Man Bites Dog: Newspapers Outlive Themselves, Blissful Ignorance Becomes Artform

Author: Richard Media December 30, 2008

News came last week that the Old Grey Lady is starting an Instant Op-Ed feature online. This new technology will “allow the paper’s Web site to post immediate expert viewpoints on breaking news,” said Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal.Thank you, N…

Bad Pitches, Good Holidays

Author: Richard Media December 22, 2008

We’d be remiss if we let the holidays pass without wishing everyone in the Bad Pitch blog universe a Happy Holidays. Let’s kick 09 in the arse, ok?For those of you who frequent the Young PR Pros list, you’ll know there’s another sheriff in town…

You Have To Care—and yet do you really?

Author: Richard Media December 21, 2008

“The best way to predict the future is to create it”-Peter DruckerIn Outliers, the outstanding Gladwell book about how we get successful, there is a terrific section towards the end on societies who take more time with their work; they “have to c…

Do you send e-mail or FAIL-mail?

Author: Richard Media December 6, 2008

Just got an e-mail as a follow-up to one sent to me yesterday. Evidently I cover Anime**. And evidently I fall into one of the gajillion email groups this person created for contacting Anime media. Both emails list the following groups in the TO: field…