Troy talks to the Editor in Chief of the Toledo Free Press about the Blade article of Tom Pounds denying involvement in the recall for Mayor Carty Finkbeiner.
The president and publisher of the weekly Toledo Free Press newspaper yesterday denied backing the recall effort announced last week against Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner.
"I went to a meeting like 70 other people did. I think it's a conflict of interest owning a newspaper and being part of the news," Tom Pounds told The Blade last night.
In a written statement on his Web site, Mr. Pounds said he attended an "informational meeting on the Take Back Toledo effort" but declined an invitation to help fund the mayoral recall effort.
He also said his newspaper had not contributed advertising space or organizational input to Take Back Toledo
The effort to force Mr. Finkbeiner out of office before the end of his term began with a meeting at the Toledo Club about two months ago... [more at toledoblade.com]
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