Bob Rivard

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Hearst & H-E-B: A Beautiful Friendship

    How Hearst approaches stories about H-E-B​A San Antonio blog has broken an interesting piece of news about the San Antonio Express-News, the sister paper to the Houston Chronicle (a relationship that gets closer and closer as budget cuts force consolidation). The Plaza de Armas story is behin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    More Consolidation For Chronicle And San Antonio

    The Chron-Express News​Hearst's unending efforts to make the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News one and the same continue apace.The latest memo appoints several editors to oversee matters at both papers, and offers tips on how the two can share coverage.Chron editors Laura Goldberg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Hearst Breaks Out The Ax In San Antonio; Houston On Deck

    Yesterday we noted that Hearst, the private company that owns the Houston Chronicle, was threatening to shut down the San Francisco Chronicle if union concessions weren't forthcoming.Today brings word of major cuts at another Hearst paper, the San Antonio Express, and ominous rumblings about Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    The Houston/San Antonio Chronicle-Express Takes Another Step Forward

    Hey, copy editors and page designers at the San Antonio Express!!Like your jobs? Then you better hope you like Houston.A memo to staff from Express editor Robert Rivard offers more details on the coming consolidation of operations between the Express and the Houston Chronicle, both Hearst newspapers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    Great Excuses in Journalism, Part CXVII

    Music writer Ramiro Burr, who for years has written columns and stories for the San Antonio Express-News and the Houston Chronicle, has resigned. Express-News editor Robert Rivard says Burr “caused [the paper] to unknowingly publish work under his name that was not, in fact, his own work.” A ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2000