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I never thought I would actually have the chance to meet the great digger Tal Siach. He’s Israeli, and since he’s on the other side of the Earth, that means I’m never going to get to meet him right? Not so. He visited the States over the last week for the Consumer Electronics show in...
In the spirit of self-promotion that I sometimes engage in, let’s take a trip down memory lane with some of my on-air TV reporting work that I use to do for KEYT Channel 3 in Santa Barbara. For years I worked as a part-time reporter at the small-market TV station and ended up working on...
I have spoken recently about using pictures in your tweets to engage people and build followers. Including pics with your tweets keeps people up to date on your life, and actually adds value. It’s fine to say that – but why is it true? Over a long period of time, if people know they have...
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...
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...
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he 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 country, blaming him for intensified opposition protests that shut down a natural gas pipeline to Brazil. A State Department...

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