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October 27, 2013

We Apologize

by Staff Report | October 27, 2013 9:54am

We apologize for any inconvenience Saturday’s server failure may have caused. We have resolved the issue and are working to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

October 23, 2013

OP-ED | Throwing More Trash on the Pile Does Not Help Journalism

by Barth Keck | October 23, 2013 5:30am

 

What do Jimmy Kimmel, lobsters, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development have in common?

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October 11, 2013

OP-ED | Guay’s Departure At OGA Symptomatic Of Bad Government

by Terry Cowgill | October 11, 2013 5:30am

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The resignation of a high-ranking $118,000-a-year official from a state government post isn’t something you normally celebrate. But the reaction last week to the departure of a member of the Malloy administration made some officials so happy they could barely contain their glee.

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September 27, 2013

OP-ED | Popular Science Dumps Comments, Illustrates Major Problem In Digital News

by Barth Keck | September 27, 2013 5:30am

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Newspapers — at least the kind that appear on actual paper and are thrown on driveways and doorsteps every morning — are dying.

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September 25, 2013

Popular Science Mag Shuts Off Comments

by Staff Report | September 25, 2013 8:35am

Comments can be bad for science. That’s why PopularScience.com is shutting them off.

What do you think? Should every website have comments or do they cloud the perception of the article?

Click here to read about why Popular Science is shutting off their comments.

September 18, 2013

Chairman Makes Passionate Plea To Keep Crime Evidence Private

by Hugh McQuaid | September 18, 2013 4:34pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo A chairman of a state panel tasked with balancing victim privacy and public transparency gave emotional and personal testimony Wednesday in favor of restricting disclosure of some law enforcement records.

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September 17, 2013

Rowland to Foley: ‘Politics 101, the Candidate Does Not Sling the Mud’

by Hugh McQuaid | September 17, 2013 7:00am

Christine Stuart file photo Former Gov. John Rowland offered Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley some political advice Monday on his radio show, calling the ethical allegations Foley recently leveled at the current governor “a little bizarre.”

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September 15, 2013

In TV Interview, Foley Accuses Malloy of Ethical Challenges

by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2013 2:39pm

Screengrab of video When he announced his exploratory campaign for governor earlier this week Republican Tom Foley made some sweeping statements about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s ethics, but he refused to offer any specifics. On “Face the State” Sunday he offered up at least four examples of “things that are believed,” about Malloy’s administration.

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September 3, 2013

OP-ED | Technology, News, and Nostalgia

by Barth Keck | September 3, 2013 1:00am

A recent camping trip got me thinking about newspapers, and not just because I had to go several days without my morning paper. After waking up one brisk morning, I began crumpling old newspapers to start a fire.

“What will I use to start fires once newspapers disappear?” I wondered.

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August 21, 2013

Task Force Member Urges Caution Regarding Secrecy

by Hugh McQuaid | August 21, 2013 3:50pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo A member of the legislature’s panel tasked with balancing transparency and victim privacy expressed concern Wednesday that the group’s membership is weighted too heavily in favor of reducing public access to information.

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