Category: Journalism

Milking it

Just an aside: Scottie Mayfield appears to be quite adept at using the media, despite his never having run for office before. First he announced that he was thinking about running; then he announced that he was through thinking, and

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Chattanooga AP correspondent laid off

Developing story: a tipster says that the Associated Press has discontinued the employment of Bill Poovey, who has been the state bureau’s sole Chattanooga correspondent. As of this writing, Poovey’s name is still listed on the AP’s Tennessee staff bios

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Politics isn’t pretty—is it? Part 2

The Chattanooga Pulse elevated a few heart rates this week (if mostly among journalists) with its less than conventional interview of congressional candidate Weston Wamp. The URL that got passed around to bloggers and twitterers went straight to the article’s

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Small town news

Small newspapers who can’t afford to send their own reporters to Nashville to cover their local legislators can now subscribe to a service that will write and send them articles to run. According to the marketing text on the company’s

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Reporter recounts “Occupy” arrest ordeal

Reporter recounts “Occupy” arrest ordeal

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