Sunday, July 22, 2001

Pete Banko, Dan Burnett promoted at Scranton Times

The moves seem to be the first from newly-installed former Chiquita editor Larry Beaupre. Banko is a lifer and Burnett came from the Pocono Record about a year ago.

Tuesday, June 19, 2001

Scranton Times editor Beaupre goes after high school kid

The student was selling T-shirts that featured a Times story on them. Not after a "talk" with Mr. Beaupre.

Saturday, April 14, 2001

Comic BC is on the ropes in Scranton, editor Beaupre reports

The remarks come in a Rich Mates story about the controversial BC cartoon where a menorah is transformed into a cross. "This seems directly pointed at Judaism in a way that is probably offensive to many Jews," Beaupre said in an the understatement of the week. Trivia: The BC cartoonist is from Binghamton!