1970 - In the year in which the Journalism Review was founded, here’s a snapshot of the area’s media scene: St. Louis has two daily newspapers: the morning Globe-Democrat, owned by S.I. Newhouse, and the evening Post-Dispatch, owned by Pulitzer Co. They battle each other for scoops, advertisers and public influence. Each has hundreds of thousands of readers. (Under a 1961 … [Read more...] about Fifty years of journalism in St. Louis – a timeline
For its 50th anniversary, Gateway Journalism Review asked eight journalists from print, broadcast and online media to share memories of their careers and the stories that they remember most vividly. GJR also asked them where they get their news, where they think the news business is headed, and which reporters and editors from past decades have had the most influence on them … [Read more...] about Media personalities look back
The broad outlines of a possible way forward for the troubled newsroom at St. Louis Public Radio are starting to become clear, as interim General Manager Tom Livingston takes stock of the organization and engages staff members in a new effort to tackle diversity concerns. Livingston, who took over on Sept. 22, told Gateway Journalism Review he intends to create an internal … [Read more...] about Can St. Louis Public Radio fix problems and regain its footing?
St. Louis Public Radio is searching for a new permanent general manager following the ouster of Tim Eby, after he came under pressure from journalists at the station who made public allegations of racism in early August. University of Missouri-St. Louis officials announced a management shakeup in a staff memo on Thursday. Tom Livingston, a consultant and executive recruiter … [Read more...] about St. Louis Public Radio staff ‘exhausted’ and still upset after general manager’s ouster