Terry Fiedler

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008
  • News

    January 10, 2007

    The McClatchy Strib: RIP. WTF?

    Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2006

    RIP Terry Fiedler

    Star Tribune reporters Jon Tevlin and Eric Weiffering have written their own eulogy for Terry Fiedler, who died unexpectedly at age 47 on August 12. It was circulated internally at the Strib:

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2006

    RIP Terry Fiedler

    Former CP staff writer Burl Gilyard has written an elequent tribute to Terry Fiedler, the veteran Star Tribune reporter who died suddenly on Saturday at the age of 47. The piece originally appeared in Toward a one-newspaper town: And then there were three

    Way back in November, when news first broke of a shareholder revolt at Knight Ridder, the Star Tribune rather forcefully poo-poohed the possibility that the Strib's parent company, McClatchy, might make a bid for the faltering newspaper chain. In the Twin Cities market, this was a matter of no trifl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2005

    Toward a one-newspaper town, part two

    On Saturday, the Star Tribune posted a curious story about the uncertain future of its main rival, the St. Paul Pioneer Press. As noted in this space previously, speculation about the Pi Press is fully warranted, given the shareholder revolt at Knight Ridder.

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2005

    Race for the bottom, chapter 76

    Bankruptcy as the airlines' last best business tool There's been a flood of good stories about last week's simultaneous bankruptcy filings by Northwest and Delta--much of it published in cities where neither airline is the hometown carrier. My favorite is a piece in last Thursday's issue of the Ari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2005

    Strib turns on Twins stadium

    This may be the strongest sign yet that the Twins ballpark deal is dead in the water: In the past several days, the ever-boosterish Star Tribune has run a number of stories that cast aspersions on the Pohlad/Hennepin County deal: Jay Weiner's piece totaling up the combined costs of the touted Twins ... More >>

  • News

    July 15, 1998


    After an exhaustive two-year study, the shocking truth is revealed: People don't trust the press

  • News

    November 26, 1997

    Shades of Mediocrity

    For better or worse, the Star Tribune's new owners will stay the course.

  • News

    April 2, 1997

    Home Field Advantage

    Why the Star Tribune is cheerleading for a taxpayer-financed ballpark