A Grapevine ad agency is accusing WFAA of throwing its weight around and scuttling a relationship with its biggest client. Ann Page-Cahill of AP Commnications filed suit against WFAA's parent company, Belo Corp. and her former client, Baylor Health Care system in district court Tuesday, claiming Bay ... More >>
Sometimes I think the dumbest people to talk to about the newspaper business are newspaper people, of which I am one, obviously. Is it possible to scream blindness? David Carr, The New York Times's media columnist -- one of the few media reporters on whose word I truly hang, often -- has a piece in ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThat hotel victory is the gift that keeps on giving.While his political future remains unclear, Mayor Tom Leppert raised a combined $243,000 in donations in the first half of this year, according to campaign finance reports filed yesterday. Meanwhile, his officeholder account a ... More >>
On Tuesday morning, Belo Corp. released its third-quarter financials ("total revenue decreased 17.7 percent"), then followed up its press release with a conference call with analysts. During the chat, Michael Meltz of J.P. Morgan asked Dunia Shive, the president and CEO of WFAA-Channel 8's parent ... More >>
Maybe you just forgot -- it's been a few years -- but there's supposed to be a Belo Garden downtown.Said the city's own time line back in '07, the Belo Garden downtown should have been completed by ... let's see ... last month, matter of fact. And revised guesstimates last summer set the start da ... More >>
Tom Huang, a Dallas Morning News assistant managing editor and Poynter Institute ethics and diversity fellow, posted this morning an essay titled "Living with Layoffs at the Dallas Morning News," which speaks for itself. This excerpt seems particularly relevant a week after A.H. Belo Corp. laid off ... More >>
On Monday, Ed Bark noted that WFAA-Channel 8 has hired Kristin Mitchell as a co-host on Good Morning Texas -- making that show a threesome now, as the former St. Louis anchor joins a set already populated by Gary Cogill and Amy Vanderoef. A Friend of Unfair Park is not impressed with B ... More >>
The Dallas Morning News says in an editorial today that voters should support a half-billion-dollar taxpayer-owned hotel downtown near the convention center and reject a ballot proposal next May that would stop the city from building it. The News says people shouldn't worry about whether we're head ... More >>
As Mayor Tom Leppert pushes for a convention center hotel, critics demand more details and less tax money. At least, those who haven't been silenced do.
Popular sandwich meat, rhymes with Moroney
Buzz fills in the details of Belo's class action lawsuit--sort of
Dallas' only daily finds itself losing a war for readers' eyeballs and the heart of its staff
Decherd and the boys get downtown. Miller gets the crown.
Laura Miller's husband orders a shift for City Hall
We just don't want to get caught inside after dark
What will The Dallas Morning News look like when you wake up in 2010? If Editor Bob Mong has his way, it'll be the best damn paper the 'burbs will buy.
Our mayor joins the Beloans to gang up on the little people
Bobby D puts his complaints in writing
Buzz looks back on 2001 and proves once again that the boy just ain't normal
A new survey confirms Channel 8 is slipping in the standings that count
CueCat was a little like a mule with a spinning wheel--so says Dallas' own Lyle Lanley
The Morning News ends its battle in Arlington with a whimper
Is Burl going? Is Cuban going nuts? Answers follow.
The Star-Telegram got its exclusive the old-fashioned way--they asked for it
Buzz hacks through the past in search of the cool cats and fools of the year that was
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An appeals court says Robert Riggs and Belo were the bad guys, not Dan Peavy
Bark, don't bite
Mission improbable; Whistling Dixie
The U.S. attorney general accuses WFAA of violating anti-wiretapping laws in the Peavy case
The official word from the DMN on its arena investment