Media Mutt Blog Archive 2007
Wally Edge seems to be plugged in to Maine politics. And New Jersey politics. And politics in New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Vermont and Oregon. Keeps him pretty busy, I imagine.
Or it would if Wally Edge were real. But he - or she - isn't. Edge
From the Nov. 14 issue of the Original Irregular, a weekly newspaper published in Kingfield:
"The board voted to follow suite to support the appeal … Morse stated in his drive to support the resolution that the SBA "voted 110 to 8 to support the appeal of the law"
Someday, Jeannine Guttman is going to say something in her weekly column in the Maine Sunday Telegram that I'll agree with.
Not this week, though.
On Nov. 4, Guttman, the paper's editor, was griping about the lack of solemnity that has intruded on debates among the
From the Nov. 7 issue of The Original Irregular, a weekly newspaper published in Kingfield:
"But what set the pace for the whole day was an Eagle he made on the forth hole."
(After which, he sallied fourth.)
"The State Department of Education has
Posted on the Web site As Maine Goes on Nov. 2 by someone identifying himself as "Chairman," under the heading "When Did Reporters Forget How To Spell?": "I'll admit I'm a stickler when it comes to spelling. I'll overlook the occasional mis-typed word or wrong syntax,
Lots of hits on the Web don't translate into lots of money in the wallet.
That's one thing Maine's largest and smallest Internet news sites have in common. More people may be getting their daily doses of information on line, but advertisers aren't yet convinced
From the Oct. 31 issue of the Original Irregular, a weekly newspaper published in Kingfield:
"Working alongside state biologist Matthew Scott, first as town manager and then as treatment plant superintendent of the fledgling town treatment facility, he saw to the establishment
According to Jeff Inglis of the Phoenix, Rep. Hinck's bill to create a shield law for Maine journalists was deemed an "emergency" by legislative leadership at its meeting on Oct. 25,
From the Oct. 17 issue of the Original Irregular, a weekly newspaper published in Kingfield:
"Western Mountains Regional School Unit will replace the bland title of the [Regional Planning Commission] and the committee of about 50 people has completed this decision
Portland state Rep. Jon Hinck wants to protect Maine journalists from being compelled by the courts to reveal their sources. Hinck is seeking to introduce a bill in the session of the Legislature that convenes in January that would, in certain cases, shield reporters,