Daily Archives: October 20, 2012

* State Fair’s iconic Big Tex consumed by fire (
* State Fair of Texas icon Big Tex goes up in flames (

* The men interested in the Los Angeles Times: Rupert Murdoch, Aaron Kushner, Doug Manchester and Austin Beutner. (Murdoch wants the Chicago Tribune, too.) (
* Why Roger Ailes decided not to retire from Fox News. (A $21 million salary may have had something to do with it.) (
* Judge rules Louisville reporter can cover trial he’s supposed to testify in. (
* Judge orders FBI to pay San Francisco journalist Seth Rosenfeld nearly $500K for withholding records. (
* Student reporter and Cal State spar over a public record — and 20 cents. (
* Washington Post’s ombudsman examines the paper’s coverage of third-party candidates. (
* A new vision for Seattle news site Crosscut. (
* Do newspaper endorsements matter? (