Posts Tagged 'election'

Politics on the brain

Brian Brown, ReporterNow that both the Republican and Democratic national conventions have wrapped up and leaders of both parties say they are poised to shape the country’s future, it seems like an appropriate time to take a quick look at the current business and political landscape. Continue reading ‘Politics on the brain’

Publishing History

Aaron Scott, SBJ Editorial Photographer & DesignerOn Tuesday, our nation elected Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. The next day, newspapers across America – and around the world – documented this historical event with splashy photos and heavy type. There are very few instances in which setting type larger than 48 points is justified. There are very few instances in which running a single word as large as possible on a page is permitted. There are very few instances in which stretching a photo the length and breadth of the page is even considered.

But on these rare occasions, from war declarations to tragic mournings to monumental elections, newspapers pull out all the stops to commemorate the moment.

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Remember the Local Races

Jeremy Elwood, SBJ ReporterWith the coverage that SBJ and other media outlets have given to the presidential and gubernatorial campaigns, as well as Missouri ballot propositions A, B and C and the nonpartisan court plan, some of the local races may have been overlooked.

For those of you looking for more information about some of those local races, Urban Neighborhoods Alliance is trying to help.

Continue reading ‘Remember the Local Races’

The Branson Experience

Dee Dee Jacobs, SBJ Web EditorRoger Cohen, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, is traversing Missouri to gauge just how Election Day could go next month. He calls the Show Me State “America miniaturized,” because of its ability to vote for the winner in every presidential election since 1904, with the exception of 1956.

Today, we get Cohen’s take on Branson.

Continue reading ‘The Branson Experience’


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