The Wheeling Alternative

All Categories: joe manchin(100) david mckinley(100) wheeling newspapers(86) shelley moore capito(83) trump presidency(81) war on coal(75) donald trump(75) mike myer(65) wheeling intelligencer(60) patrick morrisey(60) coal(59) intelligencer editorial(55) hillary clinton(55) wheeling intelligencer editorial(50) climate change(41) wheeling news-register editorial(39) murray energy(35) gun control(34) wheeling news-register(32) obama(32) news-register editorial(31) robert murray(30) jim justice(29) anti-clinton bias(28) trump administration(28) ogden newspaper bias(27) trumpcare(25) fracking(25) obamacare(24) wheeling newspaper biases(24) ogden newspapers(23) michael myer(23) don blankenship(22) town hall meetings(22) bill cole(20) epa(20) evan jenkins(19) republican legislature(19) wv legislature(18) intelligencer propaganda(16) sinclair broadcasting(14) wheeling newspaper ethics(14) wv politics(13) ogden favorite(13) intelligencer(13) ryan ferns(13) wv teachers(13) mac warner(13) racism(12) wv drug problems(12) it's all obama's fault(11) republican candidates(11) bishop bransfield(11) ogden newspaper hypocricy(11) charleston gazette-mail(11) gordon gee(11) news on the cheap(11) wv supreme court judges(11) republican tax reform(11) newspapers on the cheap(11) wheeling newspaper hypocrisy(11) alternative energy(10) wv governor race(10) umwa(10) ethical journalism(10) koch(10) fair and balanced(10) yesterday's news tomorrow(10) wtov(9) john oliver(9) fox news(9) kendra fershee(9) west virginians(9) bernie sanders(9) natural gas(9) pittsburgh pirates(9) right-to-work(9) blankenship trial(8) renewables(8) 2018 wv senate race(8) republican presidential candidates(8) obamacare replacement(8) china and west virginia(8) morrisey(8) vendetta(8) murray coal(8) teacher unions(7) west virginia university(7) bob nutting(7) electricity costs(7) john kasich(7) mountaintop removal(7) republicans vs. democrats(7) coal ash(7) 2018 wv senatorial election(7) doug reynolds(7) wtrf(7) intelligencer headlines(7) alpha natural resources(7) trump border wall(7) polls(7) clean coal(7) opioids(6) bill johnson(6) fact checking(6) astroturf(6) u.s. energy policy(6) brett kavanaugh(6) plagiarism(6) west virginia legislature(6) fake news(6) fox guarding hen house(6) western coal(6) clean power plan(6) medicaid(6) jeff kessler(6) misleading headlines(6) religious freedom bill(6) pro-trump coverage(5) west virginia health care(5) education(5) wheeling newspaper hypocricy(5) deathmatch(5) west virginia economy(5) political correctness(5) robin capehart(5) sports betting(5) republican senatorial primary(5) mueller investigation(5) wv taxes(5) charter schools(5) trump criticism(5) brent benjamin(5) money in politics(5) appalachian sterotype(5) global warming(5) discrimination(5) liberals(5) andrew wheeler(5) mitch mcconnell(5) dumbest editorial award(5) worst editorial of the year award(5) wv stereotype(5) west virginia state government(5) blood on the mountain(4) mckinley(4) west liberty university(4) coal wars(4) capito(4) immigration(4) peabody energy(4) iran(4) wv jobs(4) coal propaganda(4) drugs(4) scalia replacement(4) democratic presidential candidates(4) darrell mcgraw(4) community newspaper(4) ryan weld(4) republican national convention(4) rob portman(4) russians and trump(4) intelligencer hypocrisy(4) betsy devos(4) climate change polls(4) trump budget(4) miner retirement(4) guns(4) scott pruitt(4) nobel peace prize(4) steven allen adams(4) ogden self-promotion(4) ogden bias(4) wv education(4) trump racism(4) west virginia republican party(4) trump(4) full disclosure(3) imperial president(3) budget cuts to social programs(3) the onion(3) pope francis(3) david zatezalo(3) william ihlenfeld(3) medicare(3) wv republicans(3) umw(3) ted cruz(3) dreamers(3) msha(3) impeachment(3) wv flooding(3) bethesda(3) charlottesville(3) baseball on the cheap(3) wheeling new-register editorial(3) executive action(3) severance tax(3) abortion(3) iraq(3) concealed carry(3) wv aclu(3) pro-trump bias(3) patrick buchanan(3) worst editorial of 2019(3) most unethical editorial award(3) jeff sessions(3) patricia rucker(3) political cartoons(3) wilbur ross(3) little blue run(3) breitbart(3) west virginia's future(3) west virginia 2017 budget(3) huckabee(2) integrity fee(2) hilary clinton(2) wv mining disasters(2) alexander acosta(2) robert byrd(2) sexual harassment(2) the iraq war(2) green new deal(2) tariffs(2) first energy(2) charleston gazette(2) west virginia stereotype(2) james comey(2) millennials(2) booth