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    Thursday, October 11, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    infOpinions

    Public Relations Agencies

    Amandaís Backstory Reveals Ugly Character :: Did You Know?

    2

    AP

    Public Relations Ideas

    Condi Rice says Iran is "lying" about its nuclear program. I suppose she'd recognize a liar.

    1

    Break.com

    SEO Mistakes

    Laughing German Midget = Viral Fun

    0

    Vim and Vinegar

    Public Relations Ideas

    The Democrats' "Four Corners" defense is getting old

    0

    Occam's RazR

    Social Disease Media

    How much should you trust web applications to be correct, or even honest?

    0

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Bad Web Design

    Thank God we're up to four GoDaddy girls now -- and they all have blogs. Because we're so interested in reading what they have to say!

    0

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Maxim's 5 unsexiest women alive

    1

    Perez Hilton

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney Spears denied overnight visits with her kids.

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Web Design News

    eBay plans to launch its own version of a social networking service this week

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Rank Hypocrisy

    Consumer group accuses home and beauty products company Unilever of ad hypocrisy

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Bad Ideas

    Do recall announcements work? Study shows dangerous products make it off store shelves, but not out of people's homes

    0

    Rocky Mountain News

    Legalese

    Qwest refuses to become complicit in FISA abuse, looses NSA contract

    0

    People Magazine

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Out of work actress Michelle Rodriguez is sentenced to six months in jail

    2

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Public Relations Ideas

    One day in the Iraq War equals.......

    0

    Occam's RazR

    PR Advice

    Viral threats -- from A to G

    0

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Market Intelligence

    What makes a woman classy?

    0

    AP

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney files for an "emergency" expansion of her visitation rights. Maybe someone told her what child support is going to cost her with K-Fed having sole physical custody.

    1

    AP

    Facebook Tips

    Bobby Brown denies having a heart attack. Maybe it was just wishful thinking on his lawyer's part.

    0

    Agent Bedhead

    Social Media Fails

    Tara Reid's got a brand new stomach -- thanks to Photoshop

    0

    mediabistro's PRNewser

    Public Relations News

    Bypass the outsourcing of PR and start using robots

    1

    PR Meets the WWW

    Public Relations Agencies

    Global PR Blog Week 3.0 needs your ideas

    0

    Wednesday, October 10, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Yahoo! News

    Web Design Inspiration

    The reason that the MLB team with the 23rd biggest payroll humiliated the team with the 1st is obvious: The Indians built their team the right way; the Yankees tried to buy it as usual

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    AP

    Villains

    Noose found hanging outside of Columbia University professor's door.

    0

    Very Fast, with Gusto Blog

    Public Relations Agencies

    West Coast columnist feels that PR people should fall on their collective swords as media changes

    3

    HuffPo

    Craven Demagogues

    Bush wants immunity for telecom companies' electronic surveillance: no permission given by Congress, but Bush feels the power

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    AP

    Mumbo-Jumbo

    Phantom vibrations plague addicted cell phone and Blackberry users

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    Perez Hilton

    Attention Whores

    Tara Reid declares that she is not as stupid as Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan

    2

    AP

    Grammy, Baby!

    Jive Records moves up Britney's release date because the world just can't wait for it.

    2

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Grammy, Baby!

    Bono will NOT lower himself to collaborate with the Spice Girls.

    1

    AP

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Whitney's voodoo worked! Bobby Brown has heart attack...will still do a concert this Saturday.

    1

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Public Relations Ideas

    Oliphant on Fred Thompson

    0

    New York Times

    Marketing Campaigns

    Electronic Arts teams with BP Oil for newest green "Sims" computer game

    0

    MediaPost

    PR Advice

    "Welcome" emails really pay off with consumers, study shows

    0

    ipsos

    Market Intelligence

    Business elite are extremely media savvy, voracious information seekers

    0

    Egotastic

    Facebook Tips

    Esquire touts Charlize Theron as the world's sexiest woman, as these pics demonstrate

    5

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Public Relations Ideas

    First openly gay man elected in Alabama...key word "openly"

    0

    FHM

    Facebook Tips

    Hillary Duff emerging from freezing ocean

    0

    Make the Logo Bigger

    Public Relations News

    Rank drop? Whatís up with Technorati?

