Lee Hancock

  • News

    March 15, 2012

    As Dallas Boarding Homes Struggle, City Hall Sits on its Hands

    Texas lawmakers gave cities the power to regulate homes for the mentally ill -- but so far, Dallas hasn't used it.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Dallas News Publisher, CEO Jim Moroney Addresses Tuesday's Newsroom Layoffs

    Among the 38 let go from the Dallas Morning News yesterday was Lee Hancock, who said her goodbyes on the DMNCuts website: "I am grateful for the fun it's mostly been. I hope for better, happier days for all who remain." It wasn't so long ago that the newspaper ran the ad you see above, celebrating s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    20/20 to Tackle "The Battle for 4949 Swiss"

    Mary Ellen Bendtsen signing a new will in a video that will appear on 20/20 Friday night​Perhaps you recall Lee Hancock's multiple-part series in The Dallas Morning News in 2006 concerning The Battle for 4949 Swiss; a riveting read for those in need of a refresher. On Friday, the local story goes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2009

    Schutze and Hancock, Sounds More Like a 1970s Cop Drama on ABC

    The biggest revelation to arise from Dr. J. Q. Lazarus Schütze's appearance on KERA-TV last night was that haircut and that suit -- quite fancy for a sex-tabloid worker! I'll let you watch Jim's Friday-night Think-off with Dallas Morning News'er Lee Hancock without further comment, though why ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    A Programming Reminder

    Yes, yes and yes to all those wondering if Dr. James Phoestus Schutze will still brighten up KERA-Channel 13's airwaves tonight at 7:30 with sand-in-the-levees talk. Says right here:WHAT'S ON TODAYTopicThe Trinity SagaGuestLee Hancock, Jim Schutze & Philip HaasDescriptionWhere does Dallas stand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2007

    Mong and Moroney to Staff: Yer Doin' a DMN Good Job

    Craig Flournoy and Tracy Everbach's highly critical Dallas Morning News review in the Columbia Journalism Review, first mentioned here Thursday, has prompted a response from the paper's Big Bosses, editor Bob Mong and publisher and chief executive officer Jim Moroney. Unfair Park was forwarded a mem ... More >>

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    September 8, 2006

    Downright Un-neighborly

    Nothing like a little morbid curiosity to boost a sale Big estate sale going on right now at 4949 Swiss Ave., subject of the recent series of stories in The Dallas Morning News, "Mary Ellen's Will: the battle for 4949 Swiss," by Lee Hancock, which I thought was really terrific stuff. Cars are ... More >>

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    August 18, 2006
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    August 17, 2006

    Schutze Reads DMN Story, Then Votes "No"

    Domingo Garcia said 10,000 Latinos registered to vote after April's mega-march. Uh, not so much. Sorry, my colleagues over in the youth wing at the Dallas Observer may pooh-pooh, but I think Lee Hancock's series on the Mary Ellen Bendtsen story (old lady on Swiss Avenue exploited by vultures) has be ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    At the Ripping Point

    Dallas' only daily finds itself losing a war for readers' eyeballs and the heart of its staff

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    February 13, 2003
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    May 18, 2000


    The turkey leg goes to...; Funny lady; Hanging on a KLIF; More epistles to the Jews; Dry summer days

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Let's talk about sects

    Why didn't the Morning News' Lee Hancock win a Pulitzer? Because of Jasper, Ronald King, and karma.