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?
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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
Dear editor, I urge you to make Terry Ganey's story from last fall about the Beacon/Public Radio available online. Few people in daily journalism, current or former, have seen it. (The two Post-Dispatch staff members who are quoted in the story aren't aware of its publication.) Plus, it's odd not to publish online a story about an online publication. I'd also suggest … [Read more...] about Letter to the editor: On “Progress of the Beacon/KWMU merger”
Editor's note: This story ran in the Summer 2014 print issue of GJR On one wall of the St. Louis Public Radio newsroom hangs an electronic sign resembling a large flat-screen television with colored graphs, charts and numbers telling the story of the station’s website. One recent summer afternoon, a visitor saw that 89 people were checking out the site to see what the … [Read more...] about Progress of the Beacon/KWMU merger
Special to GJR Editor's Note: William H. Freivogel, publisher of GJR, is married to Beacon editor Margaret W. Freivogel. He also was a founder of the Beacon and is a contributor. St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon announced Thursday that they are moving ahead with their previously announced merger plan and that final action by the University of Missouri … [Read more...] about Beacon-St. Louis Public Radio a National Model