Knight-Ridder Inc.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Have You Seen the Muffin, Man?

    ​"Cupcakes will be out and muffins will be in," a Central Market spokeswoman promised me in a recent e-mail heralding the grocery store's newest line of baked goods. "You heard it here first!" I'm all for dethroning cupcakes, but haven't muffins already had their moment? Even if Central Marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    The Top 10 People I'd Like To See Disappear From My Sports TV

    True story: Back in 2004 I was preparing to go to the Summer Olympics in Greece as a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In preparation for what was potentially a hostile, dangerous, terroristy, post-9/11 environment, all Knight-Ridder newspaper chain employees headed overseas were requi ... More >>

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    July 17, 2007

    "Hyper-Local" Web Site Now Owned by Seattle Media Company. Welcome to the Club!

    Congratulations to Mike Orren and Pegasus News, which has been acquired by Seattle-based Fisher Communications, a media company that owns some 27 media outlets in the Northwest. Financial terms haven't been disclosed yet, but they will be: Fischer's a high-priced NASDAQ-traded stock ($50.80, as of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    Up-and-Comer, Come and Gone?

    During an online chat today, Washington Post media writer (and CNN's Reliable Source) Howard Kurtz was asked to name the Top 10 newspaper in the country. You might recognize the name of one of 'em. (OK, all of them, but, c'mon, play along.) Washington, D.C.: Mr. Kurtz, in your column yesterday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2006

    Fake I.D.: Good for Business, Bad for Nation

    See, illegal immigration is good for business. A fascinating piece out of Knight-Ridder's Washington bureau outlines how forgers are making tens of millions--"and possibly billions"--selling counterfeit versions of official documets (including Social Security cards and driver's licenses) to some 12 ... More >>

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Eat My Briefs

    Plus: Attention Spanwich; Homesick

  • Culture

    June 19, 2003

    What's Left of the Dial

    One nonprofit helped save radio. Sort of. For now.

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Someplace Like Home

    Does Miami hold the key to solving Dallas' downtown homeless problem? Maybe, but it's a very expensive key.

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Urge to Merge

    Will Belo be bought? Yes. Or no. Either way, you won't be able to tell.

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Brave New World

    What's new, CueCat? A redesign, a rediscovery and re: layoffs.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Sleeping with the enemy

    Channel 11 and the Star-Telegram join forces against Channel 8 and the Morning News

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Slacking in style

    How skateboarder and surfer dude Tracy Feith wheeled out of Dallas to become the latest, hottest thing in haute couture

  • News

    October 2, 1997
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    March 20, 1997
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    March 7, 1996

    Feeling small

    Pat Buchanan ponders his puny conscience

  • News

    October 19, 1995