When news broke Sunday that Sid Hartman had died, a few months past his 100th birthday, it still came as a surprise. Sid? Dead? Impossible. Everyone knew Sid would outlive us all.
There were the times when you wanted to smack Sid. And there were times you wanted to hug him.
Without access to locker rooms and clubhouses, and with safety the primary concern, both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press are rethinking their coverage and travel norms.
Klingensmith joined the Star Tribune in 2010 after a long career with Time, Inc.
Newspaper boxes, lined up in a row with others on a street corner or by a bus stop, have formed an establishing shot for scenes of urban life for 70 years.
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The Star Tribune missed an opportunity to leverage its powerful position in our community for the good. Instead, it allowed Norwood Teague’s sense of entitlement to go unchecked.
The Star Tribune could use an ombudsman in a case like this. Not because the choices it made were so wrong, but because there are valid questions that deserve real answers.
For the moment, at least, no alarms are ringing at the Strib over the latest offer, which seeks six newsroom employees willing to leave the paper.
A new Star Tribune and Pioneer Press distribution deal has resulted in a litany of complaints. But it’s also highlighted longstanding questions about how the papers are delivered.
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Steve Yaeger, the Strib’s vice president of marketing, says for the record: “We’re not looking to apply a heavy hand here. We’re just not interested in that.”
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Rogers, an Arkansas entrepreneur who bought the predigital photo archives of both the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press, is facing more than a dozen lawsuits and a pile of unpaid bills.
The Star Tribune is vacating its Art Deco fortress on Portland Avenue for Capella Tower. The first full day in the new digs will be March 30.
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.
A look at where the paper’s editorial board and its endorsed candidate for the 8th Congressional District disagree.
The PiPress is for sale. That could be bad news for remaining employees — or the best thing to happen to the paper in a long time.
The new newsroom number two on making better stories and making the paper more money.
Suki Dardarian has been on a Pulitzer-winning team in Seattle, and now she steps into new editor Rene Sanchez’s old spot at the Strib.