goodwin(2) west virginia history(2) associated press(2) united mine workers(2) james van nostrand(2) benghazi(2) alec(2) trump west virginia(2) planned parenthood(2) secretary of education(2) wind energy(2) popular posts(2) civility(2) omnibus funding bill(2) worst article of the year award(2) climate change denier(2) american chemical council(2) alex mooney(2) epipen(2) trump twitter(2) ferc(2) 2019 government shutdown(2) ken ward jr(2) michael flynn(2) vouchers(2) sunday wheeling news-register(2) alt right(2) black lung(2) 2017 summer recess(2) nra(2) kellyanne conway(2) wheeling hospital(2) trump stuff you can't make up(2) trump tv(2) cults(2) water quality(2) anti-muslim attacks(2) concern trolling(2) freedom of speech(2) 2020 democratic presidential candidates(2) tpp(2) mass media(2) miners protection act(2) wv public broadcasting(2) pittsburgh post-gazette(2) north korea(2) 2017 awards(1) barry goldwater(1) federal budget(1) rick perry(1) gazette-mail bankruptcy(1) refugee crisis(1) fcc(1) net neutrality(1) death of newspaper(1) environmental films(1) alaska(1) anti-semitism(1) 2018 elections(1) comments(1) mccarthyism(1) blogging(1) mark curtis(1) the health plan(1) wv unemployment(1) obama white house(1) roseanne barr(1) ovmc closing(1) freudian slip(1) west virginia wilder(1) heroin(1) cbo(1) u.s. deficit(1) ohio state(1) wv business climate(1) cnbc survey(1) jim jordan(1) rant(1) mountain valley pipeline(1) atlantic coast pipeline(1) tim armstead(1) voter suppression(1) air travel(1) richard ojeda(1) wheeling police(1) syria(1) erickson(1) school shootings(1) national education association(1) veterans(1) riley moore(1) quid pro quo(1) michael cohen(1) plastic bags(1) benwood bridge(1) canary in the coal mine(1) ohio politics(1) 2018 awards(1) mike folk(1) john prine(1) ethics(1) media ethics(1) bluefield state college(1) covington(1) americans for prosperity(1) grassroots leadership academy(1) eric porterfield(1) pat mcgeehan(1) local news(1) coal companies(1) sherrod brown(1) ogden online poll(1) paul manafort(1) low-information voter(1) ogden stenography(1) lgbt(1) charleston(1) william barr(1) beto o rourke(1) evangelicals for trump(1) bipartisanship(1) michelle malkin(1) ilhan omar(1) vawa(1) elizabeth warren(1) newt gingrich(1) automation(1) investment in coal(1) jeb bush(1) worst column of 2019(1) lgbtq(1) capito reelection editorial(1) lugar bipartisan index(1) storage hub(1) little blue(1) keystone pipeline(1) china(1) social security(1) sex trafficking(1) kkk(1) joe biden(1) sierra club(1) ogden holiday editions(1) poverty(1) lng(1) tax foundation(1) jack yost(1) coal company bankruptcy(1) democratic party(1) wv democratic party(1) superdelegates(1) biased research(1) wheeling area media(1) aclu(1) due process(1) tax rates(1) aarp(1) radical islam(1) flag burning(1) beth walker(1) solar energy(1) heather bresch(1) events(1) chris regan(1) conflict of interest(1) hurricane matthew(1) bill clinton(1) self-promotion(1) self-disclosure(1) pat buchanan(1) al gore(1) flint(1) third-party candidates(1) super pac(1) rewriting history(1) stephen bannon(1) trump foundation(1) dumbest column award(1) voter id(1) rounding up the usual suspects(1) poverty porn(1) methane(1) tyler county(1) cyberbullying(1) ethics committee(1) rex tillerson(1) exxon(1) martin luther king(1) stereotypes(1) alternate facts(1) terrorism(1) twitter news(1) blame obama(1) a charlie brown christmas(1) mike pence(1) stream protection rule(1) teach for america(1) pelosi quote(1) ultra-liberals(1) city of wheeling(1) eqt(1) internet service provider(1) medical marijuana(1) wheeling jesuit university(1) wv board of education(1) liberal blame(1) jared kushner(1) jim lees(1) buffalo creek(1) sec(1) new media(1) paula swearengin(1) obama's fault(1) gary cohn(1) paris agreement(1) move(1) coal subsidies(1) local sports coverage(1) hurricane harvey(1) boris epshteyn(1) sexual assault(1) clean water bill(1) test scores(1) epa pr(1) metronews poll(1) casey junkins(1) ethane storage(1) conspiracy theories(1) rush limbaugh(1) single payer(1) mepco(1) football culture wars(1) election security(1) cybersecurity(1) john conyers(1) blake farenhold(1) franking(1) main studio rule(1) gil white(1) media matters(1) roy moore(1) wv employers(1) chip(1) kathleen hartnett-white(1) trump supporters(1) mercatus center(1) ogden national debt editorial(1) national debt(1) fake editorial(1) 2018 budget(1) public access(1) wvu(1) patriot coal(1) alexander hamilton(1) 2017 wrap-up(1) 2017 favorites(1) home

