Posts in category "Media"

Urlacher girlfriend Jenny McCarthy accidentally sends nude photo to dentist

Urlacher girlfriend Jenny McCarthy accidentally sends nude photo to dentist
Don’t you hate it when you unwittingly send a naked picture of yourself to an 80 year old member of the opposite sex? Happens to the best of us, doesn’t it? Playboy model, former MTV show host and hottest woman in the world of 1996 Jenny McCarthy mistakenly texted a nude photo of herself to... Read more »

NU's Pat Fitzgerald Stars at Medill Sports Media Panel

NU's Pat Fitzgerald Stars at Medill Sports Media Panel
Northwestern’s head football coach Pat Fitzgerald joined Stewart Mandel (Sports Illustrated) and Pete Thamel (New York Times) in a media panel entitled “Beyond the Box Score: Covering College Sports in 2012.” ESPN’s Rachel Nichols moderated the discussion, which focused on a variety of topics including pay-to-play stipends, football playoffs, social media’s role in college sports,... Read more »

Methods for Increasing Your Sports Blog's Search Rank, and Traffic!

Methods for Increasing Your Sports Blog's Search Rank, and Traffic!
In order to be the best you have to first learn from the best. Especially today, as the media landscape changes at light speed. This past week I had a chance to attend a business conference where I got to learn from the very best. Boston Celtics Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer made the statement... Read more »
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Have Sports Press Releases Outlived Their Usefulness?

Have Sports Press Releases Outlived Their Usefulness?
Twitter is the new AP. By that I mean Associated Press, not Adrian Peterson. Everything breaks there first; because it’s so easy. Press releases by contrast are well-crafted, full page statements that convey a highly controlled message to the masses. However, by the time most get sent out to a given team’s media mailing list/posted... Read more »

Illini Cheerleader's Sister is WWE Diva Maria Kanellis

Illini Cheerleader's Sister is WWE Diva Maria Kanellis
It’s a great thing we have student media. They’re the guys who gave me leads like this to go research important stories like this. And make no mistake this is hard hitting, extremely important news. Let’s say you’re a fan of WWE and enjoy the work of WWE Diva Maria Kanellis. Now let’s say you’re... Read more »

10 Suggestions for Replacing Anna Kournikova on "The Biggest Loser"

10 Suggestions for Replacing Anna Kournikova on "The Biggest Loser"
She was polarizing from the beginning. Her initial episode drew mixed reviews to say the least. As you no doubt heard yesterday, Anna Kournikova is one-and-done as the lead trainer on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” The former mediocre tennis player who made it big because of her undeniable sexiness wasn’t considered the greatest trainer ever;... Read more »
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Future of Sports and Social Media: with Boston Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer

Future of Sports and Social Media: with Boston Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer
As more and more NBA games gets cancelled, we struggle to find hoops news. Especially anything that isn’t about the labor situation. But we’re here to talk about the NBA and social media. And to do that we have Boston Celtics Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer. The Boston University alum is on the Advisory Board... Read more »

Video of Stephen Colbert's Northwestern University Commencement Speech!!!

Today witnessed the most memorable event to happen at Northwestern’s football field since the 1995 Big Ten Champion team made their run to the Rose Bowl. On the 25th anniversary of his own commencement,  NU alum Stephen Colbert came to college football venue Ryan Field to be the guest speaker at NU’s 153rd graduation ceremony.... Read more »

Northwestern Grad Stephen Colbert Comes to Evanston's Ryan Field on Friday!

Tip of the hat to Northwestern University! The man who coined the word truthiness, NU alum Stephen Colbert is coming to college football venue Ryan Field to be the guest speaker at NU’s 153rd graduation ceremony. The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17. According to a release on the school’s website:... Read more »
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Why so Many are Developing "Facebook Fatigue"

Six weeks ago I finally left Facebook for good after trying to leave on numerous prior occasions. Facebook does you no favors in their multi-step deactivation process, obviously intended to frustrate you into staying. But since deactivating my account, productivity for me and traffic for this website is WAY UP! I’ve also spent a lot... Read more »