Recent articles on the Hostess Brands Inc. bankruptcy don’t tell the whole story. In fact, they don’t even tell the story as originally written by the cited authors. Understanding that articles are usually edited to fit, it is dismaying to find The News Tribune editing out an important part of the story.
For example, the Nov. 20 Bloomberg News article characterized the Hostess bankruptcy as “forced” by the bakers union strike. Omitted was the portion of the article describing management’s contribution to their predicament by requesting $1.75 million in management bonuses at the same hearing.
On Nov. 22, The …