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LOOK: Is The Miami Herald Media Company Pandering To Stereotypes?

Posted 09.10.2013 | Miami

Here's one way to deal with declining newspaper circulation and advertising revenue: the Miami Herald Media Company, a division of journalism giant Th...

McClatchy Sounding Skeptical Notes On Syria

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.07.2013 | Media

As the talk of possible chemical weapons use in Syria heats up, reporters from the McClatchy group of newspapers have been noticeably more skeptical t...

Army Probes Crime Lab Workers After Critical News Reports

McClatchy | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stung by critical stories about their crime laboratory, officials at Army Criminal Investigation Command recently questioned lab employe...

Those Rapacious Health Insurers Raise Premiums 9% This Year for Job-Based Health Insurance

Pearl Korn | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Job-based healthcare plans now cost a whopping $15,000 per year for a family, with workers picking up $4,129 of that amount, meaning that workers' share of healthcare costs has risen a stunning 131% in 10 years.

Big Newspaper Chain Sees Hopeful Signs

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Newspaper publisher McClatchy Co. said Tuesday that its revenue isn't declining as much over the past two months. Its stock rose more...

Michael Calderone

Bloomberg News Hires Another Top D.C. Reporter

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.13.2011 | Media

Margaret Talev, who's been covering the Obama White House for McClatchy Newspapers, will soon be heading to Bloomberg News, according to a source with...

Big Newspaper Chain Posts Bleak Quarterly Earnings

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | Media

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — McClatchy Co., publisher of The Sacramento (Calif.) Bee, The Miami Herald and other newspapers, said Tuesday that it had a ...

Financial Reform: It's the Derivatives, Stupid!

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Wall Streeters who get millions in bonuses to know better are still trading in derivatives. Nothing is preventing another financial collapse, when Wall Street will come crying to Washington for a new $700 billion

Jason Linkins

Celebrate Gitmo's Eighth Birthday With A McClatchy Read-In

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Gitmo celebrating another anniversary, it's a good time to revisit a fantastic McClatchy series, which addressed who the detainees were, and what happened in the prisons the Bush administration set up in Afghanistan and Cuba.

Amnesty: Honduras Photos and Protestor Testimonies Show Extent of Police Violence

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

If the repression under the coup regime in Honduras were more widely known, it would be much more difficult for representatives of that regime to peddle their story in Washington that their government is "democratic" and "respects the rule of law."

McClatchy Doubles 2Q Profit

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — McClatchy Co.'s second-quarter profit more than doubled as a cost-costing spree that wiped out one-third of the newspaper publis...

McClatchy CEO "Hoping The Competition Goes Bankrupt Before He Does": Forbes

Forbes | Parmy Olson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chief Executive Gary Pruitt is slashing costs and playing chicken with bondholders, hoping the competition goes bankrupt before he does....

Fresno Bee To Lay Off 63, Cut Salaries

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Bee will lay off 63 workers and cut salaries in order to reduce expenses in a weak advertising market. In a memo to...

Chuck Kennedy, McClatchy Photographer, Takes White House Job

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chuck Kennedy, a veteran photographer who's covered presidential campaigns, the White House and Congress for two decades, is leaving the McClatchy-Tri...

Report: The Miami Herald Is For Sale

New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The McClatchy Company, burdened by debt and a steep slide in newspaper advertising, wants to sell one of its most-prized properties, The Miami Herald,...

Requiem for the Bailout Storyline

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Solomon

Recent events should not be allowed to obscure the reality that the news media played a pivotal role in stampeding the country into a bailout that was unwise and unjust.

Report on ex-Guantanamo Prisoners Reveals Systematic Abuse and Chronic Failures of Intelligence

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

The results should be disturbing to anyone who still cherishes the illusion, maintained by the administration, that the Guantanamo prisoners are "the worst of the worst."

Max Follmer

The Reporting Team That Got Iraq Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the war in Iraq completes its fifth year this week, The Huffington Post is featuring interviews with and essays by those journalists, elected offic...