The Minneapolis Star Tribune followed the Tribune Co. and went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy today. Remember, Miami Herald parent McClatchy, in the only good move it has made in several years, sold the Strib, as it is called, for $530 million back in 2006. The newspaper's story includes some inter ... More >>
Decimated by corporate overlords, the only hope for our local newspapers may be the auction block.
Thought this was a good time to listen to McClatchy CEO Gary Pruitt defend the Knight Ridder buy and talk about journalism's promising future -- from early 2007. In it, he quotes Abe Lincoln and Lenny Kravitz and proves he's a clueless tool. I can't believe he still has his job.
For those of you not up on your Romenesko, here's a link to the City Pages story by Britt Robson about the reaction of Star-Tribune reporters to the newspaper's sale by McClatchy, which owns the Miami Herald. The reporters are raging against Gary Pruitt and Anders Gyllenhaal, who left the Star-Tri ... More >>