The Times Free Press preps staff logged more than 12,000 miles — roughly the distance from New York City to Los Angeles and back and back again — covering high school sports from Aug. 1 through the upcoming Spring Fling.
A story about a TV meteorologist last week caused a thunderbolt response from one of the weatherman’s competitors.
Three states. Forty-five tornadoes. Eighty-one dead. Winds over 200 mph that sliced buildings and shook the earth.
On Lee Anderson’s first day as a newspaperman, a bottle of Coca-Cola cost 5 cents, a postage stamp would set you back 3 cents and you’d only pay 19 cents for a gallon of gasoline.
The Jefferson Awards give the newspaper a chance to highlight the good that we all know exists in our community but sometimes gets overlooked.
What’s the definition of news?
The flood from TVA has lessened but not dried up completely.
TVA has more than 12,000 employees and this week it seems like I’ve heard from most of them.
The days of getting news only in the newspaper are long gone.
Reporters get accustomed to public officials being tight-lipped about certain subjects, not wanting to give out details until they can come up with the best spin.
Lately, I keep getting emails saying someone has repinned my pin. Huh?
What happens when journalists and politicians meet? Well, they often end up debating open-meetings laws (not to mention professional wrestling).
Thanks for the feedback. Keep it coming.
A question: What do you want to see in the Times Free Press?
You’re used to seeing the names of Times Free Press reporters in print and online every day.
Ever wonder what’s inside Clay Bennett’s head?
The decision to change the Times Free Press' online comment policy fired up a flurry of online comments. Readers left about 200 comments on the newspaper's website and on the Times Free Press' Facebook page. More called or emailed me their opinions.
Free speech is the principle under which newspapers operate. As such, the journalists of the Times Free Press have wrestled with how — or whether — to regulate reader comments to our online stories.
Joan Garrett received the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism Award.
Our newsroom ranks among the top with our readers and our peers. In 2011, we were honored to receive a list of awards in various competitions:
It’s 1,468 miles from Chattanooga to the Guatemalan village of el Xab.