Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Santorum continues battling Scranton Times over Casey billboard flap

Rick Santorum says the billboard campaign amounts to an illegal campaign contribution to Robert Casey. Publisher Geroge Lynett and editor Larry Beaupre say that's crazy talk.

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Philadelphia Inquirer weighs in on Scranton Times-Casey flap

Again, here's the real question: Why is Larry Beaupre, the editor, making prototypes for the marketing department? Sounds like something that would happen at a Gannett newspaper.

Saturday, August 20, 2005

Chris Kelly gives his bosses head with fawning column

Chris Kelly of the Scranton Times manages to take shots at the Times Leader, fawningly flatter his editors and sound like a baby all at the same time over the Rick Santorum/Robert Casey billboard flap.

Friday, August 19, 2005

Republicans file complaint in Scranton Times-Casey billboard flap (Times version)

The debacle is the work of "too many people with too little to do," publisher George Lynett says. Like editors? Boom!

Republicans file complaint in Scranton Times-Casey flap

Times editor Larry Beaupre won't respond to Times Leader reporter Brett Marcy's queries other than to say: "I will speak to any reporter in the country, except for the Times Leader." Waaaaah! Someone get that man a Kleenex!

Thursday, August 18, 2005

The AP's on the Times-Casey billboard flap

"It's ludicrous," Beaupre said. "They are seeking to make a connection that doesn't exist." Deep breaths. Is someone protesting too much?

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Flap building over Scranton Times-Robert Casey billboards

Rick Santorum partisans says it's because the Times, the Lynetts and the Caseys are all in bed together. The Lynetts say it's nothing of the sort. We report: You decide.

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Steve Corbett revisits South Wilkes-Barre

Formerly of the Times Leader and now of the Santa Maria (Calif.) Times, Steve Corbett vists the state store, marvels at the crime and ruminates on Wilkes-Barre in 2005.