Thursday, November 28, 2013
What the Joplin Globe hasn't told you about Wallace-Bajjali, Part One
For example, the Globe's coverage of the problems surrounding the city's master developer Wallace-Bajjali, consisted of a paragraph in which City Manager Mark Rohr said he knew about difficulties the Texas firm had with the Securities and Exchange Commission and that it was not a problem.
If the public had been aware of Wallace-Bajjali's background, that one-paragraph explanation would have seemed ridiculous.
The Turner Report and Inside Joplin have been reporting on Wallace-Bajjali for the past several months and now seems like an opportune time, in light of the solid work done by KOAM's Jordan Aubey in pointing out the lack of progress of any project Wallace-Bajjali has been involved in since it opened shop in Joplin.
The following was published on both blogs on August 13.