Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth Star-Telegram’
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Top Editor, Movie Critic Among Latest Star-T Casualties

Jeff Prince
Another season, more layoffs. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reportedly laid off another dozen employees, most of them in the newsroom. This follows a downsizing trend that’s been going on for several years at the city̵...


Star-Telegram Caves In To Fear, Oh My

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram decided not to print this week’s Doonesbury comic strips that reveal the hoops Texas women must jump through when seeking a safe and legal abortion. Texas abortion laws require women to get a ...



Jen Floyd Engel No Longer Android

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Star-Telegram former sports columnist Jennifer Floyd Engel left the paper earlier this year to become a national sports columnist on the FOX Sports web site. Now every time she writes about the Dallas Cowboys she rec...


Newspapers Entice Readers With Cheap Tablets, Apps

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Weekly‘s story on the financial problems being felt at major daily newspapers (“The Incredible Shrinking Star-Telegram,” June 29, 2011) included a rosy prognosis at the end. After 4,000 words of doo...



Jen Floyd Engel Dodges Balls Of Hate

Jeff Prince
The last we heard of Jennifer Floyd Engel — the Little Ball of Hate, as she was known as Fort Worth Star-Telegram‘s longtime sports columnist — she’d left the paper in July without a word of farewell, no...


Dale Fout Movie Texting A Pain In Neck

Jeff Prince
The most-read story for the past couple of days on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram online site is “Disagreement over texting at movie theater leads to assault charge.” And the star of the story, who has been dubbed a p...



FW Star-Telegram Is The Spin Doctor

Jeff Prince
Maybe it’s coincidence, or something more sinister. Or maybe I’m just full of myself. You be the judge. In May 2010, I wrote a story criticizing Guardianship Services in Tarrant County and the probate court run by J...


“Star-T”‘s Sad “Exclusive”

Jimmy Fowler
Have you seen the “exclusive,” “one-on-one,” and “revealing” interview with Rick Perry featured on today’s Star-Telegram website? It’s a blog post written by former Star-T reporter Kevin Lyons; he now lives in A...



Former Reporter Recalls Michael Hall, Amy Robinson

Jeff Prince
Barring any last minute stay of execution, the state will kill Michael Hall tonight for his part in abducting, torturing, and murdering Amy Robinson, a mentally challenged teenager. The Robinson murder was a shocker in 1998 in ...


Price Is Right Story Reads Like Melody

Jeff Prince
To fledgling writers currently traipsing the hallways in Tarrant County’s fine establishments of higher education: This is an excellent example of storytelling. Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Melody McDonald takes a friv...