Friday, July 4, 2008

Cat Fight: Greta Van Susteren v. Anderson Cooper

"I just read this statement by the executive producer of CNN’s Anderson Cooper show (see below) Anderson Cooper’s show competes directly with ON THE RECORD.
I feel somewhat reluctant to give them this free advertising but my staff deserves to keep them honest - in other words defend against what is an obviously effort to make less of our hard work covering news for you." more...

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

10 Reasons to LOVE a recession!

From this article...

1. Family dinners.

2. Shorter lines at the pumps.

3. Less Junk Mail.

4. More Coupons.

5. Free Fitness.

6. Bargain SUVs.

7. Business startup opportunites.

8. Growth in Gardening.

9. Musical Inspiration.

10.New Perspectives.

Monday, June 30, 2008

We are the Virtual Sweatshop.

When an executive wants to sound humane during a public address to the staff, he or she will trot out the well-worn phrase, "Our most valuable assets leave the building at the end of the day." Clich├ęs are generally true, but this one may not be, thanks to the growth of user-generated content on the Internet. Whether they're creating content for sites like YouTube and Wikipedia, viewer-submitted news services like CNN's iReport or videogames...more...


REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. is scheduled to stop selling its Windows XP operating system to retailers and major computer makers Monday, despite protests from a slice of PC users who don't want to be forced into using XP's successor, Vista. more...

Bon Jovi to play at free NYC concert!

NEW YORK - New York City officials say Bon Jovi will play at a free concert in Central Park this summer.

The concert will be held July 12th.

The concert is billed as a prelude to the July 15th All-Star baseball game, which will highlight the final season at Yankee Stadium.


Romney Top Choice for McCain Veep.

Surprising many Republican insiders, Mitt Romney is at the top of the vice-presidential prospect list for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). But lack of personal chemistry could derail the pick....MORE

French Soldier Shoots 17 Civilians in France!!

CARCASSONNE, France (AFP) - President Nicolas Sarkozy promised swift and severe punishment Monday after a soldier shot and wounded 17 people, including a three-year-old boy and both his parents, at an open day at an army barracks.

The sergeant opened up with an assault rifle, firing live rounds instead of blanks into a crowd of hundreds of visitors more...