    1

    Advertising Age

    Marketing Campaigns

    Walgreen's to sponsor a 3-D Halloween show for Regis & Kelly

    0

    Buzz Bin, The

    Market Intelligence

    Like it or not, you will be considered the "pioneers of social media": be thoughtful of what you write/market

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    Reuters

    Bad Ideas

    Two shot at Cleveland high school: 14-year old detained

    0

    E! Online

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Hasselhoff gets drunk again, hospitalised

    0

    Smoking Gun, The

    Religiosity

    Christian clown busted on gay child porn charges

    0

    Yahoo! News

    Web Design Inspiration

    Desperate Panthers sign 44-year old (next month) Testaverde, proving that talent isn't everything

    0

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Good Ideas

    Japanese women are getting curvier thanks to Westernized diet -- bra sizes two sizes bigger than a generation ago

    2

    HRM Direct

    SEO Services

    Ohmygod! Social networking predicted to end

    0

    Forbes

    Public Relations News

    Can Google make YouTube pay off?

    0

    Media Orchard

    Attention Whores

    God -- I mean Bono -- accused of off-shore tax evasion

    4

    No Quarter

    Villains

    Bush Leaks Sink Americaís Security. DUH!!

    1

    People Magazine

    Facebook Tips

    Britney Spears passes random drug tests

    1

    AP

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Judge orders Britney to be booked for her hit-and-run.

    1

    Tuesday, October 9, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Yahoo! News

    Web Design Inspiration

    Michael Vick has to repay nearly $20 million dollars of the signing bonus he received from the Atlanta Falcons.

    1

    PR 2.0

    Market Intelligence

    Google Buys Jaiku, Lifestreams Go Mainstream

    0

    Miami Herald

    Bad Web Design

    A bunch of people get naked in Miami to create "art" (with video)

    0

    TMZ.com

    Facebook Tips

    Scott Thompson sucks big time at gay softball tournament

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Social Disease Media

    Facebook classes begin at Stanford

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Legalese

    Music industry's landmark victory over file-sharer to be appealed

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Good Ideas

    L.L. Bean gets a jump on holiday profits with "Free Shipping, No Minimum" Promotion

    1

    Daily 'Dog

    Public Relations Agencies

    Will media relations be a ghost in a Web 2.0 world?

    0

    Slashdot

    Bad Ideas

    What's bin Forgotten About National Security

    0

    Buzz Bin, The

    Idiot Pundits

    Strumpette Experienced Significant Decline in Traffic Preceding Amanda Chapel Departure

    0

    YouTube

    Public Relations Ideas

    Good news: Ron Paul has a "Ron Paul girl" who takes her clothes off on YouTube

    6

    Guardian

    Legalese

    Iraq demands Blackwater pay £4m to each victim's family

    0

    ABC News

    Legalese

    Teacher battles district over right to bring gun to school

    0

    Monday, October 8, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Engadget

    Public Relations News

    Apple hit with antitrust lawsuit over iPhone

    1

    Smoking Gun, The

    Religiosity

    Autopsy report tells just how Alabama reverend was enjoying himself when he died of "accidental mechanical asphyxia": bet you can guess

    1

    Boing Boing

    Social Media Fails

    Pedophile seeking anonymity while trolling on internet gets face untwirled by cops

    0

    Copywrite, Ink.

    Social Media News

    Maybe the infusion of social media into communication is best served at the undergraduate and continuing ed level.

    0

    Common Sense PR

    Public Relations Agencies

    Strumpette loses its head! Amanda Chapel quits blogging controversial jabs at PR business.

    3

    CBS News

    Web Design Inspiration

    Chicago marathon runner died of heart condition at 35, not extreme heat as previously thought

    0

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    SEO Mistakes

    Have you ever wanted to see a 20-second video of a girl getting a Brazilian wax? Yeah, us too

    2

    E! Online

    Oscar, Baby!

    And the verdict is in: Ben Stiller still sucks

    0

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Write Good

    Use these Latin expressions to make you sound smart ... and if you think by Latin we mean JLo, move on please

    0

    filmthreat

    Oscar, Baby!

    As this is a breast awareness month of a sort, the best fifty breasts in film history

    2

    Los Angeles Times

    Public Relations Ideas

    Romney holds big lead in Iowa, proving corny enough

    0

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Jamie Lynn Spears defends her sister's honor by telling neighbor to fuck off.

    1

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Facebook Tips

    Britney Spears hangs out with younger sister Jamie Lynn. Hopefully, this is a good sign.

    1

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Watch out! Lindsay Lohan is out of rehab after two months of treatment. Let's hope it lasts.

    0

    Perez Hilton

    Attention Whores

    What happens when crazy reality TV stars blog. Playboy's Kendra Wilkinson and internet radio host Adrianne Curry feuding.

    2

    Perez Hilton

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Hip hop mogul Diddy confirms he is the baby daddy of his sixth child, a 15-month-old girl named Chance

    2

    Wall Street Journal

    Content Marketing Strategy

    Damn, bloggers sell out cheap, don't they?

