Tag: ADN

What you wish for

Conservative Alaskans seemingly gleeful about the demise of local news media perceived as leaning left appear dangerously unaware of the handout-driven landscape of journalism in these times. As  reporting power across the […]

“I believe”

Once upon a time in America, the information business was more like science than religion. No matter whether writers were in public relations or journalism, accuracy was judged on evidence not mere […]

Maw(led) salmon

Somehow unnoticed, Roland Maw – the former Alaska Board of Fisheries member facing charges of Permanent Fund dividend fraud after being convicted of claiming to be a resident of both Alaska and […]

Salmon fog

UPDATE: The entire Susitna River drainage has now been closed to king salmon fishing. Speed-dating the news for Alaska salmon 2018 – where down is up and up is down. Here we go: […]

Talking fish – not

This story has been updated Only a day after outlining a plan for Cook Inlet salmon talks and issuing an administrative order officially sanctioning a fisheries task force that started meeting secretly […]

Copper failure

The commercial fishing season for Copper River salmon – the most coveted of Alaska fish – is shaping up as a disaster for the isolated fishing community of Cordova. Prices paid to […]

Word control

What a week in Alaska journalism, and it’s only Thursday. First we get the KTVA cowboys staking out an aggressive mama moose on the Glenn Highway bike path for more than an […]

Copy and ink

They laid Jim Macknicki to rest on Thursday. He was a man who spent most of his adult life doing the most thankless job in journalism with devotion and integrity. I knew him […]

Rogoff settling?

  Alice Rogoff, the rich lady who moved north with visions of publishing greatness only to buy and bankrupt Alaska’s largest and most influential newspaper, is now trying to negotiate her way […]