The difference between a corporate chain paper and the Anniston Star

Anniston Star
"A corporate publisher is a manager dangling at the end of a long corporate chain; he or she either doesn't care or can't act independently," writes Star publisher H. Brandt Ayers, who is celebrating 50 years in journalism. "I care, deeply. I was born here." PLUS: "A succession of dimwits, adjustable dumbbells, demagogues and disappointments" in Alabama politics.
> Earlier: "The Star is a small paper that packs an outsized punch"

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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