Alaska public media falling apart

Updated 16 Sep 2011. Updates at the bottom of the post. — Things are tough all over the public media world these days. But if you think you’ve got it bad, you should try working in the Alaska public media world. It’s brutal. In case you hadn’t heard or figured it out, I was fired…

Long time, no see

It’s been a hell of an early fall. Just not so much on this blog. First off, we had the reorganization that came through in mid-August, reshuffling the departments at APTI / KSKA / KAKM / APRN (there’s no end of acronyms, I assure you) in Anchorage. I ended up in charge of all public…

Bye-Bye Buckley

With the passing of William F. Buckley, I fear an era of American intellectualism may have come to a close. Such a smart guy, even if he made you mad. But I’ll remember him as exquisitely entertaining. Terry Heaton may have the best line referring to Buckley’s unique style: “…he raised ‘leaning back’ to an…