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10 things I think I think about why Deveron Gibbons and Scott Wagman lost

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1. Both Gibbons and Wagman hired campaign managers who have yet to prove themselves in a significant, competitive race. Gibbons hired Nick Hansen, who’s resume includes efforts for Angelo Cappelli and Mitt Romney, while Toni Molinaro quarterbacked the Pinellas County Democrat’s failed Vote Local campaign. Molinaro also lost her race to retain her precinct in PCDEC. Neither manager’s work history was exactly confidence inspiring. Hansen and Molinaro’s efforts in the Mayoral Campaign weren’t their finest hours, either. Hansen was nowhere…

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My question at Tiger Bay for Paul Tash, editor of the St. Petersburg Times

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Earlier this year, the Times was recognized by Editor and Publisher as one of ten newspapers that “do it right.” Below are screenshots from the nine other newspapers that also made that list. None of them, or any of the other “ten best newspapers in America,” publish the mugshots of those, mostly poor, who have been incarcerated, yet not yet found guilty. Why is the Times the only highly-respected newspaper that traffics in mugshot journalism?

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Paul Tash comes to Tiger Bay

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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times – As Editor, Chairman & CEO of a storied newspaper with a rich history, unique ownership structure, fine writers and editors, modern printing facilities, blessed with local and state politicians uniquely skilled and willing to provide daily content, and fresh off a historical win of two (count em TWO) Pulitzer Prizes, Paul Tash should be in high cotton! After all, that whole ‘Pravda-on-the-Bay’ rep is so last administration.…

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