Alaska’s largest newspaper has a new owner. A federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale on Monday of the Alaska Dispatch News to the Fairbanks-based Binkley…
You have to hand it to Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff. She put her money on the line and gave it her best shot…
The U.S. Trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of the Alaska Dispatch News is worried that more than $21 million in unpaid debt will unpaid without intervention from the courts.
What a pleasant surprise it was last week to get a call from my old friend James “Little Jimmy” Lottsfeldt. I’ve always had a special…
Wow, what a week in politics, both nationally and here at home. Hosts Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss the political fallout from the financial quagmire of Alaska’s paper of record and share our thoughts on the Steve Bannon firing (or was it a resignation?) before getting to our comprehensive discussion of the events in Charlottesville with former local NAACP leader and current Anchorage Human Rights Commission President Wanda Green, Juneau lawyer and ACLU of Alaska board member Paul Grant, and Democrat candidate for Virginia’s 5th congressional district Roger Huffstetler.
The deal is being structured so the Binkleys can take on the paper without $2.5 million in debt owed by the ADN, and that’s not going over well with the creditors.
The owners are the children of Fairbanks businessman and rumored Republican gubernatorial candidate John Binkley.
In our February 26 episode, Casey Reynolds and Forrest Dunbar discuss our takeaways from the legislature’s town hall style Anchorage caucus meetings on Saturday.
We are also joined by Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff to discuss the state of news coverage of politics in Alaska.
Alec Macgillis in The New Yorker details the history of public policy manipulations behind the wealth of David Rubenstien and Alaska Dispatch owner Alice Rogoff.
Who is Mark Schimscheimer, where is Tony Hopfinger, when will we see LGBT rights repealers, and how will legislators find a way out of voting for new revenues? Its Friday in the Sun!!!!!