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The House Speaker's $165,000 Man

Whatever you're making as a reporter in Connecticut, chances are it's not close to the salary of  House Speaker Chris Donovan's Communications Director .

Take the day off. Actually, take the week…

That's what employees at The Day of New London were told to do this morning. Management has announced mandatory weeklong furloughs without pay...

Please Prove Us Wrong

Has Connecticut's AM talk radio become the sole province of right-leaning white males? We're talking about locally-generated shows. One of our favorite smaller radio...

The Valley Press is Born

It's not all doom and gloom in Connecticut local media. We would be remiss if we did not applaud Melissa Marinan for starting The...

Movement at The Courant

Features Editor Naedine Hazell is the new editor of courant.com, replacing Jeanne Leblanc who left earlier this month. Gina Seay, who was number two...

CNN's D.L. Hughley at Quinnipiac

As part of Quinnipaic University's celebration of Black History Month, Comedian D.L. Hughley will speak on Thursday, February 5. The lecture will start at...

Mika & Gayle & Some WFSB Memories on "Morning Joe"

In advance of  a Gayle King interview today with Governor Blago, Mika Brzezinski of  MSNBC's "Morning Joe"      interviewed Gayle. You may enjoy the  mid-90s...

Why Newspapers Matter

We are reminded that a Hartford Courant story triggered the investigation of Mayor Eddie Perez. Dan Goren wrote a piece two years ago about...

Still Going for The Shot

Three of Connecticut's longest-serving and best photographers covered Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez yesterday: Bob Child of the AP, Tim Wright of WTNH and Jim...

Feeling Burned by Eddie Perez

Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez was chatting live on the radio one day...and reporting to state police barracks the next. WNPR's John Dankosky blogs about...