Huntington Herald-Dispatch makes winning bid for the Charleston Gazette-Mail

Instead, Ogden Newspapers buys Virginia newspaper chain

From WV Metro News earlier today:

Ogden Newspapers is out as a bidder for the Charleston Gazette-Mail, leaving Huntington’s Herald-Dispatch as the apparent new owner of West Virginia’s Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper. . . .

Ogden, which owns newspapers in several West Virginia cities, had been considered the stalking horse, . . .

Read More

March 08, 2018

Pending sale of the Charleston Gazette-Mail

The Washington Post's coverage and a petition

The Washington Post is just up with an excellent article about the likely sale of the Charleston Gazette-Mail to Ogden Newspapers:

A West Virginia newspaper is in bankruptcy. The powerful coal industry celebrates.

The article by Steven Mufson begins with the coal head mocking G-M reporter Ken Ward that I wrote . . .

Read More

February 16, 2018

Charleston Gazette-Mail to enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Ogden Newspapers likely to become the new owner

From the Charleston Gazette-Mail late this afternoon:

The owners of the Charleston Gazette-Mail agreed Monday to take the company into Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Wheeling Newspapers is currently the high bidder to assume ownership of the company.

The company, operated by the Nutting family, owns more than 40 daily newspapers . . .

Read More

January 29, 2018

What important bills are being considered by the West Virginia legislature?

The answer depends upon which newspaper you read

There’s a media theory that argues that our mass media influence us more by what they choose to talk about than what they say about the subject. Agenda-setting theory, as it’s called, argues that that the media are important in our culture primarily because they tell us what we should think about rather than telling us what to think.*

. . .

Read More

January 19, 2018

A tale of two cities and their newspapers

Covering gubernatorial candidate Cole's fundraisers in Charleston and Wheeling

Mark Pence, governor of Indiana, was in West Virginia yesterday in order to attend fundraisers for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole in Charleston and possibly Wheeling. Governor Mike Bevin of Kentucky was also supposed to be in Wheeling.

Here are some questions about these events with the answers based upon today's . . .

Read More

June 08, 2016

Here's the only legislative news story in today's News-Register: local delegate misses vote because of bathroom break

Don't complain -- that's one more story than yesterday's Intelligencer

Today's Sunday edition of the Wheeling News-Register, like yesterday's Intelligencer, contained no real news stories about the West Virginia legislature. There was an editorial on the need to fix state roads and the opinion section also carried the "Reporters' Notebook" which devoted a couple of paragraphs to a local . . .

Read More

February 28, 2016

Following the WV legislature 3

This morning's "newspaper" did carry the AP article on the House of Delegates passage of a bill that eliminates the prevailing wage on public construction projects.

Since the AP didn't cover it, the Intelligencer didn't mention any additional legislation. According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, however, the . . .

