Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth Star-Telegram’

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Owner Puts Stock In Stocks

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has laid off employees by the hundreds in recent years, decimating its newsroom and severely harming its product. The paper is owned by the McClatchy Co., which is struggling financially in this era...


Dan Jenkins Rips TCU

Fort Worth’s most famous writer is well into his 80s, but he hasn’t exactly mellowed with age. The other day, Dan Jenkins raced to his Caligraph after studying a Fort Worth Business Press column that berated TCU for punishi...

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Scott Nishimura To Lead New Business Magazine

Jeff Prince
Maybe the the death knell for print news products is premature. Longtime business writer Scott Nishimura has been named executive editor of FW Inc., a new magazine to be launched by the same publishing company that puts out For...


Arlington Parks Director Lemuel Randolph Gets Early Thumbs Up

Jeff Prince
The new parks director in Arlington has already earned a fan, and none other than Fort Worth nature lover, environmental activist, and hellraiser-when-need-be  Don Young. Young read Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Shirley Jin...


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...


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...


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...

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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...