Would Missouri bushwhacker William Quantrill rally a flash mob on Twitter? If the residents of Lawrence knew a murderous mob was coming, could they have saved the town?
The best of Kansas City journalism will be on display June 22 when the Kansas City Press Club hosts this year’s Heart of America Awards banquet at the Grand Street Cafe. Reservations can be made until June 1.
The new venue – previous banquets had been held at the downtown Marriott’s Muehlebach ballroom – means cheaper tickets: $35 per person. Continue reading
- Steve Vockradt left the Kansas City Business Journal to join the Pitch.
- Lindsey Slater Diepenbrock was named news director at 6News Lawrence.
- Katie Bean left the Lawrence Journal-World to join the Business Journal as its special sections editor.
- Shawnee Dispatch editor Rob Roberts has left to join the Kansas City Business Journal, covering real estate.
- Lawrence Journal-World managing editor Caroline Trowbridge has left the paper after 30 years with the World Company
- KSHB assistant news director Brett Akagi left the station.
- Kansas City Star columnist and editorial board member E. Thomas McClanahan retired.
After seeing a giant drop in circulation in the last September’s Alliance for Audited Media report (formerly Audit Bureau of Circulation), the Kansas City Star saw some small gains in the report issued Monday.
McClatchy, the parent company of the Kansas City Star, released its first quarter earnings statement yesterday, and said it’s earned more than $5.8 million so far from its paywall, implemented company-wide in December. The PlusProgram now has more than 22,000 subscribers, the company said. In January, the program had about 8,000 subscribers. Continue reading