Stories by Paul Schmelzer

Paul Schmelzer is a Minneapolis-based writer and edits the website Eyeteeth: A Journal of Incisive Ideas ( subscribe to Paul Schmelzer's feed

Posted on: Aug 31, 2008, Source: Minnesota Independent

The police assault on civil liberties takes an early start ahead of the RNC.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Paul Schmelzer: After Somali reporter covered "flying Imams" story...

Posted on: Feb 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What's driving the Sinclair news cycle? Some employees say the company is pulling strings based on its – and its executives' – financial and political interests.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Jon Leiberman was fired for challenging Sinclair Broadcasting's cardinal rule: partisanship before principle. But the company's decision to back away from its original plan reveals the high price of playing politics.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Protestors at the Republican National Convention may be trading black masks for tech-savvy tools.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The corporate tactics of the Sinclair Broadcast Group offers a glimpse of the post-deregulation world where local news may be produced in one giant newsroom.