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Special Senate Session on judicial nominees overlooked by news media

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The State Senate is in session this week for hearings to consider three of Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s judicial nominations, likely his last. The Star-Advertiser ran a brief Associated Press story on the hearings, which in turn is attributed to information published by West Hawaii Today. It seems this matter has been almost entirely under the […]

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Tags: Court · Media · Politics

A reader comments on today’s Star-Advertiser

October 20th, 2014 · 16 Comments

This comment in from a reader: Front page of today’s paper is a full two page wrap around of local weather art. Photo by AP. Nothing special about the photo. When I was in college I had one professor who used to say “if you can’t make it good make it big” Another example of […]

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Tags: Media

“Honolulu Advertiser”, The Auction

October 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Here’s what happened when the heavy brass sign that once graced the Honolulu Advertiser went on the auction block. Yesterday’s auction was by Wendy McClain, McClain’s Ultimate Attic.

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Tags: History · Media

Honolulu Advertiser items on the auction block

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Refugees from the old Honolulu Advertiser, or history buffs generally, might be interested in several items to be offered in an auction by Wendy McClain of McClain’s Ultimate Attic. It’s scheduled for Saturday morning at 10 a.m., 780 South Beretania Street, directly across from the police station. You can click through to the catalog of […]

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Tags: Art · Media · Photographs

Star-Advertiser owner heading towards statewide monopoly in daily newspapers

October 6th, 2014 · 15 Comments

A reader caught a couple of online bloopers at Staradvertiser.com yesterday. He wondered: “Does anyone read this stuff after it gets published? Do they ever make corrections or do they just let it slide?” Speaking of the Star-Advertiser, I’m wondering how others view announced purchase of the Hawaii Tribune-Herald and West Hawaii Today by Oahu […]

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Tags: Business · Media