Monthly Archives: February 2013

Courant Refugees On ASJA Panel

Former Courant staff writers Len Felson and Fran Silverman will serve on a panel at this year’s American Society of Journalists & Authors panel moderated by former staff writer Theresa Sullivan Barger. The topic: “Narrow Your Focus – Or Not. The Pros & Cons of Specialization vs. Generalization.” Also serving on the panel is an [...]

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Editorial Editor Wanted (No Straitjacket, Though)

Given that the future  ownership of The Courant is more in doubt than ever… this might be of interest: Hard-hitting regional Connecticut daily newspaper seeks an editorial page editor to discern and pursue the public interest, avoid ideological straitjackets and cant, emphasize state and local topics, write persuasively, assemble a mix of compelling commentary, and [...]

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Winners Wherever They Work

Arielle Levin Becker and Lisa Chedekel — both Hartford Courant alums who moved into the world of online journalism — have won awards for their coverage of health. Arielle now works for CTMirror.org (along with Courant exes Mark Pazniokas, Jenifer Frank, Jan Speigel, Grace Merritt and me) and won for her consumer feature about the [...]

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On The Auction Block

The Chicago Tribune is quoting an unidentified source as saying its corporate parent has hired a banking firm to auction off its newspaper properties. Their collective estimated value is $623 million.

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