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    Thursday, November 8, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Human Events

    Web Design Tips

    Top 10 Most Outrageous Liberal Media Quotes From the Last 20 Years

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    Defamer

    Facebook Tips

    Former "Ellen" writer's assistant claims DeGeneres' crossing of the Hollywood striker's picket line is no surprise: she's a hypocritical bitch who treats her writers like shit

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    Crooks and Liars

    Social Disease Media

    One of every four homeless Americans is a veteran; many recent ones

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    Bloomberg

    Brand Equity

    Supermodel Bundchen Joins Hedge Funds Dumping Dollars

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    Copyblogger

    Social Media News

    Five steps to editing your own work

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    NPR

    SEO Services

    What occurs between the death of the old media and the full birth of the new? Why, chaos, of course

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    CityRag

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Hohan lists bracelet on eBay: extra fund destination unknown

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    Hollywood Tuna

    Bad Web Design

    Megan Fox in a wet see-through with erect nipples

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    Adfreak

    Marketing Campaigns

    Sylvania taps into widespread fear of ghosts in Thailand for new commercials: avoid the dark and the unknown by keeping the lights on

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    Advertising Age

    Marketing Campaigns

    62% of consumers who downloaded Radiohead's newest album paid nothing; still seen as a great marketing ploy

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    CNN

    Bad Ideas

    $4.2 million worth of hot toy recalled just in time for Christmas for containing the same chemical used in the "date rape" drug: of course, the toys were made in China

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    Yahoo! News

    Good Ideas

    Bush suffers first veto override on environmental bill: most Republicans defy him, too

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    Deadspin

    Public Relations Disasters

    Colts accused of piping in crowd noise to distract the Patriots last Sunday

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Rank Hypocrisy

    Mayor accused in sex case loses re-election bid (with video)

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    Presto Vivace Blog

    Social Media News

    Command and Control 2.0

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    CBS News

    Web Design Inspiration

    MLB base coaches required to wear helmets next year, in response to the death of a minor league coach a few months ago

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Brand Equity

    A list of some of the scariest restaurant brands and ideas.

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    TPM Muckraker

    Public Relations Ideas

    Pentagon Bars Anti-Torture Marine From Testifying

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Good Ideas

    Are we guilty of skimping on the SHARING aspects of Social Media? PR Squared reminds us of our responsbility to share.

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    Perez Hilton

    Content Marketing Strategy

    Proof on their latest cover that Us Weekly truly hates Britney Spears.

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Good Ideas

    Network Neutrality Squad

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    E! Online

    Oscar, Baby!

    The absolute best 10 things Tom Cruise has ever done. Anything else?

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    IP Democracy

    Public Relations Disasters

    Navisite: Only 60% of Servers Up After 110 Hours

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    TMZ.com

    Public Relations Disasters

    Dog the Bounty Hunter's apology tour continues on Larry King.

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    US Weekly

    Bad Ideas

    A Boston priest is arrested for stalking talk show host Conan O'Brien.

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    Holy Candy

    Facebook Tips

    Happy news for Mr. Orchardo: Lost star Evangeline Lilly splits from fiance Dominic Monaghan.

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    Holy Candy

    Grammy, Baby!

    Aretha Franklin shows amazing strength holding up herself and that 100 lb rabbit fur coat.

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    People Magazine

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney and Kevin have an emergency hearing for allegations that she isn't following drug testing procedures.

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    Perez Hilton

    Attention Whores

    In a rambling poem, Rosie O'Donnell explains how her new show with MSNBC is never to be.

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    Wired

    Heroes

    AT&T Whistle-Blower Hits D.C. To Stop Telecom Spying Immunity

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    Iraq Pundit

    Public Relations Ideas

    Do libs hate Bush so much that they actually want Iraq to fail?

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    Waleg

    SEO Tips

    Kellie Pickler broke down while performing "I Wonder" at the CMA's.

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    AP

    Grammy, Baby!

    Jennifer Lopez announces her pregnancy at a Florida concert.

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    PR Squared

    Social Disease Media

    Downloadable tip sheet on blogger relations. Now use it.

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    Common Sense PR

    Employee Morale

    Whoa! An army boss who talks like a human being? Canada's top general has a no-B.S. approach that works with media, soldiers and public.

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    Wired

    Public Relations Disasters

    Whole Foods muzzles execs online

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    Wednesday, November 7, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    PR 2.0

    PR Advice

    PR Roundtable Discussion: How Bloggers Can Work with PR People 101

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    AP

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Hulk Hogan's son Nick charged with reckless driving in crash that put his friend in a coma.

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    Copywrite, Ink.

