You probably made more money in the stock market than Mo Islam did. Read more →
This is way better than dumping ice water on your head.
The Grand Forks Herald staff recently tried lutefisk the infamous Norwegian dish that makes any reasonable person wonder where Norwegieans went wrong, exactly. Read more →
NPR is warning its employees that they can’t participate in a national march against police violence in Washington this weekend. Read more →
By all accounts, Jerry Kill is far too nice of a guy to say what must be said to the dunderheads in Minnesota who last year declared someone with an illness can’t be a college football coach. Read more →
Pioneer Press reporter Mike Berardino felt compelled today to explain why he didn’t serve up softballs to Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter and Hunter’s news conference earlier this week.
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KSTP owner Stanley Hubbard has fired back at a Twin Cities journalism association over its criticism of the so-called ‘Pointergate’ story the station ran, purporting to show Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges flashing gang signs with a young man during a get-out-the-vote effort in north Minneapolis. Read more →
Last time we checked, authorities who were in charge of investigating the killing of Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker had still not apologized to Ryan Larson, the man they identified as an initial suspect with no evidence to suggest he did. Read more →
The Grape Salad story in the NY Times is now officially the journalism version of ‘Ishtar’. Read more →
Thanksgiving provides an opportunity to consider immigration.
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KSTP’s boss said the station never accused the man posing with Betsy Hodges of being in a gang or flashing gang signs. Emails, though, show that’s exactly what KSTP reporter Jay Kolls was doing. Read more →
Add the Columbia Journalism Review to journalism sources having a hard time fathoming what KSTP was thinking in its ‘Pointergate’ story. Read more →
The New York Times’ Public Editor — the Times’ version of an ombudsman — has joined in the criticism of her newspaper over the assertion that Minnesotans have a near love affair with grape salad at Thanksgiving. “After Lefse ended up chosen for North Dakota and Wild Rice for Wisconsin, The Times had to look Read more →
A presidential bid would allow Sanders a better platform to do what many Democrats were scared to death to do in the recent campaign: Stand up and defend middle-class principles that have traditionally been Democratic principles. Read more →
The Minnesota journalism community has been surprisingly silent on #pointergate, KSTP’s botched police-union-planted story contending that Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges was flashing gang signs during a north Minneapolis get-out-the-vote effort last month. Read more →
The clocks changed this morning because people listen to radio differently now. NPR’s national newscasts are more frequent now Read more →