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, […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tom Baden'
December 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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:
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 […]