Nick Coleman flees the Pioneer Press. The Star Tribune hires another lippy white guy.
A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001
Too loud, too opinionated, too brash. Few thought Katherine Lanpher could revive Minnesota Public Radio's sagging Midmorning. WRONG!
At the Twin Cities' local dailies, online journalism shakes up the newsroom
Quick: Did you know last Monday who'd been arrested in the Moose Lake kidnapping? Not if you got your news from the Associated Press, WCCO, or MPR.
Star Tribune honchos pooh-pooh insinuations that they're at war with that other paper across the river. So why is the Strib stomping all around the PiPress's back yard?
Why would Pioneer Press editor Walker Lundy delve into news that's not fit to print?
According to one PiPress staffer, the newsroom drama that led to theater critic Jayne Blanchard's firing was "like watching an auto accident happen in slow motion. You could see a way out for everyone. But things just kept getting more and more bloody."