The Canadians have come up with a uniquely Canadian way to save journalism: Let government do it.
Poor rich woman?
The draft of a once-proposed loan agreement between an Alaska Native corporation and Alice Rogoff has shed new light on the 2017 implosion of the 49th state’s largest newspaper. Despite […]
Who to trust?
In a divided country with views on almost everything colored by political leanings right or left, it’s time to seriously ponder whether U.S. journalists lived a decades-long delusion of objectivity into […]
The looking glass
By day three of a nearly $1 million lawsuit pitting the former owner and publisher of the failed Alaska Dispatch News against the former editor, a sad tale of a friendship killed […]
Shed a tear
The staid facade to which 67-year-old, millionaire publisher Alice Rogoff has clung through more than a year of off-and-on court appearances in the wake of her bankrupting Alaska’s largest news organization finally […]
The legal faceoff between former Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff – the one-time Washington, D.C. socialite who plotted to own the media landscape of the 49th state before bankrupting […]
Napkin in court
Part two of two On one issue, the legally dueling former editor of the state’s largest news organization and its ex-owner are in total agreement: In those halcyon days of early 2014 when […]
First in a series The story of the rise, the fall and the tragedy of the media empire former Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff and company president Tony Hopfinger […]
A New York Times reporting error reached all the way to Alaska last week where Israel Payton, a member of the Alaska Board of Fisheries, had to explain what wasn’t. The case […]
One thing nearly all politicians share in common is this: They’re all about transparency until it’s time to be transparent. Here was Alaska Gov. Bill Walker four years ago in his […]