Richard Sprague associates are "in a hunt for the source of what they say were illegal leaks from a grand jury," The Morning Call reports. Sound familiar? This time, the targets are Citizens' Voice reporter Dave Janoski and others who reported aggressively about Louis DeNaples, the Rev. Joseph Sica and their alleged ties to organized crime. Interesting: No reporters from Times-Tribune of Scranton or the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader were subpoenaed.
>> Read the comparatively brief Times-Tribune story about the matter
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Fox News reporter Molly Henneberg, formerly of WBRE, was named one of 12 "next wave of leaders" winners by Broadcast & Cable. Kudos. (Corrected to delete erroneous references to WNEP)
We've never heard of PV Media Group, but prnewswire says James McDonald -- who "has run two of the nation’s largest weekly newspapers in Manhattan and Philadelphia, while also overseeing the launch of a hugely successful newspaper for then-Capital Cities/ABC Publishing in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa., market" -- is the new vice president of sales. Kudos.
A flack for the National Association of Manufacturers writes at forbes.com about The Times-Tribune and the libel case involving John Murphy, Jennifer Henn, Joe Corcoran, and Randy Castellani. The piece, headlined "Too much freedom of the press," is about how a federal shield law is a bad idea. Right.
Borys Krawczeniuk and The Times-Tribune of Scranton get a shout-out on Gawker this afternoon with the paper's story about Kanjo (allegedly, maybe) bumping the camera of some dude who got in his face. Dan Flood would have busted the guy's nose.