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Mainstream media indicted

April 21, 2007

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…

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CNN and Outtakes agree

April 5, 2007

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.…

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Dailies are killing the golden goose

March 4, 2007

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…

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Racists takeover PNJ website

January 27, 2007

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…

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50 best TV commericals of the 1980s

December 11, 2006

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…

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Gannett wants CareerBuilder

November 29, 2006

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:…

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How Newsroom Works

November 13, 2006

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 )…

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Sinclair takes shot at Mediacom

November 7, 2006

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…

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Mark O’Brien translator – 11/6/06

November 6, 2006

Mark had a rough weekend. Opens with a short story of Joe Royals, convicted felony who got clemency and now can vote. Then we get Mark’s Opines: High insurance rates hurt Florida. Incumbents had edge in…

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BOC PLT Benefit a Hit!

October 16, 2006

The first ever Best of Coast celebration was a big hit last night at Seville Quarter. Proceeds from the Silent Auction and the gate went to the Pensacola Little Theater. We had a sampling of the…