More stories by Ted Nesi

Will 38 Studios’ video games be hits?

As more than one observer has pointed out, in the end the state’s decision to back a $75 million loan to Curt Schilling’s gaming company, 38…

This blog is made for followin’

Well, I’m starting my second week of blogging here on WPRI.com, and I have to say, it’s been quite a success so far. The number of visitors …

CVS: bigger than most world economies

Speaking of CVS Caremark, I think it’s sometimes easy for those of us who live in Rhode Island – or who carry ExtraCare cards – to forget ju…

The cloudy future of ABC 6

I have a new story up on the main site about the potential of a new owner stepping in to buy ABC 6 out of receivership: WLNE-TV ABC 6 may ha…

Regrets? Kapstein’s had a few

This was news to me: Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jeremy Kapstein, a top Red Sox executive, played a key role in baseball’s mode…

Things are looking up at CVS

The end of 2009 was not a happy time for CVS. In November, the Woonsocket-based company announced its Caremark division had lost $4.7 billio…

Why is receivership so common here?

Between Central Falls and WLNE-TV ABC 6, not to mention a number of lesser-known entities, the bankruptcy-like section of Rhode Island state…

Clinton’s intriguing pitch for Caprio

No surprise, it was interesting to spend the afternoon listening to a former president, Bill Clinton, talk up his favored candidate for Rhod…

Kinda, sorta good news for the ProJo

For The Providence Journal, like nearly all daily newspapers in the U.S., good news is all relative in these days of shrinking readership an…

Mass. reacts to the Schilling deal

The Boston Globe has a roundup of reactions from folks in Massachusetts to Rhode Island’s $75m loan guarantee to Curt Schilling’s company, 3…

Stokes: Schilling criticism is politics

I spoke this afternoon with Keith Stokes, executive director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, to get his side of the story on t…

How the Schilling guarantee will work

The EDC sent over a fact sheet explaining the various rules governing the $75 million loan guarantee for Schilling’s 38 Studios, which was a…

Unlikely EDC references, Part 1

Having reported on the Rhode Island economy for a bit more than two years now, I am pretty intimately familiar with the R.I. Economic Develo…

Let’s Begin

Hello Internet! My name is Ted Nesi, and I am WPRI’s newest hire. My title is “digital content reporter” – the fancy first two words, though…