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Media Gotcha! Games Here and Abroad

· Mar 2, 2015 10:26 am

News media games of Gotcha! turned nasty on both sides of the Atlantic. If embarrassing the other guy were only adults behaving badly, the affairs would be entertaining. It’s that and more...

Worst Week Ever!: Feb. 18-24

· Feb 25, 2015 10:19 am

Not too long ago, the school of thought espoused by those who liked George W. Bush when he was giving speeches that sounded as if Ricky from Trailer Park Boys wrote them was that people who don’t like the president are not American. ...

Music Killer

· Feb 27, 2015 12:32 pm

Very casually over the phone, my friend told me how he laid his Martin Guitar on the floor in his living room and in a fit of frustration and rage and with the boots on his feet, smashed his acoustic guitar into bits and pieces. ...

See-Through

· Feb 25, 2015 10:33 am

Watching the Oscars Sunday night was fun and fanciful because there’s nothing like watching wealthy, accomplished white people “acting” racially guilty when they’re really quite comfortable in their homogeneous groupings. ...

Newsroom Enthusiasm and Harper Lee's Long-Lost Manuscript

· Feb 16, 2015 09:37 am

Finding genuine but previously unknown or long-lost manuscripts can be a publisher’s dream. Narratives by early American writers — as diverse as pioneer midwives or former slaves — still create minor sensations and career-enhancing moments for scholars. ...

Liar. Liar?

· Feb 18, 2015 11:20 am

Ten-million-dollar baby and NBC newsman Brian Williams is guilty. He knows better than to insert himself right smack dab in the middle of the news he’s witnessed or reported directly, and because he did, he resorted to lying about them and himself. ...

 
 

Macy’s Music Festival becomes 'Cincinnati Music Festival'

Long-running R&B fest changes its name again and announces Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson and more for 2015 lineup

· Mar 2, 2015 10:34 am

A lot of people still call it “Jazz Fest” (a hold-over from some of its early names, like the Kool Jazz Festival) and more recently (as of last year) it went by the name of Macy’s Music Festival, but Cincinnati’s popular, long-running celebration of classic and contemporary R&B and...

Leftovers: What We Ate This Weekend

Sugar n' Spice, Pure Romance flavor creams, blueberry vodka, pizza and goetta omelets

· Mar 2, 2015 10:13 am

Each week CityBeat staffers and dining writers tell you what they ate this weekend. We're not always proud — or trendy — but we definitely spend at least some money on food. Mike Breen: I’m 74 years late to the party, but I had a late breakfast at the wonderful Sugar n’ Spice...

Your Weekend To Do List (2/27-3/1)

Let's be real: House of Cards premieres tonight; most of us probably won't leave the house this weekend

· Feb 27, 2015 02:04 pm

After fans were teased by its brief availability online two weeks ago — a “bug,” they say — the next chapter of House of Cards is finally here. Since some of us are guilty of binge-watching both previous seasons, it’s been more than a year since many viewers have spent some...

 

Worst Week Ever!: Feb. 18-24

· Feb 25, 2015 10:19 am

Not too long ago, the school of thought espoused by those who liked George W. Bush when he was giving speeches that sounded as if Ricky from Trailer Park Boys wrote them was that people who don’t like the president are not American. ...

See-Through

· Feb 25, 2015 10:33 am

Watching the Oscars Sunday night was fun and fanciful because there’s nothing like watching wealthy, accomplished white people “acting” racially guilty when they’re really quite comfortable in their homogeneous groupings. ...

Cincinnati vs. The World 2.25.15

· Feb 25, 2015 10:27 am

A rare leopard is back from the brink of extinction in Russia thanks to recent conservation efforts. ...

Media Gotcha! Games Here and Abroad

· Mar 2, 2015 10:26 am

News media games of Gotcha! turned nasty on both sides of the Atlantic. If embarrassing the other guy were only adults behaving badly, the affairs would be entertaining. It’s that and more...

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

· Sep 10, 2014 09:16 am

Poynter.org says Gannett — owner of The Enquirer, Louisville Courier-Journal and Indianapolis Star, among others — is reorganizing newsrooms, job and pay scales “to better attract an (online) audience of 25- to 45-year-olds.”
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Music Killer

· Feb 27, 2015 12:32 pm

Very casually over the phone, my friend told me how he laid his Martin Guitar on the floor in his living room and in a fit of frustration and rage and with the boots on his feet, smashed his acoustic guitar into bits and pieces. ...

 
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