Veteran newspaper journalists to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Former Virginian-Pilot editor Glenn Allen Scott dies

From:  The Virginian-Pilot, 2.9.16

By:  Joanne Kimberlin


When a man died in front of The Virginian-Pilot this week, journalists peered out their windows, wondering who that was under the paramedics’ white sheet.

Louis W. Hodges, Knight Professor of Journalism Ethics Emeritus at Washington and Lee, Dies at 83

From:  Posted on by Admin  - Washington &a

Editorial - Tommy Norment vs. The People

From: The Tidewater News 2.10.16

Editorial - The Winchester Star

From:  The Winchester Star - 2.10.15

Editorial: Punishing Virginians and journalists

From: The Virginian-Pilot 2.10.16

IF SOME BANK wants to foreclose on a house in your neighborhood, shouldn’t you have every possible opportunity to find out about it?

You should, for many reasons, starting with ensuring stability in your community and ending with the possibility that you could help.

That would be harder under a perennial piece of legislation now making its way through the legislature.

Bill protects names of public workers Legislation would be a major rewrite of Virginia's Freedom of Information Act

From: Daily Press, 2/9/16

By: Travis Fain /

Undermining foundations Bill will make homeowners at risk of foreclosure more vulnerable, restrict public's right to know

From: Daily Press Editorial 2.9.16

Investment firm buys majority stake in Daily Press parent company, Tribune Publishing

From: Chicago Tribune
By: Robert Channick

Michael Ferro, majority owner of the Chicago Sun-Times, has become the largest shareholder in Chicago-based Tribune Publishing, parent company of the Daily Press, The Virginia Gazette, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other major newspapers.

Tribune Publishing sold more than 5.2 million shares of newly issued common stock to Merrick Media, a Chicago-based investment firm controlled by Ferro, in a $44.4 million deal announced Thursday.

Richmond’s Jim and Bobby Ukrop to be honored as the 2016 Virginians of the Year

Jim and Bobby Ukrop, most known as second-generation top executives of the family’s venerated regional grocery chain, which they sold in 2010, were named the 2016 Virginians of the Year.

Though his family name is one of the most recognizable names in Virginia, James E. “Jim” Ukrop prefers to stay in the background. Jim also helped found the bank that had branches in Ukrop’s Super Markets, Inc. locations.


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