Category Archives: Media

ESPN president admits amount of Tebow coverage has been a mistake

ESPN’s overwhelming Tim Tebow coverage looks to be trending downward after network president John Skipper said he told producers to take it back a notch following criticism from Doug Gottlieb Former ESPN analyst Doug Gottlieb evidently lit a fire under … Continue reading

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Risking it all in Syria to become a war correspondent

Sometimes people carry out certain tasks and are called “brave,” while “stupid,” “naïve,” and “psychotic” would apply just as well. For war correspondents looking to cut their teeth in the field, sometimes all those words mean the same thing. That’s … Continue reading

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Hunter S. Thompson on Letterman in 1988

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New York Times Op-Ed doc shines light on DEA’s policy of ignoring of legal marijuana

Despite the legality of medicinal marijuana in 18 states and Washington D.C. the Federal government has shown no indication is will stop interfering with state laws and continue to conduct DEA raids. Even with the new legalization legislation in Colorado … Continue reading

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Shane Bauer, former Iranian hostage, investigates Pelican Bay’s solitary confinement practices

  Shane Bauer spent 26 months in an Iranian prison after he and two friends were detained while on a hiking trip near the Iraq/Iran border. Up against espionage charges, among other “confidential” accusations, Bauer’s time in the U.S. headlines … Continue reading

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Writing for Free: Credibility and Practicality in the Blogosphere

  The term “blogosphere” has been used so often and in so many ways that word is on the verge of losing all meaning. “Blog” no longer refers to something written by “someone in their basement” with no credibility. Today, … Continue reading

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Media Savvy Oreo Cookie, AMC Theatres Twitter Accounts Goof Off

Earlier this week there was some good old fashioned trolling going on on Twitter between Oreo cookies and AMC movie theatres.  The messages, retweeted hundreds of times by now, show that brands able to use social media come off a … Continue reading

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