Media Watch: The Newspaper Junkie Speaks (Again)

April 27th, 2010, 12:30 pm by Sara

J. Eric Smith has posted a nice little compare and contrast between The Albany Times Union and The Daily Gazette newspapers. The TU: great online presence, but kinda thin in print. The Gazette: boffo print edition, not so great website.

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Media Watch: Bolton Hyperbole?

March 30th, 2010, 1:55 pm by Greg

Not to pick on the Daily Gazette, and hey, we know how difficult it is sometimes to come up with a lead for a review, especially when you’re writing under a tight, overnight deadline. And Daily Gazette reviewer David Singer usually does a pretty fine job, but…

Well, we just gotta call him on this one.

Here’s the lead to his review of the Michael Bolton concert at Proctors last Friday night:

“If you’re not sure what Michael Bolton sang or wrote to make him this famous, I’ll tell you: every song you can think of.”

Really?

Media Watch: Stay Classy, Daily Gazette

March 29th, 2010, 10:01 am by Sara

Late last week, I read that Dan DiNicola had died. I plugged his name into Google to read more, and here’s what I saw:

So I clicked on that first link, and here’s what I saw:

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