Researchers from Yale University went exploring in the Twitter sewer and guess what they found? Voracious Twitterati fed by their fans. Think of the relationship between restaurant waste and the sewer rats […]
This just in: A new study has concluded most of the people reading this don’t think about news the way journalists think about news. Surprise, surprise. But first the good news: The study […]
On the day Glenn Greenwald, once a darling of the U.S. media but increasingly an outcast, ripped into a predominately blue media’s coverage of the red half of America, Alaska’s largest newspaper […]
When a public official refuses to take a reporter’s questions, what is a journalist to do? Go to court to demand a judge order the official to do so? Well, that’s exactly […]
The assault on genetically modified salmon coming from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and others appear to be making life difficult for the company trying to bring the fast-growing fish to market. Whether […]
What a spooky week for news about news. First comes the Friday announcement that Facebook will launch a new headline-news site to push “deeply-reported and well-sourced” journalism from credible news organizations.
Truth or confirmation
Do you want to know what journalists think? Or would you prefer they keep their views hidden and let you guess at their opinions?
Son of Blob?
Warm waters in the North Pacific Ocean have some atmospheric scientists speculating The Blob is getting the band back together, and that possibility is sparking all kinds of speculation about West Coast […]
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 […]
News analysis The new Alaska jobs forecast from the state Department of Labor is out, and it clearly points to steady growth in government spending despite a forecast for fewer state jobs. […]