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Buyer Found!

It appears as though the New Britain Herald and Bristol Press have been saved.  An offer to buy the two papers has been accepted. ...

Must Read

A must read article from Governing magazine that highlights our very own Capitol press corps and whether newspapers can be replaced/supplemented by websites that...

Missing Mayor Mike

Please read the caption - it's classic Mike Peters. This photo was taken one day after he was elected Mayor of Hartford in November, 1993. ...

Media Darwinism

Much of what we will inevitably focus on here at The Laurel is the rise of the New Media in Connecticut.  That is, the...

Diane & Colin's Last Broadcasts

Remember the scene in "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" when Tom, Huck and Joe are presumed dead, but are actually in the back of...

We're Losing Colin McEnroe, too….

...but hopefully he will find another home, or another time-slot, as he did after WTIC foolishly cancelled his 10 am show more than a...

Broadcasting Veteran Diane Smith Let Go by WTIC-AM

The news from WTIC-AM couldn't be much worse. In what may be only the first lay-off of high-profile talent at WTIC-AM in Hartford, morning...

Newspaper Auction

Talks between state legislators and the Commissioner of Economic Development have not materialized any offers for the Bristol Press and New Britain Herald. According to...

WTNH Layoffs

The New Haven Indpendent's Paul Bass is reporting that WTNH has eliminated over 22 jobs within the past few weeks. Probably of little consolation to...

"Congratulations. And condolences."

Interesting article from the New York Times Magazineabout Obama's press secretary Robert Gibbs who may have the worst best job in America.