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    Thursday, August 9, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    ESPN waxes poetic on MLB and NBA cheating impact

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    TMZ.com

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney is already pissed because K-Fed and her mom teamed up to get her into rehab: the new rap "Milf does a body good" suggests other teamwork as well

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    Sun (UK), The

    SEO Mistakes

    The top 25 virals of the week

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    Daily Stab

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown together again, both looking High As A Kite!!

    7

    CNN

    Public Relations Ideas

    Bush dismisses talk of gas hikes to update bridges, at least for now

    4

    BBC

    Marketing Campaigns

    Campbell seeks to dump successful Godiva brand to consolidate its image

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Public Relations News

    Weak link found in spam business: should be easier to combat

    0

    PR 2.0

    Public Relations News

    PR and Social Media are Still Oil and Water

    1

    Buzz Bin, The

    Social Media News

    Susan Getgood Delivers a Great Interview and Insights on New Media

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    Break.com

    Religiosity

    What your youth pastor REALLY has on his mind

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    YouTube

    Social Disease Media

    The death of LonelyGirl15

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    YouTube

    Thought Leadership

    Coke Zero: Life as it should be

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    Washington Post

    Public Relations Ideas

    Evangelicals finally get on the green bandwagon

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    Wednesday, August 8, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    MSNBC

    Grammy, Baby!

    Lily Allenís U.S. work visa revoked

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    Washington Post

    Fake News

    The Post pays homage to the late, not-so-great Weekly World News

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    AOL

    Public Relations Ideas

    Elizabeth Edwards faces a form of political reality: we can't make John black or a woman so it's hard to get free press

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    TMZ.com

    SEO Services

    Dateline's popular "To Catch a Predator" series being sued by doctor: entrapment among charges

    1

    New York Times

    Legalese

    Crackdown on hiring of illegal immigrants poised to begin

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    Yahoo! News

    Public Relations Ideas

    Romney defends his five (!) sons for not enlisting by insisting that helping him in his campaign is the way that they serve their country

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    Slate

    Mumbo-Jumbo

    Sweet tea reportedly not easily found outside of the South

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    Fox News

    Bad Ideas

    Jessica Biel, despite killer bod, not ready for nudity onscreen

    4

    Forbes

    Villains

    Subprime mortgage meltdown spells opportunity for bottom feeders

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    CBS News

    Craven Demagogues

    O.J. can't make money from his video game image either, judge rules

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    Yahoo! News

    Web Design Inspiration

    New Yorker traveling to Australia snags Bond's record setter in Frisco: HR record met with palpable boredom

    1

    YouTube

    SEO Services

    Gore Vidal rips TV journalists a new one: "They are obeying bigger, richer interests than informing the public"

    4

    Daily Stab

    Bad Ideas

    Britney Spears wild, drink pounding, lip locking, naked night out

    1

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Fake News

    Pamela Anderson Becomes Google Spokesperson

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    Access Hollywood

    Overhype Alert

    Brangelina gets a new stamp in Australia.

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Fake News

    Mock child beating video... Yes, think Borat

    2

    Blog of Legal Times

    Heroes

    Oliver Hill remembered

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    Tuesday, August 7, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Time

    Grammy, Baby!

    MTV is pulling out all the stops for VMA 2007, because the Video Music Awards' ratings have been sucking

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    New Scientist

    Legalese

    YouTube copyright suit gains 8 more plaintiffs. Google claims ISPs are protected as long as they respond promptly to complaints.

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    Copywrite, Ink.

    Idiot Pundits

    Scoble seems to be serving up a different dish than what attracted some people and he's no longer nice to some patrons.

    3

    ABC News

    Overhype Alert

    Sperm count paranoia, though somewhat valid, seen as mostly hype

    0

    Space.com

    Public Relations Ideas

    Laura Bush calls ex-teacher and McAuliffe backup Barbara Morgan a day before her debut as an astronaut: Congratulations from "one schoolteacher to another"

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    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    Safety Mike Minter, Carolina leader in tackles, games started, retires at 33: blames knees

    0

    New Scientist

    Public Relations News

    Hacker gets MySpace account pulled after demonstating techniques at DEFCOM in Vegas

    0

    E! Online

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Despite being an out-of-control drug fiend, Moss beau Pete Doherty continues to get slapped on wrist

    0

    Yahoo! News

    Bad Ideas

    Hospitals increasingly shutting down expensive burn centers, becoming unable to handle a post 9/11 catastrophe

    0

    New York Sun

    Bad Ideas

    Smaller music retail stores increasingly suffer from the popularity of digital downloads.

    1

    I Think He Blogs

    Oscar, Baby!

    Ho in bloom: LiLo in a sex scene from her so-bad-it's-good new flick, I Know Who Killed My Career

    5

    Romenesko

    SEO Services

    How news organizations are using social bookmarking

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    PR 2.0

    Public Relations News

    PR is About Relationships, Just Ask Robert Scoble

    1

    ASCE

    Good Ideas

    Report Card on America's crumbling infrastructure

    1

    Monday, August 6, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Reuters

    Marketing Campaigns

    McLovin' it wins the preschoolers

    3

    Buzz Bin, The

    Social Disease Media

    Astroturfing on the Dark Side of the Moon

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    Make the Logo Bigger

    About Us

    Baradell gets drunk with Green at funky Dallas bar

    1

    NPR

    Public Relations Ideas

    Taliban reaches out on the airwaves to Afghans, despite attempts to stop them

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    Crain's New York Business

