STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Sacred Heart 5th Graders
Monday, May 20, 2013, Tracy Bergum's 5th grade students from Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks visited the Grand Forks Herald downtown office. Thanks for coming - we enjoyed your visit!
... Posted on 5/21/13 at 9:18 AM
THE NEW FORTY It's time to clean out those nooks and crannies...
The Forum has a choice to make. Will it revise its existing policy on wedding announcements to allow for publication of same-sex wedding announcements?
The opportunity for this choice arose froma deni... Posted on 7/24/12 at 10:04 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Writing About Writing (and Religion)
Not to be hopelessly twee or self-referential here, but I've noticed a buildup of journalism- and media-related links building up here on my browser, starting with a couple of things about religion re... Posted on 6/18/12 at 1:26 PM
Critics dubbed USA Today "McPaper" when it debuted in 1982, and they accused its founder, Al Neuharth, of dumbing down American journalism with its easy-to-read articles and bright graphics. But it was Neuharth who had the last laugh when USA Today became the nation's most-circulated newspaper in the late 1990s.
Gallup’s findings expose what Americans have known or are coming to know: most elements of the “mainstream” news media, driven by political ideology, are proactive in framing issues, defining political candidates and highlighting the political-social agendas of those who reflect their bias.
Six decades after they worked together at the University of South Dakota's student newspaper, Al Neuharth, 88, and Marilyn Hagerty, 86, are reuniting. Neuharth, the founder of USA Today, on Thursday will present his one-time editor at USD's Volante student newspaper with the 2012 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media.
You can add the publisher’s name to the list of people annoyed when the Herald doesn’t cover events in our town. The Jack Hagerty Lecture was delivered Thursday evening. It wasn’t mentioned in Friday’s paper. Wait. It gets worse. The lecture was in the Herald conference room. The Herald endowed the lecture series to honor Jack Hagerty when he retired.
The lecture is among the most important things we do, because it helps our community appreciate our business.
A North Dakota Department of Public Instruction official said Tuesday that early investigation of a newspaper’s allegations of possible cheating in Fargo Public Schools has found no evidence of wrongdoing, statistically or anecdotally.
"She realizes much of the buzz is coming from New York elitists making fun of her simple North Dakota palate, but she insists: "I'm greatly amused," Star Tribune reporter Curt Brown writes. "Some of the people who e-mail me say they're kind of snobby there," Hagerty said.
VIDEO: Watch her interview on 'CBS This Morning: Saturday" at bottom of articleHerald columnist to appear on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC; 1st appearance is Saturday morning As Internet buzz over Marilyn Hagerty’s review of the Grand Forks Olive Garden continued to build today, the longtime Herald columnist said her newfound national fame was still “pretty surreal.”
Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty has gone viral. To be more specific, her Wednesday restaurant review of Olive Garden has gone viral. In the nearly 56 hours since her Eatbeat column was posted on GrandForksHerald.com, it has received nearly 300,000 article views.
News Corp. said James Murdoch, the son of 80-year-old media scion Rupert Murdoch, has relinquished his position at News International to focus on the company's international TV business. He will remain deputy chief operating officer of News Corp.
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