The candidates, a poll, and some thoughts on the WV Trump Party (with 11/16 Intelligencer update)
Representative Alex Mooney attends a rightwing conference in Paris, France
Mike Johnson to headline Paris event aimed at global 'right-wing alliance'https://t.co/OXurrgoceo— Raw Story (@RawStory) November 10, 2023
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson was originally supposed to be the headline speaker but . . .
A look at West Virginia’s “Best Editorial Page” as The Wheeling Intelligencer celebrates an anniversary
August 24 and August 25 are probably the two most predictable days on this blogger’s calendar. I’m in my tenth year of blogging and often I write about Wheeling’s two Ogden newspapers, the Intelligencer and the News-Register. And while headlines and stories certainly change from day to day, the Wheeling Intelligencer’s August 24 editorial . . .
Deleting government documents: A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s coverage of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
First, a quick history:
Trump got elected in part by attacking Clinton for deleting emails that she deemed personal, then spent four years destroying official documents despite federal law. @AshleyRParker @jdawsey1 @thamburger @JaxAlemany https://t.co/bbQa9V2geU— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) February 6, 2022
The Wheeling . . .
Should the emphasize be on investment and jobs or Narcissistic Joe?
(Note -- we've had some problems with the RSS notification feed. It now appears to be working. This article, like the previous one, was written yesterday and refers to that day's editions.)
Which is more important? Toyota to invest $240 million in WV or Joe Manchin upset that the proposed Build Back Better gives a tax break . . .
Misspellings? Sentences and articles cutoff in mid-sentence? Articles and columns repeated? Sorry, readers, but the Wheeling Intelligencer can no longer afford an editor to keep these mistakes from happening
Yes, but the paper still employs an editor whose job it is to alter Associated Press articles so that there will be minimal criticism of West Virginia Republicans
First reference to a news source
How should a news source be referenced? Should we use his/her full name or just the last name? What about their credentials? To answer these and similar questions, most major news sources use a stylebook – a reference work that standardizes how news is written. The Associated Press Stylebook requires . . .
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 . . .
You wouldn’t know this if you depend upon the Wheeling Intelligencer for your news, but on Sunday afternoon, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was canceled by its developers
Here is the lede on yesterday afternoon’s Associated Press story:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.
Whether you agree or . . .