The day the news died

I was on the treadmill. It was late 2016. I caught myself watching Good Morning America after 8am, instead of C-SPAN, CNN or MSNBC. I never watched “those” morning shows – the ones with the cute banter and cuter outfits, with audiences waving inside and outside and segments about the hottest new something – toys,…

Alternatives to NEOMG

What if we had a paper whose “About Us” page started with this: We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that promotes civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government and other matters of statewide concern. Our vision is to serve the journalism community as a source of innovation and to build the next…

This Week in NEOMG Decision-Making

Many questions remain regarding the decision by Chris Quinn, Vice President of Content for the Northeast Ohio Media Group (NEOMG) to remove the video his outlet took of its endorsement interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich and his two challengers on Thursday, October 23, 2014. This despite his appearance on Friday’s WCPN Sound of Ideas…

NEOMG Finally Publishes Its Explanation, Apology For Chris Quinn’s Video Removal Decision

Cleveland Magazine’s Erick Trickey tweeted this morning: Day after election, PD/NEOMG reader rep addresses missing Kasich video. @jayrosen_nyu @JillMillerZimon @NickCastele http://t.co/26Dg3St1mL — Erick Trickey (@ErickTrickey) November 5, 2014 Read it for yourself, then check out these commentaries. Of the social network variety: Connie Schultz’s Facebook thread with nearly 250 comments Peter Pattakos’s Facebook thread with…