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And we are back with new Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

After a month or so summer break, Living in a Media world is back with some fresh Questions Worth Asking (Maybe) Will there be an all-female group of Expendables in the third outing? Please, please, please, with Helen Mirren at … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 11 – Apple’s Super Bowl 1984 Commercial

Many people consider this commercial that introduced the Apple Macintosh during the 1984 Super Bowl to be the greatest commercial ever made.  Maybe.  But it’s certainly the ad that created that the Super Bowl was as much about great ads … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Will the fallout ever end for the Brits with the Murdoch/News Corp. scandals? That would be a big no.  Latest word is that British Culture Minister Jeremy Hunt is going end his political career for helping News Corp. take full … Continue reading

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iPhone announced 5 years ago

Here’s what I had to say five years ago this week when Apple announced the iPhone.  How’s it hold up?  (For the record, it took me almost 5 years for me to actually get an iPhone.  But this was more … Continue reading

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Tweeting, Tweaking & TNT

Three bits of media news that are worth posting but don’t really go together. Associated Press to reporters: Don’t break news on Twitter; break it on the wire The Associated Press has reiterated it’s policy of never having reporters break … Continue reading

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Stuff Siri Says….

As you may know, Apple has just released its new iPhone 4s.  Analysts and the stock market were not impressed, with Apple’s stock taking a pretty significant hit in the days that followed.  And then Apple reported selling 4 million … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 3 Steve Jobs – A Hero not a Saint

Steve Jobs died today, Oct. 5, 2011, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.  As I am writing this, cable news hosts and commentators are lionizing him and Internet trolls are savaging him. To me, Steve Jobs was a hero. … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Should ESPN have fired Hank Williams Jr. for comparing Obama to Hitler? Or comparing Boehner to  to Netanyahu?  Jon Stewart says no: “Have you met him?”  BTW, Williams’ comparison of Obama to Hitler is a great example of Godwin’s Law. … Continue reading

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Day 2 on Kindle Fire and e-readers

Here’s some followup to Amazon’s big announcement yesterday of its Kindle Fire tablet and the new lower-priced Kindle e-ink e-readers. Daring Fireball – Apple blogger John Gruber, writing at Daring Fireball, likes the new Kindles. In fact, my feelings and … Continue reading

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Amazon announces new Kindle tablet and e-book readers

This morning Amazon announced its anticipated new tablet device, the Kindle Fire. Some people will point out that it is based on Google’s Android operating system, which is technically true.  Other people will point out that it is the first … Continue reading

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