Joel Kramer, who was editor and publisher of the Minneapolis Star Tribune during the 1980s and 1990s, recently unveiled an alternative source of information for readers of his former newspaper — an online daily-news site called MinnPost.com. Kramer, who says his mission is to provide “high-quality journalism for news-intense people who care about Minnesota,” raised $1.1 million for the project.
January 24th, 2008 • Quill Archives
Financier Backs Project to Beef Up Investigative Reporting
Herbert M. Sandler, who has decided to spend part of his fortune — up to $30 million over the next three years — on a new nonprofit investigative-journalism venture, has been stewing for some time about what he considers the poor performance of the country’s newspapers and broadcasters.