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The Kind Recognition of Your Peers

In May and July of 2011, some last bits of tribute were paid to the first public radio station in Pittsburgh. Before this is all-too-distant memory, I thought it a good idea to share those awards. May 9, 2011 At … Continue reading

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So Long and Thanks for All the Fish*

Douglas Adams. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Thanks to my time in public radio, I got to meet and interview him in 1982. My time in public radio has offered me many great opportunities to meet, interview and engage with … Continue reading

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Farewell, Ann Arbor News – We spent some good times together!

My first job was in the newspaper business. The closing this week of the Ann Arbor News has a rush of memories coming back. I delivered that paper on two different routes for three years as a teen back in … Continue reading

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Sharing extra with NPR. How’d ya do?

WDUQ, Pittsburgh’s June “share the gift with NPR” pledge drive in Pittsburgh for WDUQ is over — how’d we do? We did well. Put into perspective, amazingly well.My public radio station held a pledge drive in June this year. We … Continue reading

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"It’s the Humanity, Stupid" (with apologies to the ’92 Clinton/Gore campaign)

Cross posting is such a lazy practice..but here I am – plugging in some stuff I wrote to the fine forum led by public broadcasting’s trade paper, current.org I’m rewriting this a bit, so I guess it is not a … Continue reading

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Media Covering Media

Those of us who work in media are always watching ourselves and each other. This week, the drama gets a reference from Candide. Just the opening ‘graph — the subject of the story discusses his own management style and Panngloss. … Continue reading

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Focus, Steve and Barry’s – and not much on the web

In an article in this week’s NY Times, the “cheap chic” of Steve & Barry’s retail clothing chain is trumpeted for, among other things, an $8.98 Sundress designed by actress and fashion plate Sarah Jessica Parker. From the Times: “Steve … Continue reading

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