In spite of its January
declaration of a new day, The Enquirer’s latest offering — a show of support for tearing down the
Dennison Hotel building on Main Street — was a typical ode to the powers that be.
Here’s the perfect story for some
aspiring TV journalist passing through Cincinnati and eager for an
award-winning clip: Ask hospitals and other institutions/businesses why
they post their signs banning deadly weapons inside.
I was The Cincinnati Enquirer’s new federal beat reporter and the late federal judge Carl Rubin asked what I knew about courts.
“The only ones I’ve covered were Native Courts in Northern
Rhodesia, but they’re just like the ones here: white judges and black
The election’s done, but I’m still puzzling over the Enquirer endorsement of the parks levy. From what the two endorsement editorials said about the park board, its president Otto Budig and Mayor John Cranley, I expected Enquirer opposition to the levy.
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Many Americans grew sick and tired of
University of Kentucky fans bragging and acting like they were the ones
boxing out and draining three-pointers during the Wildcats’ impressive
undefeated run through the regular college basketball season this year.
It can’t be ignorance; I introduced an Enquirer
reporter to the recently reopened Clifton Natural Foods on Ludlow
months ago and told him how it was a return to almost the same spot
after decades in Clifton Heights exile. But according to a co-owner of
Clifton Natural Foods last week, the Enquirer hasn’t written a thing about this business success story or a merchant returning to her old neighborhood.