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Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Star-Advertiser Employees Rally To Protest Layoffs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Star-Advertiser Employees Rally To Protest Layoffs

More than 30 newsroom staffers have lost their jobs at Hawaii’s biggest newspaper in the past year amid ongoing contract negotiations.

Star-Advertiser Cuts Nearly 10 Percent Of Its Newsroom Staff Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Star-Advertiser Cuts Nearly 10 Percent Of Its Newsroom Staff

The Honolulu-based company on Friday laid off two prominent columnists and eight other editorial employees.

Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

The islands’ biggest media outlet has been a conspicuous no show in the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual competition.

Reader Rep: The News Media’s Shifting World Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Reader Rep: The News Media’s Shifting World

Codes of ethics, questionable ads and audience sizes: Sometimes writing about just one topic a week doesn’t cut it.

Reader Rep: Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi Scandal Stains Journalist, Too Screenshot: Na Leo TV

Reader Rep: Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi Scandal Stains Journalist, Too

The criminal trial of the Big Island mayor demonstrates why reporters shouldn’t cross the line between journalism and politics.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Cut 15 Newsroom Jobs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Cut 15 Newsroom Jobs

The state’s largest newspaper trims its news staff by more than 10 percent as part of a cost-cutting initiative.

Job Cuts At The Star-Advertiser By ‘End Of The Month’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Job Cuts At The Star-Advertiser By ‘End Of The Month’

A management-union dispute leads to the rescinding of a second voluntary buyout offer at Honolulu’s daily newspaper.

Star-Advertiser Rescinds Buyout Offer For Newsroom Employees Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Star-Advertiser Rescinds Buyout Offer For Newsroom Employees

The company blames the employees union and is now likely to proceed with an unknown number of involuntary job cuts.
How Retail Ad Decline Is Hurting Newspapers — Even In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Retail Ad Decline Is Hurting Newspapers — Even In Hawaii

The looming job cuts at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser underscore the struggle to boost digital revenue as print ads fall off.

Job Cuts Loom At The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Job Cuts Loom At The Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A decline in national advertising is taking a toll on the largest newspaper in the state.
Hawaii Should Publish Government Legal Notices On the Internet Flickr.com/NS Newsflash

Hawaii Should Publish Government Legal Notices On the Internet

Newspaper industry masks self-interest in arguments for preserving government business.

October 2017

Thursday, October 26

Star-Advertiser Employees Rally To Protest Layoffs

September 2017

Tuesday, September 12

Star-Advertiser Cuts Nearly 10 Percent Of Its Newsroom Staff

July 2017

Monday, July 10

Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

March 2017

Monday, March 6

Reader Rep: The News Media’s Shifting World

October 2016

Monday, October 31

Reader Rep: Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi Scandal Stains Journalist, Too

September 2016

Tuesday, September 27

Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Cut 15 Newsroom Jobs

Wednesday, September 21

Job Cuts At The Star-Advertiser By ‘End Of The Month’

August 2016

Tuesday, August 23

Star-Advertiser Rescinds Buyout Offer For Newsroom Employees

Monday, August 15

How Retail Ad Decline Is Hurting Newspapers — Even In Hawaii

Wednesday, August 3

Job Cuts Loom At The Honolulu Star-Advertiser

February 2012

Wednesday, February 8

Hawaii Should Publish Government Legal Notices On the Internet

August 2011

Monday, August 29

Fact Check — Honolulu Star-Advertiser: New Study Gives National Park ‘Poor’ Rating

Saturday, August 27

The Way Journalism Works in Hawaii — Or Doesn’t

Monday, August 1

The Star-Advertiser’s Feeble Circulation Boast

July 2011

Tuesday, July 26

Star-Advertiser Wants Oahu Residents to Pay More than Mainlanders

Monday, July 25

DISCUSSION: Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Charge for Website

Tuesday, July 12

Berg Falsely Accuses Paper of Censoring Comments

June 2011

Saturday, June 11

One-Newspaper Town: ‘Continued Growth’? Really?

March 2011

Wednesday, March 23

Off The Beat: What Gets Biggest Headline in Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Monday, March 14

In One-Newspaper Town, Star-Advertiser Confuses Advertising and News

February 2011

Wednesday, February 9

Who Paid for Poll Showing Support for Development?

August 2010

Tuesday, August 31

Audience Disrupts TV Debate

June 2010

Wednesday, June 30

Harsh? Who Me? Holding Mirror to Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-Advertiser