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Entries Tagged as 'Hearst Corporation'

Major Newspaper Purchases And Clicks For Hearst Connecticut Media

June 5th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

Hearst Connecticut Media owns the Connecticut Post as well as dailies in Danbury, Norwalk, Stamford and Greenwich. Add the New Haven Register and two other Connecticut dailies to the list. And Connecticut Magazine too. As former Mayor Bill Finch said often, “It’s all about the clicks.”

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Barf Bag! What’s The Deal With Hearst Newspapers Shameless Backpatting?

February 26th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Journalists deserve praise for breaking stories, but it’s vomit time when it becomes an institutionalized jerk off. Lately Hearst Newspapers, owner of the Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate and Danbury News-Times, has hauled out the arousal gel time and again.

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Fredericks In New York Post State Of Mind, Leaves Connecticut Post

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 […]

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Say Hello To Hearst’s Big Daddy, William R. Hearst III

January 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Hearst Newspapers, parent of the Connecticut Post, announced today the election of William R. Hearst III as chairman of the corporation. He’s the grandson of the company’s founder, William Randolph Hearst. It’s always nice to know the name of the big dog, instead of always barking at some lowly scribe about this and that. Check […]

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As Courant Loses Statewide Juice, Hearst Newspapers Becomes A Player

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 […]

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Gun Sales Rise In State

December 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

From Hearst Newspapers: Bridgeport, the state’s largest city, saw overall firearm sales triple to more than 1,200 this year, despite summertime marches against gun violence and a two-week-old gun buyback program. In Hartford, gun sales nearly doubled, jumping to 521 in 2012, from 215 in 2000. Read more: here.

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Study: States With Restrictive Gun Laws Have Lower Rates Of Violence

December 26th, 2012 · 3 Comments · News and Events

From Hearst Newspapers: Connecticut has more restrictions on gun ownership than most states, so gun-rights advocates argue the Dec. 14 schoolhouse massacre there illustrates the futility of gun control. But a new study by a San Francisco organization reaches the opposite conclusion: States with the most restrictive laws, including Connecticut and California, have lower rates […]

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State Launches Ayala Probe

December 20th, 2012 · 15 Comments · News and Events

From Brian Lockart, CT Post: State elections watchdogs are investigating whether legislator-elect Christina Ayala committed voter fraud and if her mother, Democratic Registrar Santa “Sandi” Ayala, enabled her to get away with it.

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