The News-Register announced on its front page that, following in the footsteps of other Ogden newspapers, today will be last time readers will receive their Sunday paper on Sunday. Henceforth, local readers will receive it on Saturday even though it will be called the Sunday News-Register. (Yeah, I know.) Additionally, the Monday . . .
Hey Intelligencer, whatever happened to Bob Murray and Murray Energy?
Local newspaper readers: if you haven’t noticed, Murray Energy and its CEO have virtually disappeared from the pages of Ogden's Ohio Valley “newspapers.” So far in 2020, the Wheeling papers have carried only three news articles about Murray Energy. (For comparison, this is my sixth blog post about the company this year.)
For our . . .
Representative McKinley and now Senator Capito are concerned about the future of minor league baseball. What about Bob Nutting and the Wheeling Intelligencer?
From The Hill:
Congress and MLB are barreling toward a showdown over the league’s plans to eliminate 42 minor league franchises across the country ahead of the 2021 season.
The league insists the plan is needed to improve the finances of minor league baseball and conditions for developing players. But MLB is facing . . .
Today’s paper carries the congressman’s op-ed bragging about all the accomplishments that “we” (he and his office staff) were able to accomplish
Ogden’s efforts to re-elect local congressman David McKinley began today as the News-Register published McKinley’s first op-ed of the new year:
Behind the Headlines, Things Got Done in Washington
McKinley tells us early on:
Behind all of the blaring national headlines, there were notable bipartisan . . .
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 . . .
Another weekend, another Riley Moore article
Yes, it's another weekend and time for yet another Ogden article about their new favorite, Riley Moore, candidate for West Virginia state treasurer.
What's the reason for the article?
He visited Wheeling sometime this past week.
How does it begin?
As with the previous two articles, we . . .
More love for the descendants of Arch Moore*
A year ago, the Sunday Wheeling News-Register published a front-page article about Riley Moore, Senator Capito’s nephew and grandson of former West Virginia governor, Arch Moore. As I wrote then:
Ogden political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, and the News-Register have outdone themselves with one of the longest front-page stories . . .