Monthly Archives: August 2012

New World Order of Tweets, Facebook would not leave newspaperman Wayne Lee behind

This new world order we find ourselves in is as fast-paced as I’ve ever seen. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been here before. Just look back to the turn of the 19th Century into the 20th. Those days were … Continue reading

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Tony Scott: Extraordinary film director leaps to his death; he will be missed

Tony Scott, director of such films as “Unstoppable” and “Man on Fire,” has died. He was 68. Such a huge loss for this family. We loved his movies, especially “Man on Fire” starring Denzel Washington. Every time a movie would … Continue reading

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A Los Angeles television news station gives away grocery gift cards to viewers; Is it bad or good?

The institution known as the Fourth Estate has eroded so deeply, you hesitate to bring up another example for fear of repeating the obvious: The news business as we once knew it is gone. There is no more, or very … Continue reading

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‘The Newsroom’ takes us to a new level of journalistic excellence

A new television show throws journalism, as we know it, under the bus and replaces it with a standard of ethical excellence not seen for a long time or, perhaps, ever. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is a shame. I … Continue reading

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