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former Dallas Times-Herald Editor Ken Johnson dies

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by writing irish, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member


    RIP and thanks for all those years of Blackie Sherrod.
  2. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    Interesting story in here on the newspaper company he co-founded with Will Jarrett, each investing about 50K of their own money and walking away with about $20 million each:


    I never met Johnson, but I met Jarrett (job interview in Dallas) about a year before he and Johnson started their company. He was incredibly blunt, asking me about a former boss, which I answered diplomatically, and then he said, "Yeah? I think he's an asshole."
  3. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    The essence of Ken Johnson, captured by D Magazine editor Wick Allison:

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