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  • Letter to readers about the new California section

    Letter to readers about the new California section
    Dear Readers, Journalist Carey McWilliams, chronicler of the Progressive Era, stood in awe of California. Here was a state, among all others, whose growth and prosperity begged for an explanation. He called California “the great exception,”...
  • Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
  • Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression
    During the final years of Charles Hopkins Clark's reign as editor of The Courant, the newspaper enjoyed a surge in circulation that has been attributed to Emile H. Gauvreau, a short-term managing editor with an enthusiasm for melodramatic news that...
  • Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus

    Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus
    With the end of World War II came profound changes in how Americans lived, reshaping the nation's landscape — and the fortunes of The Courant. Over the next two decades, as the population swelled and the economy flourished, thousands gave up city...
  • Chapter Eight: Hartford Becomes A One Newspaper Town

    Chapter Eight: Hartford Becomes A One Newspaper Town
    The 1970s brought a fundamental shift in the management – and ownership – of most newspapers in the nation, including The Courant.] The Watergate scandal, and the role played by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, re-...
  • Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes

    Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes
    Life in a newsroom is different every day, its rhythms set by external forces. But 1979 was something new. While the staff waited to see what effect — if any — corporate ownership might bring to The Courant, a more palpable shift was...
  • Chapter Ten: Slow To Capitalize On Power Of The Web

    Chapter Ten: Slow To Capitalize On Power Of The Web
    The Internet had existed for years before an English computer scientist in 1989 devised an "information management" system that would eventually allow nearly anyone to display and view pages hosted on computers around the world — the World Wide Web....
  • Caroline Little: It's time to protect journalists who risk their lives to report the news

    Journalists like to tell the story. They do not like to become the story. Unfortunately, during the past several months, journalists have been thrust into the spotlight under tragic circumstances. Around the world, journalists are putting themselves in...
  • 2 movies try to unravel the mystery that is Algren

    2 movies try to unravel the mystery that is Algren
    Nelson Algren used to write books in and about Chicago. Though his name and reputation have diminished over the last decades, he lingers in the shadows. The Tribune has presented yearly literary awards for short stories in his name since 1981, though some...
  • Local editor has a stake in new movie 'Kill the Messenger'

    Local editor has a stake in new movie 'Kill the Messenger'
    Eighteen years ago, San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb published one of the most contested stories in modern journalism: "Dark Alliance," which alleged that a California drug ring had sold crack cocaine to gang members and funneled the profits to...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...