Majority Republicans doubt Moore’s accusers: some reasons why

December 4, 2017

By Bill Britt 
Alabama Political Reporter

A new poll by CBS News finds that 71 percent of Alabama Republicans believe the allegations against Roy Moore are false. Of those surveyed, 92 percent of Republicans who don’t believe the claims against Moore think, “Democrats are behind the charges,” and 88 percent say, “newspapers and the media are behind them.” When reports leave gaps in a story or cite inaccuracies as fact, it’s not surprising that a vast majority of Republicans doubt what they read in the news and hear on television.

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“What can the Internet do for us?”

June 22, 2017

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Congratulations to Josh Moon, my colleague at The Alabama Political Reporter, for taking a couple of journalism awards from the Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors group. Those aren’t Moon’s first awards, and they likely won’t be his last.

Showing nothing but class, Moon put the awards in the correct perspective: We (journalists) do give awards to each other. I’ve won my share, including a Pulitzer Prize and five best editorial column awards from the Alabama Press Association over the years.
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Quality journalism comes in many different forms

June 20, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

I won a couple of awards over the weekend.

The Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors doled out journalism awards to State media at its annual banquet, and I was fortunate enough to pick up two.

It’s nice, but I’ve never been big on awards. It always seemed silly to me to boil an entire year of hard work down to a couple of good stories. And without fail, the stories I liked the most – and the ones I felt were most meaningful – never won a thing.
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New York Times to sell Regional Media Group

December 28, 2011

Staff Report

The New York Times Co. has entered into an agreement to sell its Regional Media Group consisting of 16 regional newspapers, including The Gadsden Times, plus other print publications and related businesses to Halifax Media Holdings LLC for $143 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.

The transaction was announced Monday and is expected to close within a few weeks. Upon its completion, the company will record an after-tax gain on the sale in the first quarter of 2012.
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