Is there a less trustworthy source?
This weekend's Wheeling News-Register editorial discussed the various proposals for West Virginia redistricting:
many maps took the easy and predictable route by forming a twisty east-west line across the state that would keep the growth areas of Morgantown and Martinsburg together.
Instead, the editorial . . .
Yes, it's the "wide range of viewpoints” found on the Wheeling Intelligencer's editorial page
Attention local readers: it's August 24. That means that it is time for the annual Wheeling Intelligencer birthday editorial that tells its readers what a great newspaper it is. From that editorial:
At the same time, our editorial pages attempt to present a wide range of viewpoints.
And the rest of the page is . . .
The Intelligencer, Fox News, and Mo Brooks
The Intelligencer whitewashes any Trump connection from an AP article on yesterday’s attack at the Capitol
On page 6 of this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer, you’ll find the following article:
Man Surrenders After Claiming To Have Bomb Near Capitol
What follows is the beginning (the first 40%) of an AP . . .
Thursday's Ogden-Wheeling editorial asserts that WV senator Joe Manchin, by opposing Democratic efforts to pass the For the People Act, is standing with the people. In doing so, the editorial frames the debate around federal vs. state control of elections:
Manchin and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., see it for what . . .
A look at two coal stories
From this morning’s Charleston Gazette-Mail
Feds to invest in W.Va coal communities
And the sub-heading tells us:
Work group report says listening to transition towns should be a priority
The Gazette-Mail story begins:
A group created by President Joe Biden to tackle . . .
An April 14, 2021 update of the Ogden’s newspaper business plan and some thoughts on its future
As my headlines suggest, its time to take another look at the Ogden Newspapers business plan. I’ve written about this topic on a number of occasions. (See “newspapers on the cheap” in the archive located on the blog's front page.)
Today‘s version of the “incredible shrinking newspaper” is down to 16 pages and features all of the . . .
A look at the coverage by Fox News and the Wheeling Intelligencer
If you follow any national news, you’re probably aware of the growing scandal involving Florida congressman, Matt Gaetz. Here is how these “fair and balanced” news sources have covered this story.
From Business Insider, here is the extent of Fox’s coverage:
On Tuesday night, The New York Times broke . . .