Today, only a handful of news organizations — and none in the Twin Cities — still offer the means to question or further understand editorial decision-making via an ombudsman.
When Rachel Stassen-Berger, the Strib’s sharpest-tongued Capitol bureau reporter, announced last year she was headed back to the Pioneer Press, eyebrows arched en masse.
Carr would kindly say I gave him his first big break. Nonsense. The guy who wandered into my office 30 years ago was one of the biggest breaks I ever got.
In late January, when K-TWIN became Go 96.3 and flipped to an “alternative” music format, it was clear just whose audience the Pohlads wanted a slice of: MPR’s 89.3 The Current.