Feb
19
2013
9

Conservative columnist gives up on the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Having read the original article that the Daily Caller references, I simultaneously understand why Courier-Journal editorial director Pam Platt refused to publish it, and why she should have.  Basic background: John David Dyche wrote for the Courier-Journal for a decade,  up until he wrote a column last week that apparently put Platt’s nose out of joint:

On Friday, Dyche said he was motivated to write the column because of the struggles in the newspaper industry—drops in print circulation and revenue, layoffs, buyouts and more.

His ideas included editorial pages that were split evenly with conservative and liberal perspectives, disclosure of editors’ and reporters’ political affiliation, live-stream meetings and make publicly available newsroom correspondences on stories and policies.

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