Posted on December 18, 2012 by dubymcd
CJR Assistant Editor Sara Morrison gives kudos to her hometown paper, the Hartford Courant, for its coverage of Newtown:
As bigger outlets from all over the world swarm Newtown to cover an unfathomable tragedy and as legacy outlets and prolific Tweeters alike spat out misinformation and rumors, the Hartford Courant had the best account I’ve seen so far. Its coverage continues to be excellent: patient, accurate, and compassionate.
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Posted on November 27, 2012 by dubymcd
The Hartford Courant’s Lori Riley updates the condition of longtime Connecticut sports columnist Owen Canfield who was injured in a car accident earlier this year.
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Posted on September 13, 2012 by aligutermann
Owen Canfield, a columnist for the Register Citizen and former sports columnist at the Hartford Courant,was injured early Thursday morning when the car he was driving hit a utility pole. Police describe the injuries as “life threatening”. Our thoughts are with him.
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Posted on August 15, 2012 by dubymcd
We see on Facebook that the Hartford Courant’s Tom Condon received his well-deserved “hardware” – his award from the National Headliner Award for best individual editorial writing.
And congratulations to Former Courant Editorial Page Editor Bob Schrepf who is among Five New England Journalists who will receive the “Yankee Quill Award for contributions to journalism.
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Posted on August 8, 2012 by aligutermann
Looks like Melissa Francis is a jack of all trades. Beginning with TV commercials for Johnson and Johnson, landing the role as Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie and finally becoming a television journalist and news reporter for numerous New England Stations, such as Connecticut’s own WFSB, Francis is on to her next big thing. As a current tv journalist for Fox Business Network, Melissa tells Hartford Courant reporter MaryEllen Fillo about her newest endeavor–a Fox Business show called “MONEY with Melissa Francis” and a new book that includes her time in CT. Read more here.
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