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Gustave Whitehead's Last Hurrah

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.02.2015 | Science
Carroll F. Gray

Anyone who has been paying close attention to the argument over whether Gustave Whitehead or Wilbur and Orville Wright flew first, can see that the recent attempt to promote Whitehead is in a state of collapse.

Hack vs Flack? What's the Problem? Geography!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

In an increasingly globalized world, albeit with local interests, where stories often break on social media before anyone has time to breathe, journalists and PR pros can't afford to be "geography challenged."

That's a Very Good Question

Howard Sherman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Howard Sherman

"That's a very good question" is a ploy media coaches teach interview subjects to use. I'd like to offer new conversational placeholders during media opportunities, to allow the gathering of wits and to possibly redirect a troublesome dialogue...

Senior Prank Involving Goats Backfires!

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Teen

SIMSBURY, Conn. — Firefighters were called to a Connecticut high school for a goat removal. Authorities say firefighters rescued four goats fro...

Hartford Courant Hit With Plagiarism Suit

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HARTFORD, Conn. — A small, family-owned Connecticut newspaper sued the state's largest newspaper Thursday, saying it repeatedly plagiarized stor...

George Gombossy, Hartford Courant Consumer Columnist, Cries Foul Over Departure

AP | PATRICK SANDERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HARTFORD, Conn. — Less than a year after Tribune Co. launched an innovative plan to combine the newsrooms of The Hartford Courant and a local TV...

Hartford Courant to Shed 100 Jobs this Week

Editor and Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Hartford Courant, struggling with other Tribune Co. newspapers with bankruptcy, massive debt and an industrywide decline in advertising, says it w...

Obama Campaign Big Winner in Media Revolution

Steve Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Miller

Now on the precipice of possibly winning the presidency, Barack Obama can rightfully say that newer technologies catapulted him into the White House.

Jason Linkins

Courant Treats Student Who Bested Rove In Debate Dismissively | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Bush adviser Karl Rove spent part of his day yesterday addressing the student body of Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut. And th...