Texas A&M Beats Alabama; ESPN Avoids Showing Aggies Black Coach

On Saturday, the 15th ranked Texas A&M Aggies walked into the home of The Alabama Crimson Tide, the six-time-straight national champions, and Number One Ranked Team, and beat them in…

Nate Silver: Blogger Political Poll Modeler Wins Election, Upsets Right-Wing Pundits

Five years ago, a friend of mine who started the blog DemConWatch, would constantly refer to a small blog by the name of FiveThirtyEight Blog, or FiveThirtyEight.com. In fact, he…

Examiner.com Fails To Pay Bloggers, Takes Money; Come To Zennie62.com

If you’re thinking about blogging at Examiner.com, the local-news-focused series of websites that calls writers in various subject areas “Examiners,” think twice. You may not get paid for your work.…

Raw Sewage On New York Streets After Hurricane Sandy

New York City is facing what seems to be a large problem with raw sewage all over the streets after Hurricane Sandy. Several blogs are directly reporting the problem. For…

New York Media Takes A Hurricane Sandy Big Hit

Lost in the flurry of social media reports was the fact that New York, the media capital, was crippled in another way: its media outlets were rendered inactive. This was…

The Growth Of Social Media

The Growth of Social Media is considered one of the most amazing developments of the 21st Century, if not the most incredible one. Consider that in 2004, just eight years…

The Role Of Blogs In Social Media

For some reason, many new to Social Media act as though blogs don’t exist. While the number of blogs has not diminished, there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest…

Amanda Bynes Wrecking Her Life – Literally

Amanda Bynes is reportedly at it again – getting into car accidents. This time TMZ blogs that the sexy actress was accidentally running into cars again in Hollywood, and allegedly…

How Fortune 500 Companies Use Top Social Media Platforms

There’s a cool infographic by the web development firm Go-Gulf.com that shows the patterns of use of the top social media platforms. Note that I highlighted top social media platforms…

Democratic National Convention 2012 Number One In Google Trends, Social Media

The search term “Democratic National Convention 2012” is number one in Google Trends as of this writing on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012. And according to SocialMention, the website app which…

SF Gate City Brights Blogger Program Terminated; SF Chronicle Dying?

Yep. “SF Gate City Brights Blogger Program Terminated Monday,” is true, and I’m happy. But before I get to my frankly self-serving reasons, a recap of how I learned of…

Zennie62.com Credentialed For Democratic National Convention 2012

Yep! Zennie62.com has been credentialed for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and for the second time in four years! In 2008, Zennie62.com was called “Zennie’s Zeitgeist” and was one of…

Taylor Nesseth, 19, Collapsed and Died At Warped Tour, Toronto, ON #RIPTaylor

A real sad news story: Taylor Nesseth, 19 years old, of Ontario, Canada, for some reason not yet known, collapsed and died while either lying on the grass or was…

Justin Bieber Speeding; Britney Spears Bikini; George Zimmerman $1 Million Bail

A busy Friday: Justin Bieber pulled over for speeding and cited; Britney Spears sports Bikini body and abs; George Zimmerman get out of jail on $1 Million bail. Justin Bieber…

Social Media, Celebs, Blogs: Jessica Northey, Zennie Abraham On Tonya Hall Radio

Today at 8 AM to 9 AM, Jessica Northey, a spunky, connected, Arizona-based celebrity radio host and Founder of Finger Candy Media, and Zennie Abraham, the Executive Producer of Zennie62.com…

Social Media Over Traditional Journalism, Old Media, As News Source

Social Media has officially replaced traditional journalism and Old Media as the first news source of choice. Or so says a cool infographic created and distributed by Schools.com. The infographic,…

CNN Ratings Hit 20-Year Low; CNN iReport The Answer

The Huffington Post has a story on how CNN’s ratings have hit a near-rock-bottom 20-year-low in primetime. Apparently CNN drew an average of just 389,000 primetime viewers from April 30…

Klout Is Lame: “Star Wars” Recognized As Topic, Not “Star Trek”

