Friday, June 24, 2005

Farewell, afternoon Scranton Times

Chris Kelly writes a slightly-too-advertorial-like ode to the Times, which officially disappears today before its merger with the morning Tribune.

"The transition to a single morning newspaper comes without a single layoff," Kelly, reportedly a big fan of management, writes. What about all the afternoon paper boys? Well, they're contract employees, you see. They don't count.

Friday, June 17, 2005

Scranton Times finally reports Sherwood-Ore story

It's about time, since Cynthia Ore has filed a federal lawsuit against Don Sherwood, the congressman and her alleged ex-lover.

Saturday, June 04, 2005

Scranton Times must reveal source, judge rules

The source, for a story written by John Murphy and edited by Jennifer Henn, allegedly dished false dish, though the newspaper is still (the only person or entity) standing by the story. The Times will appeal.

Friday, June 03, 2005

Afternoon Scranton Times dies June 24

That's what the headline should have said, rather than "Times-Tribune debuts June 27." How this has been played as a "merger" and not a "closure" has spoken volumes about Larry Beaupre's true colors as a newsman.