In light of the furor Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling generated with racist remarks he made during a recent phone conversation with his girlfriend (listen to the audio here), it's worth noting that the Minnesota Twins once had a racist owner as well.In 1978, Calvin Griffith, owner of the ... More >>
One interesting new tidbit from the Strib's Amy Koch exposé has to do with how news of Koch's affair with then-staffer Michael Brodkorb circulated back in December 2011.SEE ALSO: Amy Koch owns bowling alley, offers up unfortunate quote while talking about itTurns out news was spoon-fed to WCCO by l ... More >>
In a move that some suggest is undemocratic and hasty, the legislature may legalize wolf hunting.Yesterday, gray wolves were removed from the federal protection list, putting the animals under the control of the Minnesota DNR. And before the day was through, legislators were already developing pl ... More >>
MinnPost advertises Governor Mark Dayton's appearance at MinnRoastTomorrow night is the fourth annual MinnRoast, a fundraiser for MinnPost's "non-partisan, nonprofit" brand of journalism. And former Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman argues convincingly today that the whole event compromises ... More >>
Kitty Kelley supports Nick Coleman.Celebrity biographer Kitty Kelley is so ticked off over Saint John's University's controversial ousting of Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman that she withdrew her support for the school and slammed it on Huffington Post. Coleman was a Senior Fellow at the ... More >>
Star Tribune columnist was too offensive
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"She died doing the journalistic duty. ... That would be typical of her."
Is it high-quality journalism to run an interview with a controversial columnist and not challenge her opinions?
Will the son of God be sharing a cell with Bernie Madoff?
A former Strib columnist blasts "MENPost" for its disproportionately male staff. MinnPost's media critic rushes to the defense. Fight!
What's more fun than watching grumpy old men yell at each other?
Is Pawlenty starting to act like Shrek's Donkey in his attempt to be picked as the next Republican candidate for governor?
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In the Star Tribune's sad days of layoffs, cost cutting, and utter depression, the staff over at 425 Portland have a plea: please save us. We're begging you.
Blotter covers the weird Twin Cities news fit to print
Coleman spoke to Minnesota Public Radio about why he took the buyout, his career at the Star Tribune and the current state of journalism.
Star Tribune editors have been notably silent about the disappearance of long-time columnist Nick Coleman from their news pages. Does anyone actually know what's going on?
Coleman said his newsroom goodbyes Friday, but will officially leave the paper's roster March 13 after more than 3,500 columns and 26 years of writing in the Twin Cities.
If you tried to apply for a spot, you are out of luck. The Star Tribune picked their two new Metro section columnists internally.
In a letter to a reader, Harte explains their decision to cut the Coleman and Kersten columns, saying their views ... More >>
Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign took another stab at blogs and online media today during their "media availability" where they refus ... More >>
The coverage of the bridge collapse by the daily papers, particularly the Star Tribune, has been terrific. It's a prime example of why we need first-rate, adequately staffed daily newspapers. But some of the attempts to raise the import of the event have gotten a little out of hand.
Air America Minnesota struggles to get off the ground
Teenagers on the North Side getting gunned down. Rich versus poor. Lake Harriet versus Plymouth Ave. The blame game. Keith Ellison, savior/demon. Murderapolis, summer 2006. Somalis on the defensive. Bar fights, street hassles, the basketball hoops taken off the backboards at Painter Park, which has ... More >>
Why Northwest Wanted a Strike, and its Mechanics Had No Choice Here we are in day five of AMFA's strike against Northwest Airlines and, as anticipated, there have been some blown tires and cancellations and safety-related intakes of breath, but the planes are mostly flying, and the mechanics are lo ... More >>
Regular listeners to Air America Minnesota (AM 950) may have wondered these past few days if morning-show host and Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman is taking a President Bush-sized vacation. It has now become clear, however, that Coleman's recent parental leave has become permanent. The program s ... More >>
Via Norwegianity, Flash at Centrisity has discovered Nick Coleman's parental leave from the local Air America affiliate AM950 might be permanent. Air America Minnesota's website shows Wendy Wilde taking over a three-hour time slot in the mornings, with that show's highlights edited for an hour-long ... More >>
Revolution at the Strib? The Star Tribune's continuing quest to be all things to all people--or at least more things to more people in Maple Grove--will soon result in a redesign, according to reader representative Kate Parry's latest column. The change afoot is based on research done by a journal ... More >>
Hugh Hewitt makes an enemy's list--Strib #2
In your face, loser: The citizen as fan
To one local bank, a Republican in need is a friend indeed
TCF Bank pulls advertising from the Star Tribune over the Nick Coleman/Power Line shouting match
How I learned to stop worrying and love the Strib
Nick Coleman flees the Pioneer Press. The Star Tribune hires another lippy white guy.
The specter of a newspaper strike looms in St. Paul --but no matter what happens, the Pioneer Press will never be the same
Babs has convinced the media players she's in the game, something the mayor seems not to have expected.