Recently, television stations have been airing an ad from anti-medical marijuana group No on 2 titled "It's Nuts." The ad claims, among other things, that voting yes on Amendment 2 will legalize pot and that kids will be able to get weed on their own "without their parents' permission." In response ... More >>
Ever seen a gay man's living room? A bloody, mounted head of some Christian is not, I repeat NOT, there. But Rick Wiles, a former marketing exec for Trinity Broadcasting Network, thinks otherwise. According to him, gay rights activists are the second-coming of Nazis, because both groups were tryi ... More >>
God's green plant now has a friend in cable television as the new show Cannabis Planet TV debuts on several stations across the United States, including South Florida's WHDT-TV. The man who is partly responsible for getting it aired is Palm Beach pot activist and convicted smuggler Robert Platshorn, ... More >>
Radio station 97.7 FM played Mexican music and advertised Hispanic businesses in the Marion County area. Only problem is that it was being run by two guys in a mobile home. And that makes it illegal. According to Marion County deputies, two men were illegally operating a radio station. Unfortuna ... More >>
The only people allowed in the audience at Monday night's presidential debate at Lynn University will be Lynn students, selected by a lottery to sit on risers in the Wold Performing Arts Center.But the real party will be next door, where an estimated 4,000 journalists from around the world will cram ... More >>
Back in February 17, 2009, Congress set the final deadline for the HDTV transition. Most local television stations now broadcast in high definition, and with the hard times we live in nowadays, we thought a cheap alternative to cable television might help. Now go build your nonfancy HDTV antenn ... More >>
mikesatz.comDanny PryorLet's say you really, really don't like somebody in a position of power. What do you do? Send letters? Pass on some dirt to New Times (yes, please)? Testify to the county commission? Deliver dog poo?Well, if your specialty happens to be creating domain names and building hu ... More >>
South Florida's two largest newspapers, the Sun-Sentinel and the Miami Herald, ran stories on their websites yesterday about local TV stations refusing to run an anti-McDonald's ad. Oddly, the stories, written by a Herald reporter, both lacked something obvious: the actual video. Or at least a link ... More >>
Sen. George LeMieux is beginning to doubt whether this Barack Obama fellow really is the Chosen One. Because if he were, Obama would be standing on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, parting the sea. Oil to the left. Saltwater to the right. And his people (Americans) would be free.Seriously, what's w ... More >>
Communicating the old fashioned way.Twitter and FB may rule the Zeitgeist, but an old-fashioned communications medium may be on the mend: low-power FM radio. A bill cosponsored by U.S. Sens. John McCain and Maria Cantwell -- the Local Community Radio Act -- would repeal some of the more draconian ... More >>
PhotobucketThe King of PopThe minute Michael Jackson took his last breath, albums started flying off the shelves, an army of "faithful" fans took to the streets professing their undying love for "The King of Pop," and everyone from celebrities to musicians hailed him as their storybook hero. Where w ... More >>
time.com This past week, everybody's been talking about this Time.com poll in which the Daily Show's Jon Stewart wins most-trusted-newscaster status. Maybe it means that television news networks have become "disaffected" with network television news? Or that Americans are fed up with stuffy anc ... More >>
On the day 30 people in the Sun-Sentinel newsroom are laid off, the corporate news is just dandy, according to Tribune Co. COO Randy Michaels, who reports the company is "making progress." For instance, the show "WWE Superstars" had great ratings on WGN and they're having wonderful luck ... More >>
Tribune Co. Innovation Chief Lee Abrams is clearly more focused on the Tribune's 25 television stations than he is the newspapers right now. And, judging from his latest think pieces, he's not at all happy with the appearance of the company's anchors. In a recent piece, he decried the fact that ... More >>
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