Author: Erica Thompson

McClatchy files for bankruptcy

Newspaper publishing giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy this morning, marking yet another milestone in the declining state of local journalism. According to The Washington Post, the filing will “allow the Sacramento-based company to keep...

Melinek joins S&P Global Platts

Jacquelyn Melinek, an intern at Bloomberg covering oil trading, has joined the S&P Global Platts team out of Houston covering petrochemicals. She will start next month. Before interning at Bloomberg, Melinek was an intern...

covering climate now

Reuters joins climate coverage coalition

In an effort to push its climate change coverage, Reuters has joined the ‘Covering Climate Now,’ a project co-founded by Columbia Journalism Review and the Nation. The initiative sets out to strengthen the media’s...

Forbes CEO reflects on 2019 successes

Forbes CEO reflects on 2019 successes

Today, Forbes CEO Mike Federle sent a note to staffers reflecting on the publication’s successes over the past year, saying it will enter into 2020 “stronger than ever,” according to a release issued by...

Waycross Journal-Herald ceases publication

The 105-year-old Waycross Journal-Herald ceased publication last Monday. Roger Williams, whose family has owned the newspaper since his grandfather, Jack Williams Sr., bought it in 1916, said that there was no choice other than...