NPR affiliate WRNI aims to be a major media player in Rhode Island

Providence Phoenix
The station, which has five reporters vs. Providence Journal's four dozen, tries to compete with the paper on the three to five biggest stories of the week. General manager Joe O'Connor tells David Scharfenberg that he hopes to eventually vault past the ProJo -- in esteem if not in breadth of coverage. "I would like to think that, in five years, people have us on a higher pedestal."
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  • 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 MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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