Read More

January 28, 2016

Archive

All Categories: joe manchin(100) david mckinley(100) wheeling newspapers(86) shelley moore capito(83) trump presidency(81) war on coal(75) donald trump(75) mike myer(65) wheeling intelligencer(60) patrick morrisey(60) coal(59) intelligencer editorial(55) hillary clinton(55) wheeling intelligencer editorial(50) climate change(41) wheeling news-register editorial(39) murray energy(35) gun control(34) wheeling news-register(32) obama(32) news-register editorial(31) robert murray(30) jim justice(29) anti-clinton bias(28) trump administration(28) ogden newspaper bias(27) trumpcare(25) fracking(25) obamacare(24) wheeling newspaper biases(24) ogden newspapers(23) michael myer(23) don blankenship(22) town hall meetings(22) bill cole(20) epa(20) evan jenkins(19) republican legislature(19) wv legislature(18) intelligencer propaganda(16) sinclair broadcasting(14) wheeling newspaper ethics(14) wv politics(13) ogden favorite(13) intelligencer(13) ryan ferns(13) wv teachers(13) mac warner(13) racism(12) wv drug problems(12) it's all obama's fault(11) republican candidates(11) bishop bransfield(11) ogden newspaper hypocricy(11) charleston gazette-mail(11) gordon gee(11) news on the cheap(11) wv supreme court judges(11) republican tax reform(11) newspapers on the cheap(11) wheeling newspaper hypocrisy(11) alternative energy(10) wv governor race(10) umwa(10) ethical journalism(10) koch(10) fair and balanced(10) yesterday's news tomorrow(10) wtov(9) john oliver(9) fox news(9) kendra fershee(9) west virginians(9) bernie sanders(9) natural gas(9) pittsburgh pirates(9) right-to-work(9) blankenship trial(8) renewables(8) 2018 wv senate race(8) republican presidential candidates(8) obamacare replacement(8) china and west virginia(8) morrisey(8) vendetta(8) murray coal(8) teacher unions(7) west virginia university(7) bob nutting(7) electricity costs(7) john kasich(7) mountaintop removal(7) republicans vs. democrats(7) coal ash(7) 2018 wv senatorial election(7) doug reynolds(7) wtrf(7) intelligencer headlines(7) alpha natural resources(7) trump border wall(7) polls(7) clean coal(7) opioids(6) bill johnson(6) fact checking(6) astroturf(6) u.s. energy policy(6) brett kavanaugh(6) plagiarism(6) west virginia legislature(6) fake news(6) fox guarding hen house(6) western coal(6) clean power plan(6) medicaid(6) jeff kessler(6) misleading headlines(6) religious freedom bill(6) pro-trump coverage(5) west virginia health care(5) education(5) wheeling newspaper hypocricy(5) deathmatch(5) west virginia economy(5) political correctness(5) robin capehart(5) sports betting(5) republican senatorial primary(5) mueller investigation(5) wv taxes(5) charter schools(5) trump criticism(5) brent benjamin(5) money in politics(5) appalachian sterotype(5) global warming(5) discrimination(5) liberals(5) andrew wheeler(5) mitch mcconnell(5) dumbest editorial award(5) worst editorial of the year award(5) wv stereotype(5) west virginia state government(5) blood on the mountain(4) mckinley(4) west liberty university(4) coal wars(4) capito(4) immigration(4) peabody energy(4) iran(4) wv jobs(4) coal propaganda(4) drugs(4) scalia replacement(4) democratic presidential candidates(4) darrell mcgraw(4) community newspaper(4) ryan weld(4) republican national convention(4) rob portman(4) russians and trump(4) intelligencer hypocrisy(4) betsy devos(4) climate change polls(4) trump budget(4) miner retirement(4) guns(4) scott pruitt(4) nobel peace prize(4) steven allen adams(4) ogden self-promotion(4) ogden bias(4) wv education(4) trump racism(4) west virginia republican party(4) trump(4) full disclosure(3) imperial president(3) budget cuts to social programs(3) the onion(3) pope francis(3) david zatezalo(3) william ihlenfeld(3) medicare(3) wv republicans(3) umw(3) ted cruz(3) dreamers(3) msha(3) impeachment(3) wv flooding(3) bethesda(3) charlottesville(3) baseball on the cheap(3) wheeling new-register editorial(3) executive action(3) severance tax(3) abortion(3) iraq(3) concealed carry(3) wv aclu(3) pro-trump bias(3) patrick buchanan(3) worst editorial of 2019(3) most unethical editorial award(3) jeff sessions(3) patricia rucker(3) political cartoons(3) wilbur ross(3) little blue run(3) breitbart(3) west virginia's future(3) west virginia 2017 budget(3) huckabee(2) integrity fee(2) hilary clinton(2) wv mining disasters(2) alexander acosta(2) robert byrd(2) sexual harassment(2) the iraq war(2) green new deal(2) tariffs(2) first energy(2) charleston gazette(2) west virginia stereotype(2) james