Sun-Times owner: I didn't tell editors how to handle Bloomberg's story about my firm

Chicago Reader
A 1,839-word Bloomberg piece this week accusing the Sun-Times owner's firm of costing taxpayers millions was edited down to 259 words for publication in the Chicago tabloid. Michael Miner asked Sun-Times owner James Tyree (left) if he'd given the paper any instructions on how to deal with the story. "Not one," he said. "Not on this nor on anything else."

  • 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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