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July 26, 2014

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by Staff Report | July 26, 2014 4:59am

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June 10, 2014

OP-ED | This Was Not A Tranquil School Year, But I’m Not Ready to Give Up Yet

by Barth Keck | June 10, 2014 11:00am

Elizabeth Natale did Connecticut residents a huge favor with her viral “Why I Want to Give Up Teaching” op-ed in The Hartford Courant earlier this year. In short, she crystallized the frustrations of teachers and students amid the substantial changes in public education.

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June 6, 2014

OP-ED | Shameful Coverage Of Obamacare’s Real Impacts

by Wendell Potter | June 6, 2014 4:05am

Journalism That Focuses On Political Sniping Does Public A Disservice

If you read my column last week about a Senate hearing that showed how Obamacare has affected Americans, you might have wondered if I was in the same room with reporters who presumably covered the event.

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April 11, 2014

OP-ED | What Digital First’s Troubles Mean For Connecticut Media

by Terry D. Cowgill | April 11, 2014 5:30am

The ever-evolving news media landscape has reached a crossroads — both nationwide and in Connecticut.

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April 7, 2014

Jepsen Announces Re-election Bid

by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2014 7:35am

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 12:42 p.m.) Attorney George Jepsen told WTIC 1080 AM Monday that he will file the paperwork to run for a second term later today.

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April 2, 2014

State Treasurer Candidate Hits the TV Airwaves

by Christine Stuart | April 2, 2014 11:08pm

It’s that time again. Spring. When political candidates start vying for delegates and in the case of Republican candidate Bob Eick — television spots.

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April 1, 2014

WTIC Airs Rowland’s Show Despite Calls To The Contrary

by Staff Report | April 1, 2014 2:17pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 4:11 p.m.) WTIC 1080 AM allowed former Gov. John G. Rowland to go back on the air Tuesday afternoon, shortly after Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said that “any reasonable outlet” would remove him.

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March 11, 2014

Watchdog Agencies Pan Proposal For Central Hearing Office

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Some of the nine watchdog agencies who felt that they were under attack when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy consolidated them under the Office of Governmental Accountability were surprised this year when a bill called for further consolidation of their functions.

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March 10, 2014

Lanza’s Father Gives Interview to The New Yorker

by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2014 9:48am

The father of the gunman who took the lives of 20 students and six educators is speaking publicly for the first time in a 7,600-word article published today in The New Yorker.

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March 7, 2014

OP-ED | A Way Forward for Journalism? Benefit Corporations

by Doug Hardy | March 7, 2014 3:18pm

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It’s no secret these days that the news industry — which plays an absolutely crucial role in our democratic process at every level — has been badly disrupted. The cause of this is not only the rise of the Internet and the resulting destruction of print’s monopoly on distribution.

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