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Looking for sales help at The Jewish Star

Looking for sales help at The Jewish Star

The Jewish Star (where I’m the Publisher) is looking to add an advertising sales person to work…

Where have you gone, Ed Weintrob?

Where have you gone, Ed Weintrob?

I have not posted here since Thanksgiving, and that is a serious sin in Bloggerland.…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It might sound trite but it’s true nonetheless: This day spent with family and friends…

On Veterans Day, we remember

On Veterans Day, we remember

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our…

Happy!

Happy!

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for a whole lot of people in the…

Waterfront dining, anyone?

Waterfront dining, anyone?

The giant Fairway supermarket in Red Hook is underwater — but that didn’t stop BrooklynPaper.com from…

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Where have you gone, Ed Weintrob?

Where have you gone, Ed Weintrob?

I have not posted here since Thanksgiving, and that is a serious sin in Bloggerland. I’ve been busy. Very busy. Happily busy. Yes, that’s my excuse. Among other…

Our morning after pill

Our morning after pill

It’s good to see that New York’s tabloids had their priorities straight, the morning after Bob Schieffer’s foreign-policy debate! Meanwhile, in Middle America … the Des Moines Register…

Confronting bullying, and giving the voiceless a voice

Confronting bullying, and giving the voiceless a voice

It’s a conundrum for young reporters: When tragedy strikes, do you speak to the victims right away, do you pry — or do you give them “space” and…

Why Iowa?

Why Iowa?

I’m a New Yorker with an affinity for Iowa (I subscribed to the Des Moines Register when I was 13 and have visited the state many times, including…

Murdoch uses Twitter to tout Santorum

Murdoch uses Twitter to tout Santorum

Rupert Murdoch opened a Twitter account over the weekend, and while the octogenarian mogul is no @justinbieber (who has 16 million followers) his tweets @rupertmurdoch did draw lots of…

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Confronting bullying, and giving the voiceless a voice

It’s a conundrum for young reporters: When tragedy strikes, do you speak to the victims right away, do you pry — or do you give them “space”…

SEO

Is Twitter a business? You betcha! says CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter , in an interview at D9 (video posted below): It took three years to send the first billion tweets, and we now send a billion tweets every…

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ errors won’t quit

Whatever your position on the lower Manhattan Islamic center, consider two facts: 1. It’s not exactly a “mosque,” in the classical sense, and 2. It’s not at…

Google

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ errors won’t quit

Whatever your position on the lower Manhattan Islamic center, consider two facts: 1. It’s not exactly a “mosque,” in the classical sense, and 2. It’s not at…

Murdoch’s war on Google

A lengthy NY Magazine piece out today on “The Raging Septuagenarian” — Rupert Murdoch — covers all angles, including Fox News and Roger Ailes, the New York…

Apple

Groupon, iPad and Twitter: Not so fast!

Alan Mutter has an excellent post in which he seeks to moderate some of the wild projections surrounding Groupon, the iPad and Twitter. Newspapers and the iPad:…

Predicting if Murdoch’s iPad Daily will be the salvation of newspapers is a crapshoot

The board on which the news media plays is constantly moving and the only certainty might be that most newspapers are toast and that whatever we predict…

Pornography

Will this baby rape his girlfriend? An anti-violence crusader says it’s never too early to intervene.

This video — designed to counter a purported anti-women slant in some Super Bowl commercials — has ignited a storm and reportedly sparked death threats against its creator in…

Music

Yesterday’s Men

This Phil Coulter tune — a few decades old, with an Irish twist — is obviously relevant to today’s America. Performed here by Celtic Thunder‘s George Donaldson. Thanks to Michael Libbie…

“Friday” — Coping with instant fame.

13-year-old Rebecca Black is the latest viral sensation. Her music video, “Friday,” has topped 28million. It’s also subjected her to a massive amount of online ridicule. Certainly,…

Ethics

Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

If an editor had substituted “Jew” or “Black” or “Arab” or “Irish” or “Italian” or whatever … would this homepage topper pass muster at the New York…

Confronting bullying, and giving the voiceless a voice

It’s a conundrum for young reporters: When tragedy strikes, do you speak to the victims right away, do you pry — or do you give them “space”…

Change

Is Twitter a business? You betcha! says CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter , in an interview at D9 (video posted below): It took three years to send the first billion tweets, and we now send a billion tweets every…

Gersh eats dog food

What can I say? He’s pushing for another award. For Brooklyn Paper editor Gersh Kuntzman and Courier-Life editor Vince DiMiceli (seated behind Gersh in the video) the…

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

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