Tag: Skip Foster
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Peter SchorschJune 5, 2018
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7min390
As I finish reading Monday’s story in Tallahassee Reports on the ‘pay for play’ problem at the capital’s daily newspaper, Shakespeare comes to mind: “Et tu, Tallahassee Democrat?” Tallahassee Reports (TR) is best thought of as a conservative counterpoint to the Democrat’s coverage, particularly of City Hall. It’s no secret that its editor, Steve Stewart, […]

Staff ReportsJuly 3, 2017
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5min438
We’ve beat up on them before, but we have nothing but praise for the tenacious and relentless reporting of the Tallahassee Democrat as it digs into the percolating scandal surrounding the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).  To recap, the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office in north Florida has issued subpoenas seeking information on redevelopment projects that involve the […]

Jim RosicaOctober 27, 2016
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6min350
Susan Ledford wasn’t an immediately recognizable name from the Tallahassee Democrat‘s newsroom. Unlike Gerald Ensley or Bill Cotterell, she didn’t ride on parade floats or get to be known by governors and lawmakers. But for nearly three decades, Ledford helped make the trains run on time, night after night. Ledford — who’s been a copy editor, page designer, […]

Jac VerSteegFebruary 9, 2015
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5min169
How sad that Skip Foster, new president and publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat, has decreed that his newspaper no longer will endorse political candidates. I expect that soon he and Gannet will need to change the paper’s name to the Tallahassee No Party Affiliation. This is almost certainly a business decision. Foster, like many people […]


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