Sun.Dec 08, 2019

When Society Loses Trust - Bring on the Cons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight, "Court TV" revisited the saga of TV infomercial pitch man Kevin Trudeau. The 7th U.S. Circuit of Appeals rejected the appeal of Trudeau's 2013 conviction for exaggerated claims by his weight-loss book.

2019 52

Conservative Drudge Report Not Loyal to Trump Administration - The U.S. President Notices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Matt Drudge and his new conservative digital political tabloid became household names in January 1998. That's when the Drudge Report broke the "intern story," that is, that U.S. president Bill Clinton had some kind of sexual relationship with assistant Monica Lewinsky. 

2019 52

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Working in Media Means No Safe Harbor - 7,770 Jobs Lost in 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Glam has turned to glum. There turns out to be no safe harbor when working in media. Print folks can't take refuge in digital to stay employed. Text types can't shift to visual. And there is no protection under a big corporate parent such as Verizon.

2019 52

Language - When Word "Radicalize" Was Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The headline in Thomson Reuters uses the term "radicalize" associated with Mohammed Saud Alshamrani. Of course, in that context the connotation is negative.    But that wasn't also the situation. Language, like all human institutions, keeps changing.

2019 52

Wersell's Bike Shop, Toledo, OH - Building a Biking Infrastructure(one fix-it course, at a time)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Climate change. The high cost of maintaining a car. NerdWallet puts that at $706 a month. Wellness. Yes, there is an alterative to Peloton. Technologies such as the e-bike. Those are among the factors creating a passion for bicycling across North America.

2019 52