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Illinois daily suing former pusblisher

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Illino, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Illino

    Illino Member


    Sounds like the guy tried to run the Daily News into the ground in order to start a weekly paper. That's pretty messed up.
  2. A CNHI paper?
    Publisher should have let CNHI work it's own magic.
    He should have been more patient.
  3. writingump

    writingump Member

    Effingham has one of the greatest nicknames in all of high school sports -- the Flaming Hearts. That's all I have.
  4. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Great stopping place along 57 or 70 on the way to St. Louis. Living there? Ehh. :)
  5. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    Mrs. Stain worked there for a few years after college, knows most of the people involved, and is fascinated.

    I didn't hate living there, but it wasn't anything special.
  6. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Don't know what the guy did, but I doubt he's the first to plan to launch a business rival (in any field).
  7. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member


    Punishment? Crucifixion on the Effingham cross!
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  8. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    The main thing they are mad about, apparently, is that he poached sales reps.
  9. SalukiNC

    SalukiNC Member

    Grew up there. That paper has taken a beating and it never was very good.
  10. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Jesus, that's got to be 30 feet tall, at least.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  11. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    You should see it in person. It's huge.
  12. beanpole

    beanpole Member

    CNHI has no case unless the guy cooked the books or unless he had a non-compete in a contract, I think.
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