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More Thoughts On Presidential Tweeting

February 21, 2012


After writing yesterday’s post, where I managed to create a thinly veiled premise linking President’s Day to Twitter, I got fascinated with President Obama’s Twitter account. I scrolled though his last 30 tweets or so and, in a very unscientific study, grouped what I found into four types of tweets. Interestingly, the majority of the tweets violate one of the […]

A President’s Day Guide to Better Tweeting

February 20, 2012


Since I don’t need any new sheets  or pillow cases, I’m not going to completely take President’s Day off but, since it’s a federal holiday, I am going to take it a little bit easy by borrowing some content for this post. As you may know, in addition to this blog I also write a weekly newsletter […]

Obama, Smerconish and the Book of Secrets

December 12, 2011


Appearing at last week’s Arbitron Client Conference, Dial Global syndicated talk host Michael Smerconish told a great story about interviewing President Barack Obama at the White House not long after the new president had been inaugurated. The night before the interview Smerconish says his son suggested asking about The Book of Secrets, referencing the Jerry Bruckheimer/Nicholas […]

If Hank Williams Jr. is “Extreme” You Need a Better Hook

October 5, 2011


When I took over KXPK in Denver the station was having an identity crisis. In an effort to drive a wedge into Clear Channel’s cluster of rock stations the management team had put Howard Stern on in morning drive. Then they discovered the other 19 hours of the day needed good programming too. My first suggestion, which should surprise no one, was call the station “Extreme […]