Tag Archives: television

DARE I GET POLITICAL?


My entire career was spent working in, or very close to, the news media. As such, lies the motivation for this rare, politically oriented comment I am sharing here. I’ve sat in a local radio station’s marked news car on … Continue reading

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MEDIA MONOTONY


I have a love/hate relationship with broadcasters.  Having worked in radio my entire career, I had the opportunity to be around some incredibly talented people.  However, there were just as many whose creativity is measured only by their zest for … Continue reading

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MEDIA OVERLOAD


I am in media overload. This is the result of two things: first, I just had knee surgery so my ability to get up and move about the galaxy is limited to short distances and brief tasks. This is so … Continue reading

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RADIO: where the pictures are!


Well, as they say, “welcome to my world.”  The picture above offers a partial glimpse of the room where you will most likely find me practically any time, day or night.  Here is where I write my blog, my books and … Continue reading

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HERE WE GO AGAIN…


All of a sudden it is a strange time to be living in America. I sense the entire country is on the brink of hysteria. When I was a child in school we practiced for the bomb As the cold … Continue reading

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I HAVE BREAKING NEWS…THE NEWS IS BROKEN!


The lead story on the Channel 6 news (Miami) last night was about a 52-year-old man who, after several days being the subject of a massive manhunt, was found and arrested. There was extensive coverage from Chopper 6 when the … Continue reading

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TRIPPING DOWN THE RED CARPET


I watched the County Music Awards on TV last week.  Televised award shows are a big deal in the USA.  We love to honor our popular performers, be they actors, singers, movie stars or television journalists.  We are especially happy … Continue reading

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COMMON GROUND…ANOTHER SINKHOLE


A TV commercial flew past my face last night and when it was over I had no idea of what it was about.  I was baffled.  It was for a phone, I think, or an app for a phone that allows … Continue reading

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The Country Needs a Time-Out!


Yep, I am convinced.  The country needs to go to the time-out corner of the room, sit down and stare at the juncture of the two walls.  There, the country can think about what it has done. Then, when it … Continue reading

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