Klout just gave this blogger another reason to dislike its system, and another reason to stick with Kred. The social media ranking system with the inconsistent and unreliable formula –…

Zennie Abraham With Christina Marie Flores On SF Live, 2009: Blogs, Video-Blogs, And Media

Want to know how to blog and to video-blog? Watch this three-video segment that consists of a 2009 interview of me by “Christina Marie,” then the host of a cable…

TechCrunch Disrupt: Michael Arrington Forgets AngelGate At Bin 38

Is TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington losing his memory? Earlier today, this blogger noted the drop in buzz for TechCrunch Disrupt New York, and pointed as the reason, in part, the…

Happy Mother’s Day To My Mom, And To All Moms

Mother’s Day is about errands and eating. As this blogger blogs, it’s 10:35 PM EST, the Celebrity Apprentice is on, and I just uploaded a playful video I made with…

TIME Magazine Cover: 3 Year Old Sucks Moms Tit To Get Readers; Bristol Palin v JWoww

TIME Magazine Cover just got new meaning over the last 24 hours. The stirring TIME Cover photo of Jamie Lynne Grumet with her 3-year-old son obviously sucking on her breast,…

2012 NFL Draft And Social Media: Zennie62 On Tonya Hall Radio Tuesday Morning

The 2012 NFL Draft is history, and while “Draftniks” are grading how NFL teams did, this blogger’s looking at how the NFL itself performed in social media. This blog post…

Jessica Dorrell Used $20K To Buy Acura, But Why Did Petrino Give Her Cash?

Various blogs and news websites are reporting that then-Arkansas Head Coach Bobby Petrino’s mistress Jessica Dorrell used the $20,000 he gave her to purchase an Acura, before he worked the…

Bobby Petrino / Jessica Dorrell Sex Scandal: Josh Morgan Still Employed

UPDATE: Whatever is going on at Arkansas, blogs are running with the idea that Josh Morgan has resigned only on the basis of the existence of a web page about…

Oaksterdam University Raid: Videos Capture Oakland Chaos

Oaksterdam University. Oakland School Shooting. Oakland’s Monday April 2nd will go down as a red-letter day in our city’s storied history. We had not just the horrifying Oakland School Shooting,…

Treyvon Martin – George Zimmerman Video Police Murder Cover-Up

From the ABC News video above it must be said that the Sanford Police and George Zimmerman conspired to cover-up evidence that Zimmerman murdered Treyvon Martin and that it was…

CNN To Buy Mashable For $200 Million? Is CNN Stupid?

I was all set to cheer over what, for CNN would be a stupid deal, and for Mashable and bloggers like me, Heaven, and wrote this: The hot rumor flying…

Ronnie Montrose, Ralph McQuarrie, Davy Jones: A Lot Of Celeb Deaths?

Is it my imagination, or have we lost an inordinately large number of celebrities in this young 2012? Today came the announcement that famed guitarist Ronnie Montrose died at 64.…

Andrew Breitbart RIP: Bloggers Can Learn From The Conservative Firebrand

For some reason not yet explained conservative political blogger Andrew Breitbart passed away at 43 years old. Perhaps some key as to his passing lay in the observation that he…

Oakland News: Kathy Neal Quits Assm Race, Blasts Joel Young; Boots Riley Strikes

A lot of Oakland News to catch up on so let’s get started. First, Kathy Neal called to explain that yes she’s out of the race for the 18th California…

MG Siegler Says His TechCrunch Blogs Were Bullshit

When he was with the tech blog TechCrunch, MG Siegler was one of the most visible and consistent tech bloggers out there. He was particularly close to, and a big…

Presidential Campaign News Source: Cable, Internet, Not Newspapers

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center For The People and The Press, the leaders in where Americans get their news are cable, local TV news, network…

Social Media And Super Bowl XLVI, Good And Bad

Social media finally took center stage for a Super Bowl, so let’s see what was good, and bad, about the effort. The Social Media Command Center was the first of…

Journalists and Election Coverage

The more online media and blogging takes over the less objective journalists seem to be. They seem to be competing with the blogs as well as one another to be…