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Hurricane Sandy

Smoke In Flooded NY Apartment During Hurricane Sandy (Video)

Here’s an example of how mainstream media increasingly fails to give a comprehensive view of what’s happening during a disaster, and why social media has overtaken it. The USTREAM channel Occupied Air ran by Thorsten Caristo was used to broadcast the personal tragedy he and his wife (or girlfriend) were going through during Hurricane Sandy. […]

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Hurricane Sandy Brings Mitt Romney’s Insensitive Anti-FEMA Ideas To Light

Hurricane Sandy is more than just the perfect storm, it’s the perfect tool to out a campaigns message for better or worse. For President Barack Obama, it’s for the better, as an improved FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) was a central focus of the Obama Administration, which was anxious to avoid the problems caused by […]

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Hurricane Issac New Orleans: levee overtopped, 400,000 without power

It’s shocking that seven years ago New Orleans was hammered by Hurricane Katrina, and now it’s being attacked by Hurricane Issac, and with almost the same level of intensity.  Even though Katrina was larger, Issac is reported to be slower and thus dropping more wind and rain on the city.   There’s another report by CNN […]

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Julie Buehler On The NFL Draft, The Colts, Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning

Julie Buehler is a one-woman army of awesomeness poised to take the sports media World by storm. I met Julie just before the 2012 NFL Draft, and the video above was made on the first day we met in person, at NFL Play 60. As you can hear, she’s more than informed about the Indianapolis […]

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AOL Dumps Rush Limbaugh

Apparently not waiting for the social media protest party to come its way, AOL announced it was no longer sponsoring Rush Limbaugh today. According to Laura Bassett and Ryan Grim of The Huffington Post, AOL spokesperson Maureen Sullivan said “At AOL one of our core values is that we act with integrity. We have monitored […]

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Tresspass, With Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, By Joel Schumacher, On VOD

Tresspass joins the growing list of video-on-demand films with a big splash that includes a front-page feature by YouTube last week. The Joel Schumacher film that stars Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage was released by Millennium Entertainment and directly to both theaters and to VOD where you can watch it right from home. Here’s the […]

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Hurricane Irene

I already made a post about Irene on the New York blog, but as the storm has progressed updates are necessary. Here is a video of what Bangor, Maine is dealing with as my cat and I record Hurricane Irene’s current progress. We still have electricity, but Facebook statuses of friends in my hometown of […]

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Hurricane Irene From The Social Media View: On Tout.com “Pretty Intense”

One way I’ve tracked the impact of Hurricane Irene on the people in its path is via social media, and for this blogger, that primarily means Twitter.com, Tout.com, and YouTube.com. As of this writing, there’s no Twitter top trend associated with Hurricane Irene, but according to Trendistic, the Twitter trend-recording platform, “power” is a surging […]

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Harold Camping and The Rapture of 2011

Harold Camping should have never been taken seriously by anyone. Apparently May 21, 2011 was Judgment Day although no one noticed, but on the official blog of Judgment Day (http://judgementday2011.com/) it says that it truly did happen and those reading the blog should prepare for the apocalypse: “Jesus has come, few were saved, even less […]