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Avondale

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2014
It was 1989 and crack cocaine had all its black enthusiasts by the pipe; never more prevalent and obviously so than along the stretch of Burnett Avenue heading north toward its intersection with Rockdale Avenue.  

The Death of Diversity in U.S. Broadcast Ownership

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2014
How is it that minority ownership has been set back 40 years? To answer the question we will have to first look at successful regulatory efforts to stimulate diversity of broadcast ownership in the past, what changed and why.  

Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 1-7

4 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Bill Nye to debate anti-science creationist, Chris Finney gets kicked out of law firm and more in the worst week ever.
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 01.08.2014

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
A new pilot program in New York City will use organic food waste to heat more than 5,000 homes as part of the city’s goal to reduce municipal greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2017. WORLD +2  

World-Class Media Screwups of 2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2014
The media is far from perfect, and 2013 provided good evidence of that.
  

Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 25-31

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Gov. John Kasich last week provided a glimpse into a future where education funds are cut while tax shelters for the rich are made more lucrative.
  

Ashes to Ashes

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 31, 2013
My niece, to whom I haven’t spoken in probably decades, is having her father cremated. D. died Christmas Eve morning.  

Cincinnati vs. the World 1.1.13

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 31, 2013
City Councilman Christopher Smitherman went on a legit Twitter rant last weekend, calling University of Cincinnati Trustee Rob Richardson Jr., a communist and defending the claim to The Enquirer despite the fact that McCarthyism was ridiculous the first time it came around 60 years ago. CINCINNATI -1  

The Last Time I Saw Melissa

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 31, 2013
I found out about Melissa’s death on Dec. 15, 10 days before Christmas.   

Considering Confirmation Bias at CBS News

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 31, 2013
We can learn from CBS News’ retreat from another major story after fiercely defending its veracity. The primary lesson is the havoc that “confirmation bias” can inflict on news gathering.  

Curmudgeon Notes 12.31.13

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 31, 2013
CBS’ 60 Minutes broadcast an uncritical presentation of National Security Agency’s justifications for its constitutionally suspect surveillance of Americans.   

Give Me a Reason

5 Comments · Thursday, December 26, 2013
The Top 10 Reasons Why I’ve Only Seen the Same Black Guy Among the Masses Whenever Believe In Cincinnati Was on the News Advocating for the Streetcar.  

Worst Year Ever!: 2013

0 Comments · Thursday, December 26, 2013
Why 2013 was a lot of the same bullshit.
  

Cincinnati vs. the World 12.18.13

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
A Florida man protested a public Nativity scene in Tallahassee by setting up a Festivus pole in the capitol building using PVC pipe and empty PBR cans. No word on how many times Obamacare came up during the airing of grievances.  WORLD +2  

Christmas Me Home

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
They’re here. They’re my human Christmas cards, joy in the flesh and unwrapped, laughing presents exploding with a year’s worth of stories, relationships, work and secrets about places women find joy.