Next time you want to beg for coverage, praise coverage or complain about coverage at the Connecticut Post, there are two names to keep in mind: Jack Alcott and Ted Tompkins. They were named managing editor of content and production respectively this week. Alcott wrote on his Facebook page the other day: Yep, it’s official. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Barbara Roessner'
April 11th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
January 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It was a helluva three months for Bob Fredericks in his return to the Connecticut Post as managing editor–storm Sandy, election coverage and then helping direct Hearst Connecticut coverage of Sandy Hook shootings–but the veteran journalist says his heart may be in Bridgeport but his head is in Broadway. On Wednesday he completed his short stay back [...]
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, [...]
December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?
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July 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The Connecticut Post is part of Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s four daily newspapers. Bobbie Roessner will lead the editorial direction. Don’t ya just love canned corporate statements from journalists? From Hearst: Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and former managing editor of the Hartford Courant Bobbie Roessner has been named as editorial director of Hearst’s Connecticut Media [...]