Tag: Anchorage Daily News

The prize

    Thirty years ago, the Anchorage Daily News won a Pulitzer Prize for chronicling the problems of rural Alaska in a series titled “People in Peril.” “Across the state, the Eskimos, […]

Propagandists

The Russians are not to blame for this country’s fake news problem. It’s the damn old folks. “On average, users over 65 shared nearly seven times as many articles from fake news […]

Climate normal

Snow was falling heavily again in Alaska’s largest metro area on Monday to torment those who confuse weather and climate. Blame the local newspaper. There is a time-worn adage in journalism that […]

The long fall

Pity poor Alice Rogoff, the one-time owner of the Anchorage Daily News cum Alaska Dispatch News cum Anchorage Daily News all over again after she bankrupt her dream of being an Alaska-influencing […]

Fracturing media

The McClatchy Company – the California-based newspaper chain fondly remembered by some in Alaska as the owners of the Anchorage Daily News for 35 years before the Alice Rogoff-Alaska Dispatch News debacle […]

Hopfinger wins

  Attorney Jeffery Robinson in court Wednesday explaining the legal principal that netted editor Tony Hopfinger almost $1 million/Craig Medred photo This is a developing story   After deliberating for less than […]

Valuing words

After eight days of sometimes rambling and regularly wandering testimony over the course of two weeks, the $1 million lawsuit former Alaska Dispatch News editor Tony Hopfinger filed against old boss Alice […]

A deal is….

After a week of Superior Court testimony surrounding a $1 million napkin deal between failed Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff and former editor Tony Hopfinger, a key player in the lawsuit […]