Tag Archives: Internet

How the Maharaja disrobed New York media

E.R. RAMACHANDRAN forwards a fine example of how thoroughbred news hounds checked facts and did background checks in the era of before Google. *** By ROBERT POLLACK Publisher Whitlaw Reid had just lost a power struggle to his brother, Brownie Reid–later to become a New York congressman–and the Tribune staff was mourning the switch from…

JOHN CURLEY: The road ahead for newspapers

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania: The threat to newspapers may be from online sources, but the battle has to be fought with good content, backed by solid in-paper promotion of editorial and advertising content. So says John Curley, the first editor of USA Today, and the man who succeeded Al Neuharth as president, chairman and CEO of…