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The Future of Media?

Stan Simpson Cut from WTIC

Stan Simpson's radio show on WTIC has been cancelled. WTIC remarks that they simply could not afford to keep Stan on the air.  This is...

Conservative Comeback for Print

One Connecticut commentator is not sad to see the recent downturn in Connecticut's press rooms.  D. Dowd Muska charges that cutbacks at newspapers can provide...

Legislature to the Rescue?

A group of state legislators (as well as AG Blumenthal and Gov. Rell) are working with the Department of Economic and Community Development to...

Radio Takes a Hit

It appears as though local radio stations have reason to believe there is a target on their backs. MaryEllen Fillo reports that a few local...

Web-Based Watchdogs

Interesting article in the New York Times today regarding web-based news organizations - highlighting Connecticut's own news "guerrilla team": the New Haven Independent. The article relays...

NPR on the Upswing?

Via the Connecticut Gazetteer: Imagine that the ladder of "print" is getting slowly pulled up. Which mother ship is it getting pulled up into? We...

The Next Curry

Via the Connecticut Gazetter: The Courant has to hunt up a new left-leaning columnist to replace Bill Curry, who ended his column last Sunday. How...

More Print Cutbacks

The New Haven Register announced today that they are eliminating 20 jobs - 5 of which will be from their newsroom.   The newsroom cuts...

What is the Laurel Club?

The Laurel Club was an organization of Connecticut legislative reporters established in 1909.  It was formed "To foster cooperation among legislative newspapermen; to promote...