Ever since the 1919 launch of the New York Daily News, the headlines in America’s oldest tabloid have reflected the gut-level pulse of the robust city. When then-President Gerald Ford refused to give financial aid to the city during the 1970s, the paper’s banner headline shouted, “FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD.”By TOM FENNELL7 min
Nick Hills deserves an apology for the appalling libel in your March 11 issue (“Mutiny on the flagship,” Opening Notes). His resignation was greeted with widespread, genuine regret. Hills made a lot of changes to the news coverage and editorial approaches of The Vancouver Sun in his two years as editor-inchief.
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