    Bad Web Design

    Steve Biegel claims Dentsu employer forced him to go to brothels, take clothes off, look at upskirt photos, etc.

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Grammy, Baby!

    Songs that you never want stuck in your head. Any others come to mind?

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Grammy, Baby!

    Top 20 Rolling Stone covers of all time.

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    MSNBC

    Bad Ideas

    A 13-year-old girl is given detention for hugging her friends at school.

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    Perez Hilton

    Facebook Tips

    Fabio and George Clooney have a little tiff at dinner in Hollywood.

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    AP

    Facebook Tips

    Britney foots the bill for her divorce while her ex remains unemployed.

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    Holy Candy

    Fake News

    The Heather Mills jewelry collection by Stella McCartney.

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Public Relations News

    The software giant says consumers can now pre-order HP's Windows Home Server offering for delivery later this month.

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    Tuesday, November 6, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    People Magazine

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Rebecca DeMornay arrested for DUI.

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    People Magazine

    Grammy, Baby!

    Osmond Patriarch George dies at age 90.

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    Perez Hilton

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Prince goes apes**t on his fans for use of his image and music. Seeks damages from three major fan sites.

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    Consumer Affairs

    Public Relations News

    Verizon Overrides Internet Searches With Its Own Results

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    RCR Wireless News

    Public Relations News

    VoIP provider denied short-code access

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    Superficial, The

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Isn't one of the first signs of depression/mental illness that you just don't care what you look like anymore? See pics.

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Good Ideas

    Beware bullies: 8-year-old twins develop wedgie proof underwear!

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    TMZ.com

    Grammy, Baby!

    Jennifer Lopez's maternity style is getting very close to full on burka wearing.

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    People Magazine

    Attention Whores

    Rosie O'Donnell in talks to return to TV.

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    Holy Candy

    Attention Whores

    The latest craze on social networking sites: girls posting pictures of themselves completely wasted.

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    Perez Hilton

    Attention Whores

    Keira Knightley full of rage in her latest interview with Elle magazine.

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    PR 2.0

    Market Intelligence

    PR Roundtable Discussion: The Challenge of Social Media

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    Derek Powazek

    Public Relations News

    Is Google's Open Social vaporware?

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    New York Times

    SEO Services

    MSNBC plans to be liberal counterpoint to Fox News

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Good Ideas

    Waterboarding demonstration to be followed by bikini contest

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    Tuvel

    Public Relations News

    Getting plugged into DC

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    Writing White Papers

    Market Intelligence

    Writing White Papers Michael Stelzer Unveils Top Ten Marketing Blogs in the World

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    Now Is Gone

    Vaporware

    Are We In a Bubble Meme Returns

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    Access Hollywood

    Facebook Tips

    Angelina shy about nudity in a movie role? After all this time...

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    Technosailor

    Social Disease Media

    Continuing the back-and-forth about what role, if any, PR should play in blogs and other social media. Roundtable discussion hosted by Technosailor Aaron Brazell.

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    AP

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Nancy Grace spawns a new generation of evil. (A boy and girl.)

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    Monday, November 5, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Copywrite, Ink.

    Social Media News

    PR People: Less whining and more finding better fish stories.

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    HuffPo

    Employee Morale

    Stewart to pay writers of both his show and the Colbert Report spinoff out of his own pocket during writer's strike

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    CNN

    Web Design Inspiration

    Navy cancels today's classes to give cadets extra time to celebrate (read:get drunk)about Navy's first win over hapless Notre Dame in 44 tries

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    wink.news(Naples, FL)

    Social Disease Media

    Newest fad reportedly huffing human waste for high

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    Reuters

    Public Relations Disasters

    Citigroup, America's largest bank, has pristine credit rating downgraded and cannot guarantee $11 billion dollar write-down for subprime mortgages will be its last

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    Boing Boing

    Marketing Campaigns

    Reasons for the fall of the lumbering music industry

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    E! Online

    Market Intelligence

    Hollywood writers officially go on strike this morning: producers refuse to compensate for new-media and repurposed writing, among other issues

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    Bloomberg

    Villains

    Home Insurers' Secret Tactics Cheat Fire Victims, Hike Profits

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    Advertising Age

    SEO Services

    House and Garden bites the dust after December issue: one-hundred year old publication also ending website

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    Smoking Gun, The

    Bad Ideas

    Iowa mother runs classified ad to sell extra breast milk

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    Smoking Gun, The

    Facebook Tips

    A drunken Shia Lebeouf busted for refusing to leave Walgreen's

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    TechCrunch

    Public Relations News

    Google announces Open Handset Alliance and Android

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    Fishbowl LA

    SEO Services

    L.A. Times op-ed writer Joel Stein accused of stealing a lame, dated piece from an obscure blog for his column: promotion awaited

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    Yahoo! News

    Public Relations Disasters

    Pakistani president promises elections by January after intense pressure from the U.S. and massive international criticism

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    Project Censored

    SEO Services

    Top 25 Censored Stories of 2008

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    Los Angeles Times

    Public Relations Ideas

    Special interest groups increasingly using bastions of retail politics like Iowa to get both spin and political entry

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    DListed

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Britney Spears chooses to spend her precious few moments a week with her children by chandelier shopping.

