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New social media show “What’s Trending” debuts

May 17, 2011


Do you know “What’s Trending?” If you don’t, maybe you should check out the social show that debuted today on, YouTube and Livestream. “What’s Trending?” is billed as a live, weekly show that isn’t just about social strategy. It is “powered by the community and social media.” The first show was reviewed as doing […]

@CharlieSheen is #winning with Twitter marketing strategy

March 5, 2011


We’ve been waiting for the Charlie Sheen brouhaha to die down a little bit before we commented on it, but we aren’t so sure that it will anytime soon. Charlie was already the highest-paid television actor on “Two and a Half Men.” Yes, we know. Many of you don’t like the show and/or think that […]

Gannett’s print advertising revenue falls again

January 31, 2011


It’s not really surprising that print advertising revenue fell six percent for Gannett in the fourth quarter. What is surprising is that other mediums like broadcasting are enjoying a rebound. Gannett says weaknesses at USA Today and its newspaper division in the United Kingdom are to blame. We’re just wondering when we’ll hear about print […]

Tribune Co. awards outstanding employees with $2,500 bonuses

January 21, 2011


Earlier this week, we posted an item about how Tribune Co.’s newspapers’ fates were uncertain. No matter how uncertain those fates are, we like hearing that a company feels stable enough to award its outstanding 2010 employees in its newspaper, radio and TV markets with a certificate of appreciation and $2,500 to each individual honoree. […]

Peter Jennings Project awards announced

January 20, 2011


We like good news. Today, the late, award-winning TV news anchor Peter Jennings was posthumously inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame. Not by coincidence, The National Constitution Center announced its Peter Jennings Project awards honoring 36 journalists and six collegiate fellows from around the world. According to the Poynter […]