Wright speaks truth to power about The Adelson News
Review-Journal Deputy Editor Jim Wright spoke at a regional journalism conference Saturday and revealed how critical letters to the editor have been killed, how stories were looked at by outside folks while they were being written and how reporters have to wait as long as eight hours for articles to be edited if they involve owner Sheldon Adelson. It was horrifying. I Storified my tweets.
New mail pieces portray Seaman as "tax hypocrite"
Victoria Seaman, the assemblywoman running for an open state Senate seat by assailing a colleague for his tax votes, is portrayed as a "tax hypocrite" in mail pieces hitting mailboxes this week.
Adelson News Editor to staff: I'm the boss, and if you don't like it, see ya
As journalists from The Adelson News were in Oregon on Wednesday to accept an award for uncovering who owned their newspaper, the editor called a staff meeting to send a simple message: I'm the boss, and if you don't like it, you can quit.
Tarkanian settlement document reveals neither he nor FDIC gave any ground
I acknowledge I have been reluctant to write anything about congressional hopeful Michael Roberson’s campaign of posting damaging documents about Danny Tarkanian because:
Police affidavit shows web weaved by lawmaker, others to sway vote on speaker
An affidavit filed by a Virginia law enforcement officer in support a search warrant for consultant Tony Dane, who is under investigation related to his involvement in legislative campaigns and the battle over speaker before the 2015 session, reveals through surreptitious reco
Bernie people be mad. Again. Still. Forever.
After missing a deadline to file slates for the Democratic National Committee and the state party's executive board, Bernie Sanders's Nevada representatives are lashing out at the Nevada Democratic Party.
U.S. Chamber back up for Heck in Nevada
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce plans to go up with three new ads in Nevada this week -- two in English, one in Spanish -- to boost Rep. Joe Heck's candidacy against Harry Reid -- er, Catherine Cortez Masto. The ads, which are all below, begin Tuesday in Las vegas and Reno. "For years, Harry Reid and Washington gridlock held Nevada back," the spots begin before touting Heck as The Greatest Congressman Ever.
Editor: Columnist can't write about Adelson at Adelson News
UPDATED, 4/26/16, 12:30 PM: John L. Smith has resigned from the paper, which was inevitable, I suppose. He left behind a short letter, saying he can "no longer remain employed" at the RJ because of "recent events," an obvious allusion to Editor Keith Moyer's gag orders.
Reality Check: First Tarkanian ad gets a "C"
Hansen to GOP caucus: Too much money on consultants
Unopposed and unchanged, Assemblyman Ira Hansen sent a missive to his caucus mates this week criticizing GOP leaders and their "excessive expenditures on consultants."