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Saturday updates to INweekly

Saturday updates to INweekly

SatDaily Dose Summary of daily newspapers along Gulf Coast and the state of Florida. WEEKEND TOOB PICKS Saturday night is barren so party heavy and recover in front of the tube on Sunday.

Letterman List

Letterman List

On Monday night (4/30), David Letterman made a list of ten signs your newspaper is in trouble: 10. Covers all news that happens within one block of the office 9. Today's exclusive -- "Nixon Dead!" 8. Reporter sent to jail for refusing to divulge a source... Oh, and he also killed a [...]

Debate over moderation of web comments

Debate over moderation of web comments

Our local daily has caught heat for not moderating the comments that are posted on its web site (pnj.com). It has become a haven for racist and bigoted comments - where gulf1.commers, Luke McCoy fans and Save Our City remnants can go to lash out at the world. This blog has had problem posters [...]

Media manufactured Jessica Lynch legend

Michael Delong, the deputy commander at United States Central Command from 2001 to 2003, has an op-ed piece in the NY Times. He tells of pressure from politicians and the press to make Lynch into a female Rambo. "The initial reports from the field regarding Private Lynch stated that she had gone [...]

Mainstream media indicted

Mainstream media indicted

Bill Moyers tackles the media and its role in the Iraq War next week on his PBS show. Northwest Florida makes the show: Moyers also asserts that editors at the Panama City (Fla.) News-Herald received an order from above, "Do not use photos on Page 1A showing civilian casualties. Our sister paper [...]

CNN and Outtakes agree

CNN and Outtakes agree

We need more hard news From Washington Post: CNN president Jonathan Klein says he regards "American Morning" as "the only real newscast in the morning." He adds: "What the audience wants from CNN is hard news. The more the others get away from it, the more that leaves us an opening to exploit." [...]

Dailies are killing the golden goose

Mother Jones takes a look at newspaper chains: "It's not the Internet that's killing newspapers. It's the equity-chasing investors and their friends at the FCC who have put outsize profits before a free press. An exclusive look at our shrinking media universe." One interesting paragraph that [...]

Racists takeover PNJ website

Racists takeover PNJ website

Today the daily newspaper ran a positive article on the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce naming Pat Brown as its Business Person of the Year. The comments on pnj.com posted following the article are some of the most ignorant and racist I've read in a long time. Would the PNJ or any [...]

50 best TV commericals of the 1980s

50 best TV commericals of the 1980s

This is a post for your spare time or for when the boss is looking the other way. It's the 50 greatest commercials of the 1980s. Amazingly there's a video of each one. Go ahead walk down memory lane.

Gannett wants CareerBuilder

Gannett wants CareerBuilder

Gannett continues to review Tribune financials for a possible offer. According to Chicago Tribune writer Michael Oneal (Gannett may be interested ), its the CareerBuilder - employment tabloid and website - that interests the media giant: Gannett may see special interest in Tribune because of [...]

How Newsroom Works

How Newsroom Works

A Greensboro editor has diagramed how the newsroom work at a daily newspaper works. Ours isn't as complicated. I will try to come up with one for your reading enjoyment. (See DIAGRAM )

Sinclair takes shot at Mediacom

Sinclair and DIRECTV to Offer Rebates for Mediacom Cable Customers Who Switch to DIRECTV Mobile/Pensacola (November 7, 2006) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) is reminding Mediacom (Nasdaq: MCCC) cable customers that if they switch their service to satellite provider, [...]

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