Tag Archives: Joyce Terhaar

Newspaper gets stung by ungrateful Kings

Like any other media outlet, the Bee needs clicks, and Cousins’ antics, regardless of how they feel about them, move the needle. As an entity covering a perennial loser  in one of the NBA’s small-market teams, the Bee has been helped … Continue reading

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Forget the spin and hire more reporters, editors

As unemployed journalists around the country well know, good journalism doesn’t come cheap. It requires many reporters out in the field getting the news and numerous editors processing it. Staffing is the heart of the business, and when you cut … Continue reading

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Advice to the Bee: Hire a few editors and profit from online comments

The Sacramento Bee’s copy editing alumni must be shouting a collective “I told you so” over the newspaper’s acknowledgement that unfettered reader commentary is a bad idea. As we said so often on the copy desk, everyone needs an editor. … Continue reading

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Newspaper owes Maloofs an apology

Are the Bee’s arena stories fair? That’s the remarkable question the newspaper’s executive editor, Joyce Terhaar, asks in a Sunday Forum piece. The answer is obviously a resounding “no.” The newspaper, in its news columns, editorials and columns, has banged … Continue reading

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Kings arena issue turns news coverage into PR

“Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.” That was President Bush patting FEMA chief Michael Brown on the back while disaster was unfolding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Bush’s cavalier remark, so divorced from reality, came to mind … Continue reading

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