Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth Star-Telegram’
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Grading Jim Witt’s Response To Critic Of Star-Telegram

Jeff Prince
The national healthcare writer, journalist, and blogger who sliced, diced, and dissected a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story on Obamacare finally got a response from Executive Editor Jim Witt. We’ll grade his effort in a mom...


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Mac Engel Is Killing The Star-Telegram

Eric Griffey
In the daily newspaper biz the sports section sells papers. Since that’s always been the case, it’s easy to understand why the Fort Worth Star-Telegram is a sinking ship. Apparently all you need to be a sports columnist...



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Readers Blast Star-Telegram’s ‘Slanted’ Election Story

Jeff Prince
A story in Sunday’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram has irked residents who considered it biased and unfair. A growing number of Tarrant County residents are calling for new leadership on the Tarrant Regional Water District board, a...


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Star-Telegram Lays Off Watchdog Columnist Dave Lieber

Jeff Prince
Another round of layoffs at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram included this surprising pink slip — consumer watchdog columnist Dave Lieber is leaving the daily after 20 years. Lieber accepted the layoff with grace and his typi...



WOULD YOU LIKE A CIGARETTE WITH YOUR BLINDFOLD? (flickr photo by beatingtheinvincible18)

Different Lede, Same Nut Graf

Jeff Prince
The economy sucks and everybody has to take a week off without pay. I’ve paraphrased, but that’s how Fort Worth Star-Telegram Publisher Gary Wortel began a March 22, 2010 inner office memo to staff. Here’s the...


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One More Turkey: Star-Telegram’s Undercooked Turkey Awards

Andrew McLemore
The Turkey Awards paper has long been one of the most beloved traditions among Weekly staffers, second only to hourly cigarette breaks and lunches consisting of bite-size candy bars. This annual ritual of lampooning the cowards...



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More Ship-Jumping

STATIC
Anyone with business savvy can compare the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The Dallas Morning News and spot the differences. The Star-T is owned by a struggling corporation in faraway California that is hip-deep in debt and slashi...


AFTER THE SHOW, NUGENT STRANGLED THIS GROUNDHOG WITH HIS BARE HANDS AND ATE IT RAW.

Ted Nugent Talks Obama, Guns At Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
The president, “big” women, and machine guns were a few of the topics that redneck philosopher and rock guitarist Ted Nugent touched on during Saturday night’s performance at Billy Bob’s Texas. The Dalla...



MONDAY'S TARRANT & TEXAS SECTION OF THE FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM.

Yank Wang: Star-Telegram’s Stroke Of Misfortune

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Star-Telegram layoffs in recent years means fewer writers and copy editors doing more work, and that can mean mistakes. Take Monday’s edition — The Section B banner story is “Texas’ 2011 overt...


Chris Kelly Leaves the Field to Me

Kristian Lin
I remember being irritated the first time I read Christopher Kelly’s film criticism. I had just recently taken over the equivalent job at the Weekly when he was brought in to be the Star-Telegram‘s leading film crit...