Don’t touch that dial! Because it may be a thing of the past, as more local ventures go online to keep your ears entertained.
Music Stephen Carradini
There’s never a shortage of articles claiming that old X media will
disappear because of new Y media: newspaper/radio, radio/TV,
newspaper/Internet — same story, different verse.
Letters to the Editor D.W. Tiffee
An Oct. 12 editorial in The Oklahoman (“Occupy Wall Street movement:
Raging against what exactly?”) described the Occupy Wall Street
demonstrators as “useful idiots” who were protesting “The Man” — people
like Steve Jobs.
OPUBCO requests $1.5 in city incentives funds to help with its planned move downtown.
News Clifton Adcock
A city oversight committee today unanimously passed a measure to provide
public incentives to OPUBCO, the parent company of The Oklahoman
newspaper, for its planned move into downtown’s Century Center.
CFN Gazette staff
The May 25 arrest of an Oklahoman newspaper reporter for taking inappropriate photos proved irresistible for British tabloids. Screamed one wordy headline in The Daily Mail: “Oklahoma
newspaper reporter arrested for ‘taking up-skirt pictures of teen girls’
at emotional graduation for students from tornado-ravaged Moore.”
CFN Gazette staff
Hobby Lobby’s famous — or infamous, some might say — full-page “holiday
message” advertisements propagating Christian principles run in
newspapers nationwide, including its hometown daily, The Oklahoman. This Independence Day was no different.
The Curbside Chronicle aims to bring the homeless into your homes, one issue at a time.
News Louis Fowler
A new newspaper has hit the streets of Oklahoma City, one that is made and sold by the people who live on the streets. The Curbside Chronicle is
the metro’s attempt at a social enterprise magazine, also called a
“street paper,” that provides an area’s homeless community with both a
voice and a means of income.
News Gazette staff Minneapolis-based The Dolan Company, owner of The Journal Record in Oklahoma City, and some of its subsidiaries filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, according to the Wall Street Journal.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
Nature really is all around us. That newspaper or computer screen you’re looking at? Yeah, nature. It’s also everywhere in art, as The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma’s new Nature in Art Series so adeptly portrays. Check out the first show with featured artist Paul Snyder 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Nature Conservancy’s Midtown office, 408 NW Seventh St., and later this month at H&8th Night Market. Admission is free. Visit nature.org/oklahoma.