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It’s okay to get your news from The Daily Show

It’s okay to get your news from The Daily Show

Indiana University professor Julia Fox has determined that there is no significant difference in the average amounts of video and audio substance between broadcast network news storiesand 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Fox and two grad students actually studied it:  "The Daily Show" as [...]

Papers need to take risks

Papers need to take risks

I love this quote: "Quality US papers may never opt for the Independent's provocative mix of news and views; it not only upsets the traditional church/state divide, it flies in the face of the emphasis on solid reporting at which they have excelled," writes Sellers. "But the Independent's and the [...]

A jinxed life…read on

A jinxed life…read on

Do you think you have it bad? Read this article about Thomas L. Cook, who died at 54 when he was fatally hit by a car. He may have been the most accident-proned person in the United States. "He was kinda accident-prone, I swear to God, even before he was born," said his sister, Mady [...]

Two FL papers had Foley emails…did nothing

Two FL papers had Foley emails…did nothing

Last November, the St. Petersburg Times and Miami Herald had copies of the Foley emails and chose not to print them. St. Pete Times: The ex-page wouldn't go on the record, and "our policy is that we don't make accusations against people using unnamed sources," writes politics editor Scott [...]

Newsweek wimps out

Newsweek wimps out

Here are the International covers for this week's Newsweek. Notice that the U.S cover is somewhat different. Once again mainstream media wimps out. If Newsweek has reports that we're losing in Afghanistan then let the American public read the articles. News is news.

Tell us something new

Tell us something new

Research 2000 recently conducted a survey testing whether progressive or conservative talk radio shows are more open to callers with dissenting points of view. None of the calls were made to WCOA's Luke McCoy and his "Pensacola Speaks" show - but I doubt it would have countered their [...]

Outzen on WCOA

Outzen on WCOA

IN Publisher Rick Outzen will be on Don Parker's "Pensacola Preview" radio show on WCOA 1370 AM at 5:30 pm today. Don't tell Luke McCoy.

Gannett shares its wealth…sort of

Gannett shares its wealth…sort of

Gannett has given 7 grants to local charities - total $30,500 Pensacola Habitat for Humanity: $10,000 Belmont Arts and Cultural Board: $5,000 South Santa Rosa Interfaith Ministries: $5,000 Families Count: $3,500 Lifeline Outreach International: $2,500 Baptist Healthcare [...]

Obermann Blasts Bush

Last night, MSNBC host Keith Obermann blasted Pres. Bush on his show with Ground Zero in the background. It is the most scathing attack on the current Administration that I've heard to date.       "Five years later this space… is still empty. Five years later there is no Memorial to the [...]

Dateline: Jackson, MS – Alt weekly battles Gannett

Dateline: Jackson, MS – Alt weekly battles Gannett

The Alt-weekly The Jackson Free Press has been battling with the Gannett-owned Clarion Ledger over distribution  spots.  The Clarion Ledger tried to  get distribution rights to key locations in Jackson. Then the paper tried to charge the  independent papers for  being  distributed in the [...]

Top 10 news stories media didn’t cover

Top 10 news stories media didn’t cover

From San Francisco Bay Guardian: 1. THE FEDS AND THE MEDIA MUDDY THE DEBATE OVER INTERNET FREEDOM 2. HALLIBURTON CHARGED WITH SELLING NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY TO IRAN 3. WORLD OCEANS IN EXTREME DANGER 4. HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS INCREASING IN THE UNITED STATES 5. HIGH-TECH GENOCIDE IN CONGO 6. [...]

Hot, Hot, Hot – 8/31/06…busiest day ever

Hot, Hot, Hot – 8/31/06…busiest day ever

Total unique visitors: 6613 Who is Tom Garner? City attorney answers Sunshine Law alleg SOC Nichols hates Studer...has her facts Blog wins WSRE responds ...the show will go on wit Open Letter to Tom Banjanin - ...from th Garner charges City Council broke law PNJ says delete Tom Garner [...]

Papers like Rod Smith

Wednesday, August 30, 2006FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: David Kochman, 954/797-7727 New Smith Ad Touts Major Newspaper Endorsements Smith dominates newspaper endorsements with nine major dailies ALACHUA, FL - After sweeping the South Florida newspaper endorsements and dominating the statewide [...]

Hot, Hot, Hot – 8/24/06

Hot, Hot, Hot – 8/24/06

Top 10 posts of the day Has Mark O'Brien lost it? SOC declares war...pro-park signs stolen SOC shows waterfront plan Stop Our City kicks DeWeese out of meeti W.D. Childers - prison mug shot Who is stealing Grover's signs? Park recap...while you were sleeping It's late .....and I've had [...]

Rick’s Blog quoted on CBSNEWS.COM

We've made the big time: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/08/22/blogophile/main1921286.shtml. Damn!

Hot, Hot, Hot – Weekend 8/20/06

Hot, Hot, Hot – Weekend 8/20/06

The hottest posts over the weekend. Port Royal Cocktail Party Buzz Latest Touart and Whitehead power grap Did Elebash write Johns’ viewpoint? Crist pops out of Barkley House Review of Sunday papers across the state BSoc Scorecard - 8/19/06 am David Letterman joins BSoc IN [...]

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