Tagged: Commentary

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Celebrating open records

When a friend texted a picture of an alert from our local television station that said “Video: Coverage of Sunshine,” I laughed out loud. Then I went to see what the story was really...

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The changed PR-journalist equation

Last week my former Associated Press client Tori Ekstrand invited me to speak at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After a two–hour snow...

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CNBC needs to call a truce

Debbie Baratz of ValueWalk.com writes that business news network CNBC needs to stop telling its on-air guests that they can’t talk to anyone else. Baratz writes, “A reporter’s source is either likely to speak...

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It’s all beer and games

I’ve been a fan of Adam Davidson of NPR’s Planet Money for a long time. His work is smart and I always enjoy reading his column in the New York Times magazine. And this...

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Private equity coming back, or not?

There were two stories in The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday about the state of the private equity industry. The problem is that the two stories seemed to contradict each other. First, there was...