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Pitino Fans, Go Ahead and Change the Station

August 27th, 2009 · 12 Comments

No one in the local TV market led a newscast with Ted Kennedy or Jim King or the nutjob who shot somebody down at Waterfront Park. Sorry, Coach, you can’t tell people what to watch, and they wouldn’t change the station from this soap opera if you begged them to. Which, I guess, you did. [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Library · Media · Reporters · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Obsession and Kissing a Pig

August 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

You want to go with us Sunday to see Marty Pollio at the Comedy Caravan. We’ll get you in free. Sign up here. Pervert-ibility City: Shit. Go figure. Just because we like Google-ing “cunt” we get tagged with the “Obscene City” title. Better get the tough son of a bitch attorney general on it. [Silicon [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Horse Industry · Jack Conway · LMPD · Media · Possibility City · Scandal · Sex · Sports · University of Louisville

This is More About Context than Coffee

August 11th, 2009 · 9 Comments

by John LaFollette The ‘Ville Voice Correspondent Here’s a head scratcher.  A story about local iced coffee runs in the Courier that includes a quote from Lynn’s Paradise Café manager Ashley Brossart that doesn’t cast the restaurant in the rosiest of lights.  Shortly after the story is published, Brossart is fired from her post after [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Ethics · Journalism · Media · Reporters

Watch for the Game Police

August 10th, 2009 · 5 Comments

By now, we’re all used to having ourselves searched as we buy a ticket and enter sporting events. Authorities don’t want you bringing in your own alcohol or guns or laser pointers or strobe lights or other contraband. They’ve got plenty of rules about what you can do or not do as a fan at [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Reporters · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Scandalous Stuff from Sports, Etc.

July 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

Sexploits in Sports: Eric Crawford pointed out that the hottest video on the Internet over the weekend was a peephole shot that might have been sexy ESPN reporter Erin Andrews – naked. Which gave the paper on excuse to include a giant photo of her on his blog, while Crawford wrote about what an invasion [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Dan Mongiardo · ESPN · Fired · Internet · Jack Conway · Reporters · Senate Race · Sports · TV

Pre-4th Media Meanderings

July 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Awarding Behavior: LEO’s Phillip Bailey picked up a NATIONAL award from the organization of alt-weeklies. His stories on a West End resident, a controversial radio station decision and last year’s fiasco over the homophobic flyer that influenced a Metro Council election got the attention of the AAN. Worthy of re-reading. [AAN] Fixed Sidewalk: Our pals [...]

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Tags: Awards · Blogging · Books · Health Care · Internet · KET · LEO · Metro Council · Movies · Republican Party · Retail · TV

And the Journalism Winners are…

June 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Some of our favorite media types took home trophies at the 2009 Metro Journalism Awards presentation last night. We didn’t enter, because . . . A – We Didn’t Want to Pay the Entry Fee B – Our trophy shelf is full and there is no wall space. C -  If we won something, we [...]

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Tags: Awards · Blogging · Criticism · Journalism · Media

Boring Budget Hearings and Other News

June 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Yes, the VV HQ has the Metro Council budget hearings on while the work is going on. It’s a sacrifice we’re making for you. Edits at WFPL: Public radio’s WFPL has re-launched its news blog, a project headed up by Gabe Bullard. Let’s hope Gabe can keep up the ambitious production pace of its first [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Blogging · Concerts · Gambling · Metro Council · Metro Government · Music · Radio · State Government · Steve Beshear

End of a Bitching Post

May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

Other than The ‘Ville Voice, it would be our guess that the most-visited website by Courier-Journal staff members during the last few years has been Gannett Blog. But as of Oct. 1, there will be no new Gannett news and gossip at the site, operated by former C-J staff member Jim Hopkins. Hopkins, in announcing [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Business · Courier-Journal · Gannett

Tuesday: Clear Skies and Conflicts

May 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

It’s Tuesday, so be sure and tune in to the CW this morning at 10. You might win something… The Black Hat at the Arena Goes to:  Turns out that Jim Host and Mortenson Construction are none too happy with Wilhelm, the company responsible for the “human error” that caused the concrete collapse at the [...]

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Tags: Arena · Blogging · Celebrity · Construction · Jerry Abramson · Legal · Parks · Police · Reporters · WHAS