comey(2) millennials(2) booth goodwin(2) west virginia history(2) associated press(2) united mine workers(2) james van nostrand(2) benghazi(2) alec(2) trump west virginia(2) planned parenthood(2) secretary of education(2) wind energy(2) popular posts(2) civility(2) omnibus funding bill(2) worst article of the year award(2) climate change denier(2) american chemical council(2) alex mooney(2) epipen(2) trump twitter(2) ferc(2) 2019 government shutdown(2) ken ward jr(2) michael flynn(2) vouchers(2) sunday wheeling news-register(2) alt right(2) black lung(2) 2017 summer recess(2) nra(2) kellyanne conway(2) wheeling hospital(2) trump stuff you can't make up(2) trump tv(2) cults(2) water quality(2) anti-muslim attacks(2) concern trolling(2) freedom of speech(2) 2020 democratic presidential candidates(2) tpp(2) mass media(2) miners protection act(2) wv public broadcasting(2) pittsburgh post-gazette(2) north korea(2) 2017 awards(1) barry goldwater(1) federal budget(1) rick perry(1) gazette-mail bankruptcy(1) refugee crisis(1) fcc(1) net neutrality(1) death of newspaper(1) environmental films(1) alaska(1) anti-semitism(1) 2018 elections(1) comments(1) mccarthyism(1) blogging(1) mark curtis(1) the health plan(1) wv unemployment(1) obama white house(1) roseanne barr(1) ovmc closing(1) freudian slip(1) west virginia wilder(1) heroin(1) cbo(1) u.s. deficit(1) ohio state(1) wv business climate(1) cnbc survey(1) jim jordan(1) rant(1) mountain valley pipeline(1) atlantic coast pipeline(1) tim armstead(1) voter suppression(1) air travel(1) richard ojeda(1) wheeling police(1) syria(1) erickson(1) school shootings(1) national education association(1) veterans(1) riley moore(1) quid pro quo(1) michael cohen(1) plastic bags(1) benwood bridge(1) canary in the coal mine(1) ohio politics(1) 2018 awards(1) mike folk(1) john prine(1) ethics(1) media ethics(1) bluefield state college(1) covington(1) americans for prosperity(1) grassroots leadership academy(1) eric porterfield(1) pat mcgeehan(1) local news(1) coal companies(1) sherrod brown(1) ogden online poll(1) paul manafort(1) low-information voter(1) ogden stenography(1) lgbt(1) charleston(1) william barr(1) beto o rourke(1) evangelicals for trump(1) bipartisanship(1) michelle malkin(1) ilhan omar(1) vawa(1) elizabeth warren(1) newt gingrich(1) automation(1) investment in coal(1) jeb bush(1) worst column of 2019(1) lgbtq(1) capito reelection editorial(1) lugar bipartisan index(1) storage hub(1) little blue(1) keystone pipeline(1) china(1) social security(1) sex trafficking(1) kkk(1) joe biden(1) sierra club(1) ogden holiday editions(1) poverty(1) lng(1) tax foundation(1) jack yost(1) coal company bankruptcy(1) democratic party(1) wv democratic party(1) superdelegates(1) biased research(1) wheeling area media(1) aclu(1) due process(1) tax rates(1) aarp(1) radical islam(1) flag burning(1) beth walker(1) solar energy(1) heather bresch(1) events(1) chris regan(1) conflict of interest(1) hurricane matthew(1) bill clinton(1) self-promotion(1) self-disclosure(1) pat buchanan(1) al gore(1) flint(1) third-party candidates(1) super pac(1) rewriting history(1) stephen bannon(1) trump foundation(1) dumbest column award(1) voter id(1) rounding up the usual suspects(1) poverty porn(1) methane(1) tyler county(1) cyberbullying(1) ethics committee(1) rex tillerson(1) exxon(1) martin luther king(1) stereotypes(1) alternate facts(1) terrorism(1) twitter news(1) blame obama(1) a charlie brown christmas(1) mike pence(1) stream protection rule(1) teach for america(1) pelosi quote(1) ultra-liberals(1) city of wheeling(1) eqt(1) internet service provider(1) medical marijuana(1) wheeling jesuit university(1) wv board of education(1) liberal blame(1) jared kushner(1) jim lees(1) buffalo creek(1) sec(1) new media(1) paula swearengin(1) obama's fault(1) gary cohn(1) paris agreement(1) move(1) coal subsidies(1) local sports coverage(1) hurricane harvey(1) boris epshteyn(1) sexual assault(1) clean water bill(1) test scores(1) epa pr(1) metronews poll(1) casey junkins(1) ethane storage(1) conspiracy theories(1) rush limbaugh(1) single payer(1) mepco(1) football culture wars(1) election security(1) cybersecurity(1) john conyers(1) blake farenhold(1) franking(1) main studio rule(1) gil white(1) media matters(1) roy moore(1) wv employers(1) chip(1) kathleen hartnett-white(1) trump supporters(1) mercatus center(1) ogden national debt editorial(1) national debt(1) fake editorial(1) 2018 budget(1) public access(1) wvu(1) patriot coal(1) alexander hamilton(1) 2017 wrap-up(1) 2017 favorites(1) home