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Is America ready for the real Colbert?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/11/14

CBS announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman when he retires next year. What the public doesn't realize... } more

Prom night dos and don'ts

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/27/14

A milestone event in a young adult's life, prom night is an occasion high school seniors across the country anxiously anticipate.... } more

Does Dave know best?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/07/14

Dave Ramsey has been giving financial advice for years.   As a former banker, I don't alway agree with his advice but he is out there and people like him.  } more

Google's social media "robotic" responses

posted by: Corey Patterson @ 12/03/13

Social media often gets a bad rap from those unfamiliar with it.  They say it’s not personal enough, disregarding meaningful... } more

Journalists lean towards Twitter, but where is the Web traffic?

posted by: Corey Patterson @ 11/15/13

Journalists clearly prefer Twitter to Facebook.  The vast majority of reporters curate their news blogs through Twitter links. ... } more

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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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