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J-notes and such

Some passing notes gathered from the journalism, advertising and PR landscape-Trash talking unfolds in the media landscape this week: And you thought it was only about the NCAA Basketball Tournament- SportsNewser:  Columnist Says Jay Bilas Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking … Continue reading

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J-notes and such

Some passing notes gathered from the journalism, advertising and PR landscape- The New York Times reports that four of its journalists were released into the custody of Turkish diplomats and crossed into Tunisia. Best news organization to monitor Japan’s earthquake, … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheen inspires new word

Charlie Sheen is on a roll. Whether you think he’s gone bonkers or is simply crazy like a fox, Charlie’s captured the attention of millions of people. Today he was formally fired from the top rated TV show Two and … Continue reading

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Odd mix: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl

I’m just asking: Why did the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Washington agree to play in the The Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl? For the sake of transparency,  I note that I’m employed by UNL. I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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Different face on Internet scam

A few months ago I described  how a company called Profit System Online (PSO) was using misleading ads in the Lawrence Journal World’s online edition that appeared as legitimate news reports. LJWorld.com pulls misleading ad Misleading LJWorld.com ad still appearing … Continue reading

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Chilean mine rescue proves television’s growing power

    At this moment, and hours that have stretched from yesterday, the world has been mesmerized by the dramatic live video coverage of 33 trapped Chilean miners being brought to earth’s surface. It has been the ultimate reality TV … Continue reading

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LJWorld.com pulls misleading ad

I am pleased to report that the LJWorld.com website has pulled the misleading ads I have blogged about this past week. (See: Misleading LJWorld.com ad still appearing) I’ve added the ad on the left side of this page for you to … Continue reading

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