Terry Horne

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Terry Horne, Orange County Register Publisher, Announces Retirement

    ​According to a video posted on O.C. Metro's website today, Orange County Register publisher Terry Horne plans to retire on Sept. 30, after 35 years in the journalism business. Horne has been publisher since 2007 and his departure coincides with rumors that the newspaper, along with the Los Angele ... More >>

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    April 30, 2010

    Under New Management! OC Register No Longer a Family Affair

    ​​It came not with a bang but a whimper. At around noon today, the Orange County Register officially announced that four score minus five years of ownership by the fracturing Hoiles family is now no more. Parent company Freedom Communications will continue to have a stake in the paper but not wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    OC Register Editor, Publisher Weakly Capitulate to Pedo-Priest Apologists

    Brusic: Would rather apologize to pedo-apologists than skewer them...​I've been away for a bit, so am late to this story: last week, Orange County Register reporter Teri Sforza did an innocuous-enough post titled, "Think you can spot the sex offender in the crowd?" that dealt with some California ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    REPORT: Freedom Fat Cats Enriched Themselves While Company Burned

    I'm rich, bitch!​Remember Freedom Corp, the folks who own the OC Register?Yeah, that Freedom Corp, the one that filed for bankruptcy in September. The one that announced Nov. 2 that its 118-year-old East Valley Tribune is going bye-bye at the end of the year. The company that has been forcibly ret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Battle Between Register Execs and Peons Takes a Spanish Turn

    Clockwork feels obliged to point out the latest comments left on our recent blog posts about the continuing turmoil within the Grand Avenue headquarters of the Orange County Register.HorneTo recap, it all started with our March 9 "Publisher to Register Employees: Let Them Eat Hawaiian Bread," which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Insiders Take Potshots at Freedom Communications

    Author, sociologist and working-class advocate Barbara Ehrenreich recently spoke about being confronted by a foe who accused her of engaging in class warfare, to which Ehrenreich responded that's absolutely true but her side in not the one that started the war.Who knew class-warfare skirmishes could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Publisher to Register Employees: Let Them Eat Hawaiian Bread

    Like scores of others in the print media business (we know who we are), Orange County Register employees are reeling from diminished 401Ks, a freeze on raises and increased workloads brought on by a company initiative to boost its web presence. They were not exactly cheered up last week when publish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    OC Register to Lay Off 110, Including 30 in Newsroom

    *Bumped to the top, with new info as it comes on the bottom... The following letter from Register publisher Terry Horne landed in my junk folder this morning, right about the time it apparently reached LAObserved. Not a whole lot to add to this, except our wishes that all this self-destructive madn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008

    OC Register Death Watch Part Three

    It's been just over a week since I wrote that the Orange County Register is in content-sharing talks with Dean Singleton's MediaNews Inc. and a week since Register publisher Terry Horne told one of his own reporters about his vision for saving the paper, including the formation of "a consortium with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    OC Register Death Watch Part Two

    Last week, I reported that the Orange County Register is in secret talks with Dean Singleton, owner of the Denver-based MediaNews Inc. and an all-around Darth Vader of daily news--he bought and all but killed the Long Beach Press Telegram, just as one example--to share content and lay off writers. I ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    OC Register Reporters not Too Fond of Publisher for Obvious Reasons

    Yesterday, the Orange County Press Club hosted a panel featuring the newest kids on the Orange County media block: Orange County Register publisher Terry Horne, KDOC-TV Channel 56 news director (and former Register reporter) Jeff Rowe, and our own editor Ted Kissell. Each gave their impressions of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2007

    The New Reg Regime

    The Register has -somewhat- reported that their publisher, N. Christian Anderson III, is on his way out, and Terry Horne of the East Valley Tribune is settling into his seat. I say somewhat because while the Reggie's article says who is taking Anderson's job, it doesn't touch upon the all-important ... More >>