Yesterday The Dallas Morning News published an editorial written in a style that I, as a journalist and one-time editorial writer, could only describe as screaming hissy fit The newspaper is incredibly pissed off because a recycling yard they've been trying to run out of business for the las ... More >>
Robert DecherdDon't tell Dallas Morning News bigwigs that the newspaper business is in trouble: The A.H. Belo-owned Providence Journal reports this afternoon that Chairman Robert Decherd, Publisher Jim Moroney, President John McKeon and Chief Financial Officer Alison Engel made out pretty, pretty ... More >>
A slide from Eric Corey Freed's presentation. Also, a lesser-known Prince song.Whilst Daniel and Sam wrap up some end-o'-day items, let's direct our attention to the follow-up videos that follow, all which I found on Vimeo today. It's quite the hodgepodge.But let's begin with Jim Moroney, publish ... More >>
Late this morning, Dallas Morning News editor Bob Mong called Unfair Park to discuss, at great length, Wednesday's memo in which Mong formalized what he refers to in the missive as "business/news integration," which involves some section editors reporting directly to advertising-side general mana ... More >>
Last month, while working on this profile of Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa, I met DISD board of trustees president Jack Lowe for coffee at the La Madeline by SMU. Lowe, as you may recall, said upon the revelation of the district's initial $64-million budget short ... More >>
Robert Decherd Seeking Alpha has posted the transcript of yesterday's conference call during which A. H. Belo Corporation execs, including chairman Robert Decherd and Dallas Morning News publisher Jim Moroney, chatted with three analysts concerning the company's second-quarter earnings. But, of cour ... More >>
On Wednesday, Dallas Morning News staffers could begin accepting the newspaper's buyout offers, and they did so in droves; some 80 staffers have taken the parting gift, among them some high-profile arts critics, reporters and editors. They've been named here and here, but those lists aren't necessar ... More >>
The DMN should lose the muzzle it has on TV critic Ed Bark
Could the proposed Cowboys stadium spell the end for Smirnoff MusicCentre?
Buzz sheds a tear for 2003
Will Belo be bought? Yes. Or no. Either way, you won't be able to tell.