Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth Star-Telegram’

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...



Former FW News Publisher Bows To Haters

Jeff Prince
Former Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Fort Worth Business Press publisher  Richard L. Connor teaches by example. If you want to learn how to be a good publisher/editor, look at what  Connor did — and then do the opposite....


Van Cliburn National Anthem At Cowboys Stadium

Jeff Prince
Van Cliburn’s rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner is waxed upon in a rather uncharacteristic gushing manner by Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy in today’s paper. I was going to post a YouTube video o...



David Casstevens Gets Freaky!

Jeff Prince
The bare-butted folks at the Wildwood nudist colony received another visit from a reporter. Fort Worth Weekly intern Sarah Perry shucked her clothes and immersed herself into a story there last summer. Now comes Fort Worth Star...


Arlington Needs Another Cool Place

Jeff Prince
This morning’s Star-Tellygram headline practically knocked me out of my seat: Ten Cool Things To See And Do In Arlington. Are there that many? Apparently not. Veteran writer  John Austin has covered A-town for years but ...