Journalist? Hell no, I’m a newspaperman

An email from a reader in Chicago — the city where hard-nosed, hard-headed and hard-drinking newspapermen pounded their typewriters and defined a hell-raising style of our profession that is now all but long-gone — wanted to know why I refer to myself as a “newspaperman” and not a “journalist.” The late and legendary newspaper columnist […]

Floyd Press owner buys more Virginia papers

BH Media, the conglomerate that owns the Floyd Press, Roanoke Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch and more than 30 other newspapers in the country added the Martinsville Bulletin and the Franklin News-Post to its collection this week. Both newspapers were owned by Haskell Newspapers.  BH Media is the 11th largest newspaper chain in the nation and is […]