    5

    People Magazine

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney Spears finally calls her mommy for help

    0

    Romenesko

    Social Disease Media

    Romenesko adds comments

    0

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Villains

    CBS to USSC Justice Clarence Thomas: You're not black enough.

    0

    People Magazine

    Grammy, Baby!

    Christina Aguilera sets up her baby registry.

    1

    Media Orchard

    Public Relations Agencies

    Top PR firms' Wikipedia entries are a mess

    2

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Idiot Pundits

    Is NBC's Chuck Todd Sexist?

    0

    USA Today

    Brand Equity

    Rice wants cameras installed in vehicles Blackwater uses for Iraq convoys

    0

    YouTube

    Grammy, Baby!

    Johnny Cougar's Jena Six video ... puh-leaze

    1

    Navy Times

    Villains

    Iraqis raise Blackwater death toll to 17

    0

    Daily 'Dog

    Public Relations Agencies

    PRSA fostering more academic research into PR

    0

    Search Engine Land

    Public Relations News

    Google is penalizing paid links

    3

    Buzz Bin, The

    Market Intelligence

    Corporations Have Anti-Social Media Cultures

    0

    Yahoo! News

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Pam Anderson marries the guy who couldn't keep Paris Hilton's attention for more than 5 minutes. Oh, how we have fallen.

    0

    Make the Logo Bigger

    Brand Equity

    New Chrysler CEO canít wait to grab strife by the horns.

    0

    Saturday, October 6, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    eDrugSearch Blog

    Public Relations Ideas

    Tim Robbins prepares new Showtime series to take down Big Pharma

    0

    Hollywood Tuna

    Attention Whores

    Thank God: Hayden Panettiere at least is wearing panties when the paparazzi shoot up her skirt

    0

    New York Times

    Legalese

    State Dept. Plans Tighter Control of Blackwater, Inc.

    0

    New York Daily News

    Public Relations Disasters

    Topps Meat Company folds after huge beef recall

    0

    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    Biblical plague of bugs help Indians defeat Yankees in playoff late innings

    0

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Public Relations Ideas

    Good Jon Stewart video on Bush's veto of child health care bill: "He's gone from being Nixon to being Mr. Burns"

    1

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Facebook Tips

    Warner Brothers head of production vows that there will be no more women leads

    2

    Poynter

    Market Intelligence

    The challenge of information overload

    0

    Adfreak

    Bad Web Design

    Will Ferrell in a good promo for his new movie, "Semi-Pro"

    1

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Craven Demagogues

    Pensacola federal prosecutor and pedophile dead: hangs self in Michigan cell

    0

    Your PR Guy

    Public Relations Disasters

    Damage Control: How Will You Frame the next Disaster

    0

    Copywrite, Ink.

    Good Ideas

    Never underestimate a conversation, online or off.

    0

    Friday, October 5, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Slate

    Heroes

    Slate gives Fark's Drew Curtis his due

    1

    Slate

    Oscar, Baby!

    Because of an unpopular topic and a dubious country of origin, you'll most likely never get to see this year's Cannes winner

    0

    CBS News

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney's troubles give Hollywood types a reason to get attention...I mean, give advice

    0

    Ballsiest

    Web Design Inspiration

    Each of these girls gives you two reasons to become a Cubs fan this playoff season

    1

    Smoking Gun, The

    Bad Web Design

    Long ago, guys went crazy for women in tight sweaters: we see why

    2

    Boing Boing

    SEO Services

    WtF magazine debuts, causing buzz

    0

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Social Disease Media

    Cell phone found in airplane seat: evacuation ensues

    1

    Yahoo! News

    Good Ideas

    China agrees to stop harvesting prisoners organs for transplant

    0

    ESPN

    Web Design Inspiration

    Falsely accused Duke lacrosse players sue D.A., city, detectives: should hit nothing but net

    0

    New York Times

    Rank Hypocrisy

    Scandal Brewing at Oral Roberts U.

    1

    AP

    Legalese

    Woman gets $222,000 judgement for sharing music files online.

    1

    AP

    Public Relations Disasters

    Blackwater hires Burson-Marsteller...good luck with that

    0

    Media Orchard

    Social Disease Media

    Introducing Blogger FMK

    1

    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Brand Equity

    Sprint executive traveling, not available for comment.

    3

    Waleg

    Bad Ideas

    Britney Spears 'Gimme More' Video is Totally Boring !

    1

    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Religiosity

    Atheism kicks ass in Norway

    1

    eDrugSearch Blog

    Web Design Tips

    Ho-hum: Fox News compares Democrats to Saddam Hussein again

    0

    The Times Picayune

    Rank Hypocrisy

    DiFatta twice detained for lewd conduct in mall restrooms

    2

    AP

    Content Marketing News

    America Ferrera named Hispanic Woman of the Year

    0

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