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    Superficial, The

    Attention Whores

    You must tune in to the Tyra Banks show today as her entire show is devoted to the vagina.

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Grammy, Baby!

    Is Duran Duran's new single "Falling Down" about Britney Spears?

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    US Weekly

    Oscar, Baby!

    My favorite actress, the fantastic Cate Blanchett is pregnant with her third child.

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Facebook Tips

    Odd couple Joe Pesci and Angie Everhart pictured together and possible engaged.

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    Holy Candy

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    The top 5 things Britney Spears could have done with the extra hour of daylight savings time.

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    People Magazine

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    Transformers star Shia LaBeouf arrested for appearing intoxicated at a Walgreen's.

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    People Magazine

    Grammy, Baby!

    No longer able to hide her ginormous baby bump, Christina Aguilera finally admits she's pregnant.

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    Perez Hilton

    Attention Whores

    Singer John Mayer believes we are so celebrity obsessed that we want to see what food he eats. If you don't want attention, why do you have a blog?

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Facebook Tips

    Katie Holmes runs and finishes the NYC marathon.

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    Buzz Bin, The

    PR Advice

    Want to be a marketer? Better grow a thick skin.

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    Silicon Valley Watcher

    Public Relations News

    VCs are getting tired of terms like "Web 2.0" and "long-tail economics"

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    Now Is Gone

    Social Disease Media

    Organizations should resist resting on their laurels in social media

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    Sunday, November 4, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    F Stop Mag

    Freudian Nip Slips

    The ultimate nipple slip?

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    Washington Monthly

    Public Relations Ideas

    Contest: Pick the craziest right-wing blog post

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    Saturday, November 3, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    Media Orchard

    Public Relations Disasters

    New from Jeno's: the Gut Flora Supreme

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    Times (UK), The

    Celebrity Trainwrecks

    A breakdown of Britney's spending per court documents:$100K per month on partying, $50K per month on mortgages, and $500 per month on charitable giving. Really

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    iFilm

    Newsbabes

    Media snacking? "30 seconds of a Hot Chick" video series

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    Crooks and Liars

    Employee Morale

    Foreign service officers were screaming at the Director Generalís Town Hall meeting on Iraq staffing because they are being forced to serve in Iraq.

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    Media Matters

    Idiot Pundits

    What kind of sick, twisted mind politicizes a child's holiday?

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    Friday, November 2, 2007 SUBMIT A LINK COMMENTS

    HuffPo

    Public Relations Ideas

    Giuliani has bought into his macho tough-guy myth

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    Talking Biz News

    Market Intelligence

    Tech blogs Gizmodo and upstart Engadget battle fiercely to claim market segment

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Public Relations News

    ICANN, domain registration, and spam

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    AOL

    Web Design Inspiration

    Judge calls Eagle's coach Andy Reid's home a "drug emporium" at addicted sons' trial

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Public Relations News

    Coalition urges FCC to put a halt to data tampering by Comcast

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    Boing Boing

    Market Intelligence

    Estimated cost of lost tourism after 9/11 is $100 billion, lots of jobs

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    Los Angeles Times

    Good Ideas

    Man finds cancer treatment that works by utilizing his knowledge of radiowaves

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    Daily Telegraph

    Public Relations Ideas

    The 20 most influential U.S. conservatives -- also known as 18 white men, Condoleezza, and some other chick

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    Romenesko

    SEO Services

    Does ANY newsroom ever "do more with less"? Nope -- that's just the spin

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    Thicket Wire (Yellow)

    Web Design Tips

    Harvard study says the media leans left in coverage of the 2008 presidential race

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    Thicket Wire (Green)

    Public Relations News

    Facebook Declares War on the Blogosphere

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    Break.com

    Web Design Inspiration

    Speedwalker proves that speedwalking serves absolutely no purpose

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    TechCrunch

    Public Relations News

    Text-link ads are dead. Long live text-link ads.

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    RKC Network

    Grammy, Baby!

    Eat it, Lick it, Snort it...Britney's rant now captured in a music video

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    AP

    Facebook Tips

    Writer's Guild will go on strike for the first time in almost 20 years.

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