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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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What, City Coverage? Ink Transfusion At The Connecticut Post

July 18th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media

Does it appear to you the Connecticut Post has stepped up its coverage of the state’s largest city? The Post’s inch line devotion to Bridgeport had appeared so naked in recent years you could drop a thong across its coverage. Seems lately we’re getting more than a sneak peek.

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Post Editor Tom Baden Leaving To Join Sister Paper

July 4th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Media, News and Events

Connecticut Post Editor Tom Baden is now editor of The News-Times, a sister paper of the Post that serves the Danbury area. Hearst Connecticut Media’s Editorial Director David McCumber will supervise the Post’s editorial direction until a new editor is named. From the Post: Thomas Baden, editor of the Connecticut Post for the last four […]

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Keila’s New Assignment Has Pols Applauding The Post

April 23rd, 2012 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Keila Torres Ocasio did a nice job covering Bridgeport, the one CT Post reporter that chronicled the state’s largest city full time. Yes, the Connecticut Post had just one scribe covering Bridgeport full time. Incredible. No full-time City Hall reporter, however. Keila covered everything Bridgeport. The Post brings in scribes from here and there to cover […]

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Is The Connecticut Post Reviving Bridgeport Coverage?

January 17th, 2012 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment

In the hardcopy edition of Sunday’s Connecticut Post two stories above the fold featuring the state’s largest city screamed nearly the entire front page: “Bridgeport in shock,” a story about residents mourning the shooting death of 14-year-old Justin Thompson and “Can city workers win city contracts?” referencing the investigation of the city’s construction management and Minority Business Enterprise programs that […]

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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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Hey CT Post, How About Covering Bridgeport!

December 9th, 2010 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media

How long will Hearst Newspapers publish the Connecticut Post in print? “Long enough to publish our obituaries,” cracked Mark Aldam, executive vice president and deputy group head of Hearst Newspapers. It was a pretty good line, almost like Aldam expected the question about print news mortality posed by Ann Nyberg, News 8 WTNH anchor at the Bridgeport Regional […]

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Post It Notes, Plus: The Budget

April 6th, 2009 · 24 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Media

Intriguing changes at the Connecticut Post. Long-time Editorial Page Editor Steve Winters is retiring after roughly 35 years with the paper in a variety of roles. Steve will be replaced officially in a week or so by Michael Daly, the paper’s managing editor, the number-two position in the news operation after Editor Tom Baden. Winters is […]

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