Sherry Jacobson

  • News

    February 21, 2013

    CDC Offers Weak Numbers on West Nile Spraying

    Before we blanket ourselves with pesticides, we should clear some things up.

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    Angela Hunt Tells Council and City Manager of City's Permit Process: "I Hate to See the City Have a Hand in Shuttering Any Businesses."

    In response to DMN'er Sherry Jacobson's story about the city's frustrating permit process and its effect on neighborhood farmers markets, council member Angela Hunt has requested the investigation of the permitting processes in other cities so the city council can consider changes as soon as possib ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.03.09

    "We did not know that they didn't have a state license for their processing facility. We were not aware that the state was not aware they were there." (Greg Ingham, Plainview city manager, on the Peanut Corporation of America plant closure following a salmonella outbreak. The state of Texas has no i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Food For Thought 2.17.09

    "The burden is on the company to make sure they are complying with any local, state and federal regulations that apply to food manufacturing. Naturally, that's not reassuring to the public. But we don't have people driving up and down roads looking for places like this." (Doug McBride of the Texas D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2007

    CJR to DMN: You Kinda Suck

    Yesterday morning, I found in my in-box this Columbia Journalism Review story about The Dallas Morning News -- specifically, about the state o' Dallas' Only Daily in the wake of the 2004 and '06 layoffs that reduced the newsroom staff by 30 percent. The piece -- penned by former News-ers turned loca ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 26, 2006

    It's a Crime How There's No Crime

    Read over the weekend that Sherry Jacobson, Metro columnist at The Dallas Morning News, had an explanation for why Dallas tops the FBI's list of crime-ridden cities: We're just too good at reporting our crimes. So, see, no reason to pay attention to the F.B.I.; no reason to even look at the Total Cr ... More >>

  • News

    May 18, 2006


    The Morning News boldly goes where everyone's gone before

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2006

    Jim, the Mayor Calls It "Lazy" and "Stupid"

    The Dallas Morning News has started a blog just for its columnists. They're calling it "Bold Types," which is a very cool name. That makes the Morning News columnists sound like movie stars. I feel like a damn schlub. All I ever get to do is contribute to this blog, with a crappy little byline at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2006

    Too Much Information

    Well, the blogster microscope has really drilled down into the cellular structure of the story involving Mayor Laura Miller, her AMR Corp. stock and alleged conflict of interest, and Dallas Morning News reporter Dave Levinthal. Now we've got detailed accounts, via e-mail, from everyone involved--inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2006

    Where's the Quo?

    At the risk of feeling dirty--and not in a good way--I'm going to part company from Jim Schutze and Morning News columnist Sherry Jacobson and, ick, take the mayor's side in the whole Dave Levinthal/AMR stock tempest. Jacobson this morning picked up on a point made by Schutze on Unfair Park yesterd ... More >>

  • News

    September 1, 2005


    The Morning News puts it all together

  • News

    January 28, 1999
  • News

    December 28, 1995

    Talking trouble

    Sam Krasniqi's rage boils over and gets him indicted