Category Archives: LJWorld.com

Concealed carry of guns on Kansas campuses: Potentially deadly consequences

I’m the father of two daughters. One is a Kansas University graduate. Our other daughter is currently enrolled at KU, where three generations of our family have taught or attended. So, I have to raise my voice in opposition to … Continue reading

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J-notes and such: April 25-29

Some passing notes from the journalism, new media, advertising/PR landscape- OMG: It’s the Katie Couric gab and speculation fest- MediaBistro.com reports: Katie Couric: I Am Leaving CBS Evening News (People / TV Watch) After weeks of widespread speculation about her … Continue reading

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FTC goes after fake news ads on the Web

The Federal Trade Commission has asked the federal courts to temporarily halt what it calls “allegedly deceptive tactics” of 10 operations using fake news websites to market acai berry weight-loss products. The FTC seeks to permanently stop this misleading practice … Continue reading

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Kansas lawmaker’s immigration comments draw gasps

Kansas State Rep. Virgil Peck said he was just joking Monday. The Tyro Republican suggested it might be a good idea to control illegal immigration the way the feral hog population has been controlled — with hunters shooting from helicopters. … 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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