A city commissioner in Portland, Ore., sparked something of an Internet firestorm this week with a pair of posts to his official city of Portland blog slamming the local newspaper, the Oregonian. In his original post, titled â€œGoing Richard Sherman on the Oregonian,â€ Steve Novick says commissioners feel attacked by the newspaperâ€™s â€œcriticism and contempt.â€… Continue reading Oregon city commissioner slams newspaper on official blog
Short post tonight. A recent Gallup poll shows that, once again, [fewer people than ever measured before have a high level of trust in newspapers](http://rdd.me/ftf9n7ij). A total of 23 percent of Americans polled said they had a high level of trust in newspapers. The number has declined steadily since 1979, when the number was 51… Continue reading Trust in newspapers hits all-time low
On Sunday and again in today’s paper, the Chronicle published on its opinions page the paper’s political endorsements for this election year. The [first set of endorsements](http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/opinions/article_ef1e405e-115e-11e2-9c86-001a4bcf887a.html?soc=ef1e405e-115e-11e2-9c86-001a4bcf887a) covered statewide races, such as the U.S. House of Representatives, Attorney General and Public Service commission. The [second set](http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/opinions/article_0bd652fc-12ec-11e2-9331-001a4bcf887a.html?soc=0bd652fc-12ec-11e2-9331-001a4bcf887a) dealt with House and Senate races for the state… Continue reading Do newspaper endorsements matter?
“I didn’t realize there are ‘coverage areas’ for news… Too bad huh?” These words came to me in [a comment posted to our Facebook page](https://www.facebook.com/dailychronicle/posts/10151183204615874?comment_id=24581150&offset=0&total_comments=8) in a thread complaining about our lack of coverage of a house explosion in Harrison that badly burned a 34-year-old woman. It began with [this comment](https://www.facebook.com/dailychronicle/posts/10151183204615874): >It’s so sad that… Continue reading Mythbusting
More people continue to disagree with the Chronicle’s decision to begin charging customers for access to its website, asserting in our comments that they know just how to fix the newspaper industry’s online advertising revenue problems.
A reflection on my experience with the Who Needs Newspapers? crew
Who needs newspapers? It’s the question of the day here at the Chronicle, where we are playing host to a video crew from the Who Needs Newspapers? project. The project, put together by a nonprofit called Valid Sources, seeks to interview the top brass and online people at one local newspaper in each state â€”… Continue reading Journalism nonprofit interviewing at the Chronicle today
A look at how the Chronicle handles corrections and why this is so important.
On Saturday evening, the Chronicle will almost certainly do something it has never done before. We will post an in-house promotion on our Facebook page.