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Why Not Just Call It A King Coal Conference?

April 8th, 2011 · 9 Comments

If you are a nerd, you should probably check out this book about the history of Kentucky broadcasting from 1945-1970. [Click the Clicky or Get It On Kindle] Maybe we should try harder to prevent teenage obesity? [CNN] The Bridges Debacle group may move the planned pedestrian walkway. That’s not terrible, right? [FOX41] An “energy” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dining · Education · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Journalism · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear · UPS · Youth

UofL’s New Scandal Gets The Mainstream Treatment

April 4th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Remember that story we broke last week about Alisha Ward – an Equine Industry Program employee – at the University of Louisville allegedly swindling money? Imagine that – the full story is coming to light. Folks at UofL tell us it could involve more than $100,000. [C-J/AKN & FOX41] Have you gotten the NO KILL [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Dining · Greg Fischer · Hype · Journalism · LMPD · Metro Government · Race · State Government · University of Louisville

Somebody Finally Says What Needs To Be Said

March 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Phillip Bailey is an outlaw! But you already knew that, because, well, you just did. I like outlaws. Not the commonly encountered criminals — drug dealers, thieves, murderers, most politicians and many preachers. I like outlaws who run afoul of the norm and actually stand for something. My former mentee Phillip Bailey has become such [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Journalism · LEO · Reporters · Scandal

Local Media Forever Dominated By Blood & Sex

March 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments

More people get their news from the internets than the newspaper. Imagine that reality. [Mashable] The horsey set at the Paulick Report are hosting a fancy NCAA bracket pool to give back to those impacted in Japan. You should get on this thing ASAP. 3rd Place wins a Japan Racing Association 50th Anniversary medallion from [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Derby Festival · Education · Election · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Journalism · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Salaries · Sex · State Government · Steve Beshear

The Latest In A Long String Of Judy Stories

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

Dan Klepal is winning the future with his latest on Ole Dirty Judy Green’s financial woes: Green told the council that her husband was in charge of the family’s finances while she cared for their 13 children, 11 of whom were adopted and had special needs. The Greens also have fostered about 30 at-risk children [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Journalism · Metro Council · Oops

Phillip Bailey’s The New WFPL Political Guy

March 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments

That’s right – muckraker and life-ruiner Phillip Bailey is the new Political Director at WFPL! From the release this morning: “We wanted someone with the tenacity to cover stories that often develop slowly, and the ability to interpret complicated and arcane issues in a way our audience can understand,” said Todd Mundt, Vice President and [...]

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Tags: Journalism · LEO · Politics · Radio

Footage Of Ambassador Barzun’s Open Discussion

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Yesterday we shared a link about a discussion Ambassador Matthew Barzun had with some students in Sweden. And here’s an interesting video: Interesting thoughts on WikiLeaks, integrity and diplomacy in the 21st century.

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Tags: Journalism · Politics · Public Relations · Transparency · Video

Kentucky Derby Festival Chatter Just Won’t Quit

February 9th, 2011 · 7 Comments

I’m not going to shut up about this. There’s no reason for wasteful legislation to stop meth production. Limiting access to legitimate consumers is ridiculous. Send a letter to your legislator today. [SEND A LETTER!] Are you attending the University of Louisville? Then you should submit your line art for this terrific UofL Coloring Book. [...]

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Tags: Anchor · Art · Awards · Charity · Churchill Downs · Contests · Derby Festival · Education · Greg Fischer · Journalism · Kentucky Derby · Politics · Polls · Possibility City · Rumors · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

An Important Moment In Louisville Radio History

February 3rd, 2011 · 7 Comments

Earlier this week we, with the rest of the Louisville media types, congratulated radio wand assault nerd robot man Gabe Bullard for being appointed WFPL’s News Director after a national search. Here are some words from a press release about Gabe: “At a time when journalism nationwide is in significant decline and the need for [...]

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Tags: Journalism · Media · Possibility City · Radio · Reporters

Fancy Sports Reporter Wrote Something Interesting

August 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I thoroughly enjoy Eric Crawford’s work at A Kentucky Newspaper – he’s one of the reasons I bother with their sports coverage on occasion. So I’m always glad when he has something to say that isn’t sports specific. Here’s an excerpt of his latest: It was the first day of public school here in Possibility [...]

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Tags: Journalism · Sports