Update on Ogden Newspaper's Aspen Times problems
Locally-based Ogden Newspapers legally acquired the Aspen Times earlier this year as part of its purchase of Swift Communications. (I wrote about it here). Last month, the paper became the story as local politicians and citizens reacted to its handling of a lawsuit. (See here).
Lately, I have not seen much on the controversy from . . .
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If the children are our future, we are in deep trouble
We’re losing our best teachers
Kentucky Teacher of the Year leaves job thanks to anti-gay harassment and abuse https://t.co/OvMK3A45s4— Beatrice Lacy (@BeatriceLacy) July 7, 2022
MN teacher of the year joins KY teacher of the year in leaving the classroom. For different reasons, . . .
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Judge strikes down WV’s voucher law
From the AP:
A judge in West Virginia's capital struck down a law on Wednesday that would have funneled state money into a program that incentivized families to pull their children out of K-12 public schools. . . .
Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Joanna Tabit ruled that the Hope Scholarship voucher program, which . . .
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Answer: A three-year-old editorial, an op-ed that hasn’t changed much in ten years, and the thoughts of a self-righteous Ohio legislator
Question: What can I find on today’s Wheeling Intelligencer’s editorial page?
Today’s only Wheeling Intelligencer editorial, “Freedom Is Key To Independence,” has made the rounds of at least twenty Ogden’s newspapers since 2019. The editorial is cliched and predictable; my hunch is that few readers actually made it all the way through this long, by Ogden standards, editorial. It does take up lots . . .
Former WV Republican Delegate Derrick Evans: “A good person . . . caught up in a moment”?!
From an AP report in the Wheeling Intelligencer on June 23:
Ex-West Virginia Lawmaker Sentenced to 3 Months for Role in Capitol Riot
A former West Virginia lawmaker who livestreamed himself on Facebook storming the U.S. Capitol and cheering on what he described as a “revolution” was . . .
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Two guests discuss yesterday’s January 6 hearing on WV Metro News (with 7/1 update)
This listener did not learn much
This morning, two of the segments on WV Metro’s “Talkline” featured guests who discussed yesterday’s January 6 hearing.
Guy Lewis: no balance and little disclosure
Here’s the clip:
Were there any additional problems created by former President Donald Trump from the testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson? Guy Lewis, Former U.S. . . .
What’s happening at Ogden Newspapers?
Problems continue to pile-up at the Aspen Times
Robert Nutting’s Wheeling-based Ogden Newspapers obtained the Aspen Times at the end of November as part of its purchase of Swift Communications. (I wrote about it here.) Since then, the paper has had problems and recently, Colorado College journalism professor Corey Hutchins wrote about some of them:
Six months after Ogden . . .
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