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42 days to go. Have your resumes written.
RE: Milwaukee shootingAt what point do we stop calling the shooter a "suspect" or "alleged shooter.'? Is he going to come back to life and sue for libel?Just wondering.
Good to know Gannett is staying classy:http://www.bnqt.com/photos/album/Hot-Tub-Hotties-Gallery/1009.html
Maryam gets another veep:http://finance.yahoo.com/news/gannett-names-emma-gilding-vice-134500955.htmlThought it had been quite a while since the 79th veep had been created.This one's in charge of Brand Strategy (BS).Too funny!
Cincinnati Enquirer business writer goes on and on about a promotions business. Interesting to note that she doesn't get around to noting the subject of her piece is a friend and she "convinced" him to let her write about him.Jeez, what's next with the Enquirer? Where are the standards? Writing about one's friends should have been a red flag. Are the biz editors asleep at the wheel or is this Carolyn Washburn's strategy to reach younger readers?
They are actually flying all of the Deal Chicken sales staff into Mclean for training this week. What training do you need to sell free advertising? Just make the calls. What a waste of resources!
Totally agree with 12:06. That column is a disgrace that would have been spiked by any editor worthy of the name, at any publication that takes ethics seriously. But remember what you're dealing with. http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/blog-1652-a_bad_omen_for_news.html
"In full disclosure, Josh and I are friends and I convinced him to let me tell his story."That's the Enquirer, out on the street and working those sources.
The schoolmarm should be scolding.
Fort Myers, FL -- VP of Human Resources, Ann Weinberg, now downgraded to Sales Manager according to her LinkedIn profile.
Employees of Greenville's COE are getting nervous now that the Louisville COE is expected to double in staffing including another performance manager.
Got to love a Sunday sports section that has an AP story of Juan Pablo Montoya winning the pole at Pocono. Story jumps to page 2 where that sports section runs the 1/2 page USA Today provided racing stuff which features a story on Juan Pablo Montoya winning the pole at Pocono. To quote Hawkeye from M*A*S*H, "Who's responsible?"
New ad for a sports job in Salem included this in the job description: "But we're worth your happiness."It's terrifyingly accurate, as any job there will cost you your happiness.http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1212678
6:46: Please do tell us more. I get goosebumps just thinking about being laid off.
With 12:06 and other short-comings, I think I have to re-arrange my favorites folders and remove anything Gannett from "news" sites. Any suggestions for the new folder? Media? PR? Crap?
A funny take from Romenesko about business columnist's plug for her friend. http://jimromenesko.com/2012/08/06/let-me-plug-your-business-pretty-please/
In 42 days the Company will fold. Got it from a source right at the top ( no shit)
3:03 Weinberg wanted to change career paths. This is how you do it. She didn't "downgrade" a bit. You don't move from HR to VP of Advertising. Grow up
For everyone that loves to crow about the New York Times, check this out.http://beta.fool.com/jonathanyates13/2012/08/03/warren-buffett-buys-small-papers-and-not-new-york-/8571/?ticker=MEG&source=eogyholnk0000001
That enterprising reporter, who talked her friend into letting her plug his business, is the same one who landed an exclusive interview with Carolyn Washburn about Enquirer "innovations." The story is in the paid archive, but the video is free.http://news.cincinnati.com/article/AB/20110821/BIZ01/308190115/Innovation-Enquirer
So Ann took a huge pay cut to become a sales manager because she wants to change career paths? With this company? Uh-huh.
NBC has caught major hell for its tape-delayed, heavily edited coverage of the Olympics. In fact, an anchorman at Gannett-owned WTLV in Jacksonville got angry on the air for NBC going past its scheduled sign-off time.I found that nugget of news reported by UK-based Mail Online within the context of a major NBC faux pas: the US was the only nation not to see the men's 100-meter final live.
5:08 Was your message from God, who is no doubt right at the top?
Hey, 5:08, is your source also the same one that said Mitt Romney didn't pay taxes for 10 years?
Gannett is not going to fold up shop at least not this year. Martore's announcement will be the conversion of USA Today to digital solely. The inevitable. From what we've seen of new site is not impressing us in the least.
6:28 I've seen the USAT web prototype and it's awesome. You are obviously a hater
5:44 PM Yeah, I'm buying that theory. 3:03 PM No, she is NOT the VP of Advertising. I doubt this is a "career change" she wanted. What does Ann Weinberg know about Advertising Sales anyway? Too bad because the sales manager job would have been a good move up for someone in the Advertising department.
5:44 since you know her so well call her. That's what happened.
Gannett folding in 42 days? You think? I think you are trying to stir the pot.
Career Changes! That's it. Sure. Exactly. Yes! That's why Weinberg stepped two levels down to sales manager. In fact, it could very likely be why the entire Wilmington News Journal Operating Committee left the Anchorman, Ron Burgundy. They simply wanted career changes! Yes! That must be it.Grow up indeed. How about WAKE UP?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YV6mU_iW8Rs&feature=relmfuThis link is an inspiring testimonial from a small local business owner The merchant explains how her buiness completely turned around, after placing an advertisement on DealChicken.com. She even had to move to a bigger building, because of the rapid exposure and buiness growth.
@5:08 -Riiight. Did you and Gracia also swap recipes and brush each others hair?
I don't believe it. Forty-two days doesn't seem short enough.
Howard Griffin is God. Don't forget.
5:08, the company is folding on Labor Day? A company-recognized holiday? Uh huh. You're gonna have to do better than that.
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