Column by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org Congratulations are in order to Phil and Ellen Winter, whose persistence in their search for information about the workings of the city treasurer office in Waynesboro led to their collection of dozens of pages of e-mails, memos and audit reports, an investigative report in The New Dominion Magazine, more [...]
Column by Chris Graham email@example.com Leave it to people who call themselves conservatives to in one breath put school breakfast and lunch programs in the “not government’s responsibility” category and in the next bemoan the transfer responsibility from the public sector to the private the operation of a facility that happens to be in [...]
Column by Jim Gordon Submit guest columns: firstname.lastname@example.org Growing up in Columbus, Ohio, a young man who is a big sports enthusiast usually becomes an Ohio State football fan. I was no different and since my dad was a graduate of the OSU Law School, he was able to get tickets to the Buckeye [...]
A long-time friend in the local media who covered the Tim Kaine visit to Staunton last week with me for the News Virginian felt, shall we say, slighted at the treatment accorded him by the Kaine traveling party, and called me to get my input on what had transpired. The media folks on hand, including [...]
Citing issues with fairness, Steve Landes is backing out of a debate invitation from the News Leader and WHSV-TV3 with 25th District challenger Greg Marrow. “I’ve expressed my concerns of the editorial board – not being fair and balanced – moderating a debate between my opponent and me,” Landes told the News Leader on Thursday.
Story by Chris Graham Sacco has left the building. Never thought I’d write those words. I thought we had him for life. Got him settled in Greenville, where the city boy from Chicago who used to take the subway to school could count the stars at night.
My friends on the other side of Main Street are making my life difficult. How they are is in an op-ed in today’s News Virginian that cites a New York Times article and a purported Barack Obama 2008 endorser as raising critical points about the Obama-Democratic push for health-care reform.
Media General reported net income for the second quarter of 2009, and while the income number was modest, at $20.6 million for the quarter, it was a number in the black and not $532.2 million in the red like the second quarter of 2008 was for the media conglomerate.
Story by Chris Graham “We’ve created a very strange situation for ourselves,” News Virginian editor and general manager Lee Wolverton said of the ongoing handwringing among us media moguls about what we need to do to get our industry back on track after a sustained period of losing print readers used to paying for the [...]