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“News sure travels slowly in these here parts”

The Wheeling Intelligencer once again demonstrates its commitment to bringing us the news in a timely manner

Covering Wheeling Heritage's renewal

At the top of the front page of this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer is this headline:

National Parks Service: Wheeling Heritage Re-Authorized

Reporter Joselyn King tells us:

The National Parks Service deemed Wheeling Heritage worthy of continued . . .

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June 17, 2019

“It’s the same old song” (with apologies to the Four Tops)

Reading the Sunday Wheeling News-Register

The front page

More self-promotion masquerading as news

Easily the biggest article on the front page of today's Wheeling News-Register is the 700-word story (with picture) promoting Ogden’s Corporate Cup Challenge which is two months away. Not unlike the 1900 words on Ogden’s “Tough as Nails Urban Challenge” two weeks . . .

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March 31, 2019

Giving-up any pretense that they are in the news business, the Sunday Wheeling News-Register gives us two pages of shameless self-promotion

80% of the front page and 100% of the available news space on page 3 are devoted to a May 26 event sponsored by Ogden Newspapers

Well, at least they’ve dropped the façade that they are in the news business: while it’s still over two months away, the Ogden Newspaper-sponsored “Tough as Nails Urban Challenge” needs promoting and what better way to do it than devote most of your first two “news” pages to it. A large picture, a large graphic, and a detailed map supplement . . .

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March 17, 2019

If Ogden papers are so “vital” to our community, why must they continually tell us that?

Wouldn’t it be self-evident?

From today’s editorial* celebrating National Newspaper Week, “Newspapers Vital In Informing Public,” in the Wheeling News-Register:

Right here in our communities, newspapers matter because our readers know they can turn to us for the real story, when social media has run amok. They know our reporters will ask the questions – of . . .

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October 10, 2018

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