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'As the ProJo Turns' and more
An archive of Ian Donnis's media coverage

WRIB’s ethnic broadcasting bites the dust
July 14, 2006

Newspaper war erupts in publisher’s backyard
May 10, 2006

As The ProJo Turns
Reporter rumbles off rather than writing ‘puff pieces’
April 27, 2006

As The ProJo Turns
Young Sulzberger prepares to go West
April 7, 2006

As The ProJo Turns
Bureau consolidation sparks concern about local presence
February 16, 2006

The prince and the paper
Quietly building his journalistic credentials in Rhode Island, 25-year-old Arthur Gregg Sulzberger could one day vie for the top job at the New York Times
February 2, 2006

Is the staffing glass half-full or half-empty?
January 13, 2006

The Journal plans relatively benign cuts
December 16, 2005

Remembering Jack White
October 14, 2005

Ceaseless struggle
The ‘gag order’ controversy at us district court shows how press rights make for a frequent battleground — even in a fairly liberal state like Rhode Island
September 23, 2005

Scribes ponder possible spending cut
August 12, 2005

Inside baseball
What happens when the biggest newspaper in town owns a financial piece of the biggest story in town?
June 29, 2005

'BUR commits to 'RNI
June 17, 2005

Back on the beat
Jim Taricani talks about the fallout of the source confidentiality agreement that landed him in home confinement for four months
June 3, 2005

The Projo's Hauser is gone, but not forgotten
April 22, 2005

WRNI’s fight to survive
Several things, including the end of AG Lynch’s investigation, could shed more light on the future of public radio in Rhode Island
April 8, 2005

The ProJo’s angry man
Although op-ed columnist Edward Achorn is peerless when it comes to provoking cheers and jeers, his influence remains a subject of debate
March 18, 2005

Upward bound
Heslin snags ProJo new media post; also, the talk on Laffey
March 11, 2005

Big changes less likely for local media landscape
February 4, 2005

Will Channel 6 ever get it together?
Management cites a new effort to build credibility, but a financial squeeze raises questions about the future of the third-place TV news operation
January 14, 2005

Taricani case grows more murky in court
December 17, 2004

The trials of Jim Taricani
Only in Rhode Island could a chance conversation reveal a closely guarded confidential source
December 10, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Journal turns to obituaries for revenue
November 26, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Suspension of sports editor upsets colleagues
October 22, 2004

The incredible disappearing debate
Critics say the flap over the showdown between Rogers and Kennedy proves that TV doesn't do enough to inform the public
October 15, 2004

What’s next for WBUR?
October 15, 2004

WRNI imbroglio sparks more questions
October 1, 2004

The undoing of WRNI
The wavering commitment of the Boston-based WBURGroup comes full circle
September 24, 2004

WBUR Group to sell Rhode Island’s public radio station
Sudden move sparks outrage among WRNI donors
September 17, 2004

WRNI -- some of the rest of the story
September 3, 2004

'Streamlining' sparks cuts at WRNI
August 27, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
CJR article elicits concern from publisher Sutton
June 25, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Not giving credit where credit is due
June 11, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Free parking offers a lift to the scribes
May 07, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Pulitzer hopes come up short
April 09, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Rorschach test:Is the ProJo’s superb watchdog reporting the mark of a vibrant newspaper, or a vestige of bygone glory days?
February 27, 2004

As the ProJo Turns
Guild pact awaits implementation, and the Globe’s ‘scoop’
January 30, 2004

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A strong season for the ProJo
December 26, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Peace breaks out at the ProJo
December 19, 2003

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Contract talks prove elusive
November 7, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Plot thickens on Belo's TV quest
September 26, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Advertisers give the Guild a lift
September 5, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Belo doesn't bite on ethics apple
August 29, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
The Guild prods Belo on ethics
August 1, 2003

FCC rules rollback gains momentum
July 25, 2003

The mouth that roars
Talk radio in Rhode Island features a healthy dose of politics, but can it help Carcieri build his support in the General Assembly?
July 18, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
The Guild strikes back after "impasse"
July 11, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Guild vote repudiates management's heavy hand
June 20, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Guild contract hangs in the balance
June 13, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
The Pulitzer quest, and two stances on expungement
June 6, 2003

Belo's bonanza
The FCC is poised to unleash big media, paving the way for the ProJo’s corporate parent to buy a TV station in Rhode Island
May 30, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
A brief respite from the union-management standoff
May 23, 2003

Losing the beat
The ability of out-of-town papers to offer better early coverage of the Station fire shows how the Providence Journal has become a less surefooted institution
May 2, 2003

NLRB judges scorns editor's credibility in Ziner case
April 17, 2003

A sudden halt to contract hopes
April 10, 2003

As the ProJo Turns
Vet brings necessary skepticism to war coverage
April 4, 2003

West Warwick fire overshadows the Guild's 30th Follies
February 28, 2003

Cianci's secret plan to buy the Journal revealed
January 24, 2003

Investigative team back to full strength
December 13, 2002

In whose interest?
Political coverage on television is diminishing, and revenue from political advertising is soaring. Critics say free air time for candidates could help solve the problem
December 13, 2002

Management appeals NLRB decision
November 29, 2002

Guild and management back at the negotiating table
November 1, 2002

Feeling inhibited
Providence Journal publisher Howard G. Sutton's spiking of an op-ed piece about the current state of journalism reflects a growing level of timidity
October 18, 2002

Guild seeks new talks with management
October 11, 2002

NLRB judge rules in Guild's favor
September 20, 2002

A mixed message on the Harwood-Collins case
September 13, 2002

Marketing comes into the fore at projo.com
July 12, 2002

The Journal gets the goods in rampage story
June 21, 2002

Rampage makes for a difficult self-examination at the Journal
June 7, 2002

Covering the case
Rhode Islanders can choose from a buffet of coverage when it comes to the Plunder Dome trial of Providence Mayor Vincent A. 'Buddy' Cianci Jr.
May 24, 2002

The persistence of memory
May 10, 2002

Paper faced scant competition for NENA recognition
March 29, 2002

Guild takes issue with NENA's plaudits for paper
March 20, 2002

Sinking feeling
After two years of intensifying internal conflict, many of the fears about Belo's downsizing of the Providence Journal are coming to fruition
March 8, 2002

Divide remains wide with start of NLRB hearing
March 1, 2002

NLRB showdown looms after the laughs
February 22, 2002

Newport closure triggers reporter's departure
January 18, 2002

Newport bureau bites the dust
January 11, 2002

Buyouts cut deep on Fountain Street
December 13, 2001

Guild defers boycott vote until after buyout
October 26, 2001

Bad to worse on Fountain Street
October 12, 2001

Bylines set to diminish on Fountain Street
September 7, 2001

Wishful thinking
Persistent rumors that the New York Times Company will buy the Providence Journal speak mostly to poisoned morale -- and concerns that the newspaper's tradition is coming undone
August 16, 2001

'ProJo' editors cave on reporter after subject complains
August 2, 2001

'Times' scribe rebuts Belo chairman on 'ProJo' "exodus"
July 19, 2001

Strategic partners
The Providence Journal is a natural resource for WRNI-AM. But the very things that make it an appealing alliance --money and influence -- carry their own risks
May 31, 2001

Belo lays an egg
The Dallas-based owner of the Providence Journal has ambitious plans for integrating its media empire with the Web, but some early stumbles have critics wondering about the vision thing
February 8, 2001

Disappearing ink
The Providence Journal's coverage of stories in which the paper had a stake used to be inconsistent. But since it was bought by Belo, the commitment to self-scrutiny has withered
November 23, 2000

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