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Entries Tagged as 'John DeAugustine'

Surfin’ Safari! Veteran Post Reporter Sues Employer, Claims Age Discrimination

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, […]

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CT Post Sweetens City News Coverage

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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Post Editorial Board Endorses Yes Vote

November 5th, 2012 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events

The Editorial Board of the Connecticut Post is supporting Mayor Bill Finch’s shout out to voters to empower him to appoint members to the Board of Education. The Post commentary declares: “Finch wants to be answerable for the schools? Then make him so. Here’s the chance to establish accountability, to eliminate any excuse for not […]

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The Tricky Relationship Between The Post And Mayor’s Office

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 […]

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Mayor’s Office Issues “Call To Action” Against Connecticut Post–Wood Takes Post To Woodshed For “Inaccurate And Misleading” Coverage

August 10th, 2012 · 78 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

An email issued on Wednesday by Mayor Bill Finch’s Chief of Staff Adam Wood to business and governmental leaders takes a bite out of the Connecticut Post claiming its coverage of the city is “hurtful to all of our efforts to improve our city.” Wood’s email, in particular, takes issue with Post columnist Keila Torres […]

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CT Post Editorial Board Walks Back Scribes’ Misplaced Criticism Of Bass Pro Shops

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 […]

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CT Post Endorses Finch

September 19th, 2011 · 32 Comments · City Politics

The Connecticut Post Editorial Board endorsed Mayor Bill Finch in its Sunday hardcopy edition. The voting members of the editorial board include Publisher John DeAugustine, Editor Tom Baden, Editorial Page Editor Michael Daly, Assistant Editorial Page Editor Hugh Bailey and Photo Editor Catherine Zuraw. Opening paragraph to Post endorsement followed by link to the editorial:

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