    Marketing Campaigns

    Murdoch targets The New York Times for rate war with The Wall Street Journal

    0

    Slate

    Braindead Media

    Rudy Giuliani's daughter is supporting Barack Obama

    0

    CBS News

    Facebook Tips

    Marilyn Manson sued by ex-guitarist for not sharing profits properly: allegedly spent the money on (surprise!) lots of weird shit

    0

    Slate

    Public Relations Disasters

    Rudy Giuliani's daughter publicly supports Obama...at least she did until contacted about it this morning

    0

    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    Spurrier pissed off that South Carolina denies admission to two recruits

    0

    Engadget

    Public Relations News

    After a lot of work with special equipment, hacker frees iPhone from AT&T (though it might not work properly)

    0

    E! Online

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Hohan is holed up somewhere...just don't ask for specifics

    0

    Advertising Age

    PR Advice

    Don't forget to market to the little guys: they have needs, too

    1

    Smoking Gun, The

    Villains

    Fudge packer get nailed near Naval Academy

    0

    PR 2.0

    Public Relations News

    FaceBook is the Online Hub for Connected Professionals

    1

    Daily Stab

    Web Design News

    Mena Suvari goes GI Jane on us

    0

    Daily Stab

    Bad Web Design

    Playmate of the year 1994 Jenny McCarthy rocks the bunny costume while playing dealer at the Palms Playboy Club

    3

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    SEO Services

    The Verdict on Masters of Science Fiction

    0

    MediaWeek

    SEO Services

    Stuff magazine to become a section of Maxim; where will they put all the boobs?

    1

    Sunday, August 5, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Rank Hypocrisy

    As Scoble gets FaceSlammed by Bill Gates, he throws the whole Facebook at a fan banned without warning.

    0

    Strive Notes

    Write Good

    Writing news: the human touch

    0

    Saturday, August 4, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    SpeakerBox Plugged-In

    PR Advice

    Agent Zero, Shark Attacks and the Power of Blogs in Branding

    0

    HuffPo

    Public Relations Ideas

    Gonzales "clarifies" statements, though all credibility now seems lost

    0

    Editor & Publisher

    Craven Demagogues

    Murdoch claims he won't change the Wall Sreet Journal too much; it just needs to be more profitable

    0

    USA Today

    Web Design News

    "Wannarexic" teenage gitls seek eating disorders for popularity, quick weight loss

    0

    AOL

    Marketing Campaigns

    Looks like Valerie and Kirstie might have been exaggerating their "weight loss" while on Jenny Craig diet plan

    0

    Bloomberg

    Public Relations Disasters

    U.K. bans livestock exports after discovery of disease only six years after last major outbreak

    0

    Washington Post

    Bad Ideas

    Senate bows to White House pressure and votes to expand warrantless surveillance

    0

    Adweek

    SEO Services

    Maxim to fold and absorb Stuff, seen as no longer needed after death of FHM

    0

    Scobleizer

    Public Relations News

    Guy gets FaceSlammed by Bill Gates

    0

    WEAR-tV3

    Newsbabes

    Former Miss World-Canada is getting older, but still a hottie in the Pensacola, FL market

    0

    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    MLB's Cleveland Indians claim first place after bashing angst-filled Minnesota Twins

    0

    Boing Boing

    Braindead Media

    Undercover Dateline mole for DefCom hackers' conference is outed

    0

    New York Times

    Social Disease Media

    The validity of art in schools, always subject to debate, is examined: benefits of art are just not easily quantified

    0

    Bad Pitch Blog

    Social Media News

    There's a whole library of PR tips available on the net...take advantage

    0

    People Magazine

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Hohan claims she's too responsible to drive drunk in Elle interview hours before second DUI arrest: press is to blame for the misconceptions about her

    0

    TMZ.com

    Villains

    Massive identity theft ring busted in Philadelphia: McNabb, Lopez, LaBelle, even Paris targeted

    0

    Friday, August 3, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    TMZ.com

    Rank Hypocrisy

    While partying after 1 A.M., new mom Jaime Pressly attacks Britney big time

    1

    PRSA

    SEO Services

    Did Murdoch simply want the WSJ more?

    0

    Maxim

    Bad Web Design

    Some nice belly buttons: time to be patriotic and celebrate the navel

    0

    Make the Logo Bigger

    Braindead Media

    CNN needs to get its stuff together and report real news about the Minneapolis bridge collapse

    0

    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    Point shaving is one of many problems with NBA refs

    0

    Adfreak

    Public Relations Disasters

    Intel bows to pressure and pulls "racist" ad

    0

    TechCrunch

    Public Relations News

    Flickr to add video

    0

    Bloomberg

    Market Intelligence

    Procter& Gamble CFO says company more likely to sell interests than buy them, fueling speculation about underperforming Duracell

    0

    CBS News

    Public Relations Ideas

    Obama says everyone, not just rappers, needs to show women more respect

    0

    Boing Boing

    Public Relations Ideas

    Henry Rollins rants about interference with internet freedom

    0

    Reuters

    Blame Game

    Minneapolis bridge collapse blamed on engineering, 9/11, you name it

    0

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    About Us

    Please forgive Spin Thicket for sucking this week. We'll try not to suck next week.

    3

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Dogs go medieval on dude at Ving Rhames' house

    1

    Black Star Rising

    SEO Services

    Should hobbyist photographers really be proud of themselves for killing the livelihood of working professionals?

    1

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