Local Media Category Archives
If you’re depending on the Washington Post for factual information about elections in Virginia, you’re looking in the wrong place. Case in point: this weekend the WashPo ran this article about E. W. Jackson.
This is definitely worth checking out: a mongrel cross between the Drudge Report and E-bay as the re-invention of local news. The PWC News Network is here.
The Washington Post, in an article which rather strangely reports on the Washington Post as if it was a third party, announced that it is “reportedly,” according to unnamed sources, considering putting up a paywall on their online edition. In addition, the 80 local newspapers sold by Media General to Warren Buffet (less the Manassas News & […]
We’ve seen our local government spend upwards of $900,000 ”freshening up” the office spaces for senior county employees during a difficult recession. We’ve seen local elected officials buying campaign advertisements with taxpayer dollars. What we hadn’t seen, until now, was local government censoring opposing viewpoints in the local mainstream media. Really, is there any low Prince William County […]
What I had long anticipated has finally happened: The Manassas News & Messenger will cease operations at the end of December. I will not be mourning the loss, but rather looking forward to what will eventually step into the gap, as there is a strong demand for local news, plenty of advertisers who want to place […]
It’s been a long time since I’ve been surprised by the idiocy of the Manassas News & Messenger, primarily because I don’t bother to waste time reading the mindless drivel they try to pass off as journalism. Calling me tonight just as I was getting the kids ready to go out trick-or-treating, I got enough […]
Sometimes what you see in the local paper just makes you go ‘huh?’
According to the National Fire Protection Association, candles cause four percent of all reported house fires in the U.S., 10 percent of fire injuries and six percent of fire deaths.
The Folkstone Road blaze caused at least $100,000 to the house.
If I set myself […]