On a Side Note…

ATLANTA — The revelation that NBC anchor Brian Williams apparently lied about an experience in Iraq is sad on so many levels. For starters, journalists are supposed to be trusted sources of information. A well-informed society needs trustworthy news sources. In this void, politicians can cheat. The morally deficient will…

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Paid content amplification has become a buzzword in the last 12 to 18 months. Unfortunately, as with any buzzworthy idea, that can have the adverse effect of muddying the concept. And, it can be all too easy to overlook the basics of execution. Amplification can assume several definitions, mainly centered…

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Does U2’s new album mark the end of CDs?

Two weeks ago, Bob Dylan announced he is releasing a six-disc compilation of recordings he made in 1967, famously known as The Basement Tapes. The set will retail for roughly $150. Yesterday, U2 announced they are giving away — as in for free — their latest album, Songs of Innocence….

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Lessons from #SXSW

If South by Southwest (SXSW) offers one lesson, it’s a relatively simple one: We need to remain bold. While that sounds great and edgy, this may require us to define what bold means for us – both individually and for each one of our clients. In short, we must never…

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In football, a life lesson

For Berry (1-8), the lesson thus far in their inaugural season has been one of perseverance. The road through eight games has been difficult, to be certain, but standing strong when the times are tough, it turns out, is a good life lesson.

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Sept. 11, 2001: We Will Never Forget

Today marks a very somber day in our country’s history. It was eight years ago that our nation was attacked in what was a vicious and vile plot to destroy not only our republic, but also freedom. “This is a day when all Americans from every walk of life unite…

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Newspapers in an e-age

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Newspapers are an interesting breed. They are dinosaurs in a computer age, antiquated and behind the minute they hit the newsstands. So, what’s the point of news on print? After all, I can log onto the World Wide Web and read news reports of a speech given…

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I Saw It on TV

I was watching the impeachment trial the other day (nothing like a little CSPAN to wake up) and I began to wonder what was wrong.  I mean, here we are, our “fearless” Commander-In-Chief is on trial and nobody seems to care. Shouldn’t we become a little more interested in what…

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