I only got my first peak at the DNT late this afternoon and my eyes almost bugged out of my head when I saw and read their coverage of JCI’s refusal to share public data with another newspaper. Brandon Stahl did justice to the story. He also got some kudos on page two for stories he wrote about homelessness in Duluth.
The company relinquished the data, which resulted in a story showing Johnson Controls’ projected savings for the district would miss their mark by about $3 million, said Marshall Helmberger, the Timberjay’s editor and publisher. Helmberger said the St. Louis County School Board hired Johnson Controls based on false cost savings estimates.