Jim Witt

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram Issues Mea Culpa for Obamacare Takedown

    This fall, as the growing stack of policy cancellations was giving the lie to Obama's ill-considered "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it" promise, newspaper editors across the country were simultaneously barking at reporters to dig up Obamacare horror stories, and fast. The Fort Wor ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Is Fort Worth's Star-Telegram Now a Newspaper Without a Home?

    Flickr user: QuesterMark‚ÄčJust got off the phone with Jim Witt, executive editor of the Star-Telegram, who pointedly did not deny this morning's hot rumor -- that the Fort Worth newspaper's building, which has been on the market since September 2008, has been sold and the staff told to work from ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Whitt's End: 4.10.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *What's more obtuse: That Iowa is now a more progressively liberal state than California, or that the Texas Rangers woke up this morning as the only undefeated team in the American League? *Feels like the ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    Whitt's End: 1.30.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *The Cowboys fined Martellus Bennett one game check for an obscenity-laced and offensive rap video. Interesting to see what they'll do to Anthony Spencer, who actually broke the law and got arrested. * ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    As News and Star-Telegram More or Less Merge, a Big Sports Shake-Up

    Few weeks back we mentioned that The Dallas Morning News and Star-Telegram would be doing some story-sharing in an effort to pinch a few pennies. Earlier this week, ex-News-er Jerome Weeks cited a few examples of how the papers had already started sharing copy -- though all the pieces mentioned were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    So, What, It's Now The Dallas-Fort Worth Morning Star-Telegram News?

    A Friend of Unfair Park sends along this story out of Fort Worth concerning the Star-Telegram's likely collaboration with rival The Dallas Morning News. Says Startlegram exec editor Jim Witt: "There is absolutely no intention of diluting the powerful individual brands of these two papers. We just wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    Startlegram to Redesign. Staff to Revolt, Or at Least Send Unhappy E-mails.

    It's not the best of vibes inside the Startlegram offices: The editors like a redesign that the writers can't stand. But you know writers -- bunch of know-it-all whiners, ain't we? In about four months, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram will go through yet another redesign. Already there's a prototype fl ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2004


    Budget woes leave DMN staffers uneasy

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    March 27, 2003

    Friendly Local Fascists

    Young conservatives get a little peeved

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    September 5, 2002


    One year later, local media struggle to make sense of the terrorist attacks--and their own coverage

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    May 16, 2002

    Dog Bites Belo

    How many lawyers does it take to make a media company a punch line?

  • Culture

    August 6, 1998

    Paper cut

    Randy Galloway decided to leave the Morning News for all the write reasons

  • News

    August 29, 1996
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    March 2, 1995
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    February 23, 1995
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    January 12, 1995

    Fast Times at UTA

    Ryan Amacher says he's leading the University of Texas at Arlington into a glorious future. But his critics fear his passion for pomp and party will run it into the ground.

  • News

    December 15, 1994