter of its former self, like so many newspaper outlets around the country, as its parent Tribune Co. www.tribune.com emerges from bankruptcy with a plan to recast itself [...]
December 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events
Veteran Connecticut Post reporter Anne Amato, still on the payroll, is suing the Hearst Corporation, the paper’s owner, for picking on old scribes. Is this grounds for a discrimination lawsuit? Seems like a bunch of grizzled scribes, in a sea of younger journalists, are still around and still producing for the Post. Amato claims, however, [...]
October 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events, State Politics
From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: When Republican Linda McMahon joins New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at rallies in Stamford, Waterbury and Glastonbury Monday, it will be the first time her U.S. Senate campaign has widely publicized her schedule in four weeks.
August 12th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Media
A few days ago the mayor’s office declared war against the Connecticut Post in an eblast to the business community condemning the paper for coverage “hurtful to all of our efforts to improve our city.” One way to rally support against a media concern is to win over the folks who invest advertising dollars. So [...]
July 31st, 2012 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events
Dudes, Bass Pro Shops is part of the solution, not the problem! The Connecticut Post has taken a lot of heat the last few days for demonizing Bass Pro Shops, a leading outdoor retailer slated as the anchoring tenant for the Steel Point redevelopment area, in light of the wave of gun violence in the [...]