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June 2009 - page 4

The PR / advertising disconnect

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I know I tend to spend all my rant power on broken media models, but I’ve had reason lately to ponder the relationship between PR and advertising.
PR people wonder why there’s sometimes resentment towards them from media folk — I don’t think it is actually because of anything PR professionals do per se, but rather because of the utter disconnect between most businesses public relations and advertising. And I don’t think it is generally front-of-mind for most media companies because of the church-state separation. But as someone who lives in both worlds, I’ve found myself seething lately over repeated scenarios like this: Keep Reading

Stream o' consciousness for June 3rd

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Just saw Brill’s PPT for newspapers. Overoptimistic and if not, it’s still not enough $ to make difference: http://is.gd/MpIQ [#]
11:59am via Twitter
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After 1 1/2 days, #Bing is driving @pegasusnews > 2x refers compared to #Google. Is that usage or their algorithm likes us? [#]
12:08pm via Twitter
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@gsterling Dunno how long it will last, but Bing is bringing @pegasusnews 2x refers of Goog this week. [#]
12:50pm via Twitter
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1:33pm via Google Reader
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@AnnelieNaes Run your domain over Google Apps. Makes it Gmail but still reads yourdomain.com. And Gmail catches 95% of my spam. [#]
3:23pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 52 songs.
5:03pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Only dog owners will grasp the import: Old Navy stocking THE frisbees again. We got 20. Shoulda got more. [#]
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Stream o' consciousness for June 2nd

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blog (feed #1)
3:08am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
About to start cramming the week into four days. [#]
7:17am via Twitter
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Belated congrats to PhillyInq on really cool multimedia treatment of 180th: http://is.gd/LyLO (And I gen. hate anniversary iss.) [#]
10:04am via Twitter
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"50 Great Examples of Data Visualization" http://is.gd/Lzeb Lots of wow factor; little chance I’d use (m)any more than once. [#]
10:15am via Twitter
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Champagne toast in office this morning to celebrate May sales record. Needs more brunch. [#]
10:17am via Twitter
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Just realized @pegasusnews is older than the company that bought us. #blessedtoliveininterestingtimes [#]
10:20am via Twitter
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RT @ckrewson So funny it hurts. Via @buzzfeed, Total Eclipse Of The Heart (The Literal Version) http://is.gd/LzzB [#]
10:25am via Twitter
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@godsdog Great remark I heard from one of MST3K guys: Nothing better than cult fame. Occasional strokes but can go to store w/o bother. [#]
10:33am via Twitter
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@godsdog Well said, sir. [#]
11:04am via Twitter
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RT @pegasusnews Favoriting contest: Blue Shoe Blues Fest II VIP tix http://tinyurl.com/lmunnl Please repost… [#]
1:49pm via Twitter
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2:12pm via Generic
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@johnrobinson Quite the council race you must be having 😉 http://is.gd/LKIS [#]
3:12pm via Twitter
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R2-D2 lives! For real: http://is.gd/LM9v [#]
3:55pm via Twitter
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@timmytyper Still not the worst botch in D history: http://is.gd/LNbZ [#]
4:33pm via Twitter
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Going to NYC for wkend. TIme about 70% spoken for. Looking for off-the-beaten-path recommendations. [#]
4:44pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 49 songs.
5:49pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Watched Hellzapoppin (1941). Wiser. Sadder. Sillier. No longer believe WB cartoons or Mel Brooks are half as clever as I used to. [#]
11:43pm via Twitter
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@jfritsche Swing is how my wife discovered. But the rest of the movie is even more amazing. Every good WB or Mel Brooks bit ever is in there [#]
12:06am via Twitter
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@jfritsche Pepe le Pew is there verbatim. 4 years before Pepe debuted. [#]
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