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There has been a lot of talk all over the internet about the wonderful development at SF Weekly, the San Francisco alternative weekly newspaper, where Alexia Tsotsis is arriving Monday after her sojourn at LA Weekly to become a web editor in the City by the Bay. I am super excited to get to work...
As I was reading about the life of Nixon speech writer William Safire yesterday, I came across this little piece written by Ted Pease with “Today’s Word” that I knew I had to show here. In my time as a journalist there are things I learned that I MUST pay attention to, like spelling and...
Conan O'Brien, Conan, Conan O'Brien and John Boitnott
A much taller, possibly slightly goofier, version of myself, Conan O’Brien, is doing very well in his new gig, I think many of us agree. However, there’s small hiccup in recent weeks, in the form of the media coverage surrounding the death of Michael Jackson. One of the recipients of the juicy ratings bonanza has...
social media, marketing, market your business, Twitter, Facebook
We’re all hearing a lot about how Twitter and YouTube are playing a role in Iran, and in the future of the Middle East. Let’s get a good look at the numbers that back it up so far. According to social entrepreneurship blogger Nathaniel Whitmore: People wrote 2.2 million blog posts about Iran in the...
twitter, tweet, facebook
I just got back from the 140 Conference in New York. I’m enjoying and appreciating the compliments and the comments from friends and colleagues about my talk at the panel there. One of the most recent comments comes from a friend who doesn’t work in the media at all but has certainly consumed her share...
This is another classic post from jboitnott.com. Then-Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would pass away 5 years after this story went live in 2008. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is recalling his ambassador from Washington. The move comes less than a day after Bolivia’s leftist president, Evo Morales, ordered the U.S. ambassador on Wednesday to leave the...
santa barbara bowl, radiohead, SB Bowl
Just wanted to give everyone a chance to see an article that a friend sent me from my old stomping grounds in Santa Barbara.Apparently Radiohead came to the County Bowl and wowed the crowd with an excellent lightshow and a long, fun playlist. Click here to see some video and a description of the show....
Rachel Maddow, shown filling in for Keith Olbermann on “Countdown” last month. Ms. Maddow will host the 9 p.m. hour beginning Sept. 8. (Ress Greenberg/ New York Times) From Bill Carter at the New York Times: Just in time for the closing rush of the presidential election, MSNBC is shaking up its prime-time programming lineup,...
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