Tag: alaska dispatch

Newspaper gone?

  On the Friday that The McClatchy Company, one of the country’s biggest news operations, reported a staggering $37.4 million loss for the quarter, The Midnight Sun,, an Anchorage blog, publicly revealed […]

Wilted news

Commentary Every thinking American wants quality journalism, but who defines what qualifies? The country’s media elite now think they should be the arbiter. The elite have banded together to form the News Media Alliance.  It’s […]

Killer Tweets

Commentary With the national media and President Donald J. Trump engaged in World Twitter War I (WTW I), with the Alaska media being led around by media releases, and with social media […]

Iditarod hit again

California animal-rights activists are claiming credit for inflicting another financial blow on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – says State Farm Insurance […]

Down & out in AK

Commentary Yet more trouble appears on the horizon for the already troubled business of journalism in Alaska. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that yet more downsizing is coming at the Alaska […]

The Hobbyist

Commentary Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff on Sunday wrote six rather amazing words for someone who professes to be in business, any business: “We don’t need to make money….” Those words […]

Halibut Cove crash photos

The Homer News, a feisty small-town newspaper in the Alaska community at the end of the Kenai Peninsula, has obtained moment-of-impact photos of the Fourth-of-July holiday airplane crash involving Alaska media-lebrity Alice […]

Rogoff crash update

Update: The report of hitting an eagle appears to be untrue. Rogoff attorney Brent Cole has issued a statement saying Rogoff crashed after an aborted landing. The National Transportation Safety Board, which […]