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Examiner print daily is heaven, Examiner online is hell. Why?

The current iteration of the San Francisco Examiner — the free, tabloid-sized print daily focused primarily on San Francisco news and events — is top notch. It’s a quick read, conveniently sized and simple but effective in delivering a local … Continue reading

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Thank a DPT traffic control officer today.

DPT officers get a bad rap. Everyone seems to despise them, yet they are a crucial element necessary to help all of us to effectively share our City streets. Here are a few of the ways they make our lives … Continue reading

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Newspapers losing relevance in users’ everyday lives.

Editor and Publisher says newspapers no longer hold relevance in end-user’s daily lives. TRUE. Newspapers cling to their old function as news reporters, but end-users want more. They want to hear about events that affect their lives and their communities … Continue reading

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My taxi earnings begin to increase. Is it temporary?

December and January were tough months. Holidays meant many people left the City. There was very little tourism and few, if any, special events that draw large numbers into the City. This weekend and last weekend produced relatively high earning … Continue reading

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1 + 1 = 3 when online and traditional media outlets mix well. (Often they don’t.)

APM’s Marketplace reports the owners of The Weather Channel, Landmark Communications, are putting the channel up on the auction block. As Marketplace puts it, the forecast: lucrative. Porter Bibb, the head of an investment company that tried to purchase The … Continue reading

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IU’s not “lovin’ it.”

Back home in Indiana, my alma mater, Indiana University, used to house a McDonald’s in the Read Center dormitories. Last May that McDonald’s closed. Let me impress upon you the historical importance of this facility. This was the only name … Continue reading

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