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Month: June 2011

Today’s Shared Items – June 3, 2011

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National Donut Day 2011: America's Donut Obsession By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC) June 3, 2011 – I am continually astonished at the way news outlets accept and promolgate events created by PR flacks. My local paper is all over the Donut Day thing, making sure that all subscribers, online readers and social media followers know where they can get a free donut. Not a “holiday” a marketing day. Let’s be clear about that. Palin Steps On…

Today’s Shared Items – June 2, 2011

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Canada Post May Strike By Midnight June 2, 2011 – Headline: Oddly, this is the first sentence of my unfinished novel! 🙂 Cheese Truck Set Ablaze In UK June 2, 2011 – It is apparently absurdist day here in my Google feed. DUMBO The First NYC Neighborhood To Get Wi-Fi June 2, 2011 – There’s a neighborhood in NYC called DUMBO? For a Texas girl, THAT’S the story.

Today’s Shared Items – June 1, 2011

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She’s Just Not That Into You May 31, 2011 – Worth a read: my snarky reaction to the Palin hoopla is to suggest that if the media would simply leave her to her own devices unless and until she announces that she’s running for something, Ms. Palin would probably burst a blood vessel trying to regain their interest. And that would be entertaining. But in all seriousness, where is the news value of reporting her…