The Columbia Journalism Review
If A Tree Falls In Ohio...
December 10, 2012
The announcement that the Cleveland Plain Dealer will cut a third of its staff again raises the question: What will fill the void, in Ohio and beyond?
Would Duke Cunningham Get Away With It Today?
June 11, 2012
Not long ago, I wrote in this space about the discouraging fact that no Ohio newspapers had taken the minimal time needed to uncover the FBI’s investigation I stumbled across into highly suspect campaign contributions from employees of a Canton company to a Republican congressman and Senate candidate in Ohio.
And just like that, the News of the World is gone. Never mind that Rupert Murdoch’s racy tabloid was the best-selling and most profitable weekly in Britain, with a circulation of some 2.6 million.