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January 24th, 2008 • Quill Archives
Nonprofit Newshounds

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.