WV Senator Capito waits for her instructions on how she should respond
Former national security adviser John Bolton announced in a statement that he is willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Bolton, who was ousted in September, has been a key figure in the impeachment inquiry. Multiple witnesses in the House impeachment inquiry testified that . . .
Awards, reader favorites, and reader numbers
Each year in early January, I review the previous year’s blog posts and assess my reader numbers.
Since most of my media concerns are local, I give-out yearly awards in three categories: worst news story, worst editorial, and worst column.
2019 Worst News Story Award
This category . . .
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Our local Ogden papers ignore the latest news on the continuing Bransfield scandal
On Sunday evening, the Washington Post published another report in its continuing investigation of the Bransfield scandal. (See previous post.) This article examined the controversies surrounding the Diocese of West Virginia’s sale of the former bishop’s home in Wheeling. The article appeared in the Post’s Monday edition. Additionally, the . . .
This time it looks at questions surrounding the sale of his property
Set for publication in tomorrow's Washington Post is yet another report in its continuing investigation of the scandals surrounding the former bishop of the West Virginia diocese:
Disgraced bishop spent $4.6 million on mansion that sold for only $1.2 million
After Bishop Michael J. . . .
Today’s Wheeling News-Register sort-of covers Trump and the whistleblower
This morning’s Wheeling New-Register carries most of an AP report on Trump’s outing of the whistleblower. Unfortunately, the last quarter of article was not included. Among that which is missing from this morning’s paper is the following:
Michael . . .
Outing the whistleblower and once again demonstrating his lack of class
Trump outs the whistleblower
From CNN reporter, Manu Raju:
Trump, just before midnight on the Friday after Christmas, retweeted a tweet that singled out the alleged whistleblower by name to his nearly 68 million followers— Manu Raju (@mkraju) December 28, 2019
Here's more about the source of Trump's information . . .
Yet another reason to call the Wheeling Intelligencer a “newspaper”
Yesterday, the Washington Post released the Vatican report on former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield. (See next post down.) This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer covered some of the findings of the document in a front-page article attributed to "staff reports." Much of the article quotes directly from the report – that makes sense . . .