For the past couple of years, The Hartford Courant has proudly called attention to its stellar consumer reporter, George Gombossy, a legendary reporter. It put his picture on posters, stuck him in front of the Channel 61 cameras and otherwise hailed him.
But that was before Gombossy tried to let people know that Sleepy's was under investigation for allegedly selling used mattresses as new.
That got him fired, because Sleepy's is a big advertiser. Read all about it here.
You can keep up with Gombossy online at www.ctwatchdog.com.
(P.S. -- I have no idea if Sleepy's actually did anything wrong.)
Update at 4:10 -- Take a look at the Courant's laughable response.
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