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.
The Pioneer Press’s Sunday “digital replica” — a print-paper PDF — posted a 61 percent circulation gain, while the Strib’s rose 17.2 percent.
Best guess now is approximately 20 newsroom, promotions and circulation employees will leave due to contract-mandated severance.
As digital-subscriber revenue-growth slows, newspapers’ market share in this fastest-growing ad category is still plunging.
Taylor answers “yes” when asked if the Strib’s perceived liberalism will change under his ownership — but says the move away has been ongoing, and would happen without him.
A Sunday story about the mayor’s first 100 days said she’d spent a fifth of her time traveling. Her office claims the Strib was too high by four work days. And then there’s that picture.
Taylor’s public statements — and his business record — indicate that he views the purchase of the newspaper as a long-term investment.
The deal will not be completed until a due diligence process has been completed. That process is expected to run for up to 60 days.
As veteran sportswriter Sid Hartman sat by, his fans browsed and bought Sid bobbleheads, books, recording equipment and other ephemera.
The case for tearing down the newspaper’s building in Minneapolis is pretty compelling.
Why subscribing to a daily paper has been a big win for me so far.
On the heels of major U.S. newspaper acquisitions, the Star Tribune declined to comment on whether it is up for sale.
The biggest question is who will own the paper, long-term.
Recent editorials failed to mention that many people and groups have some deep concerns about the quality of TFA programs.
There’s hope the grander stadium will jazz up development, but that may be up to the owners of nearby parking lots.
Ryan’s dreamscape described as office buildings, a parking ramp, two full blocks of public parkland — and potentially more public subsidy.
I don’t do a “Media Year in Review,” but if I did, here’s a great new entrant: “Star Tribune denies own story.”
Social networking earns staff rebuke from editor Nancy Barnes.
Out of nowhere, the Voter I.D. amendment has become a nail-biter.
Reporter Tom Webb also criticizes paper for straining-at-the-leash marriage amendment support.