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Archive for September 25, 2008

NY Times: Get Off the Internet, and Chew Some Gum

September 25, 2008

  Print advertisements for the new Dentyne campaign, called “Make face time.” By borrowing phrases from the realm of electronic communication, the campaign is trying to question whether new technologies are bringing people closer together. By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Published: September 24, 2008 BORED subway riders and air travelers in major American cities might have […]

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ADWEEK: NYC Council to FCC: Probe Arbitron

September 25, 2008

Sept 25, 2008 -By Jackie Madrigal, Radio and Records SRA claims Arbitron’s PPM ratings methodology “will severely harm media diversity.” NEW YORK As expected, the New York City Council voted unanimously yesterday to call on the Federal Communications Commission to investigate the Arbitron portable people meter’s potential effects on the diversity of radio. The Spanish Radio […]

OregonLive: Oregon’s Hispanic population bucks national trend

September 25, 2008

by The Associated Press Wednesday September 24, 2008, 9:31 AM SALEM — The number of immigrants entering the United States is down nationally, but that isn’t reflected in the Salem area, the heart of Oregon’s Hispanic community. Salem’s foreign-born population rose 11.9 percent last year but still is lower than it was three years ago, […]

OregonLive: TriMet nearly triples rail bridge engineering contract

September 25, 2008

by Dylan Rivera, The Oregonian Wednesday September 24, 2008, 5:47 PM The TriMet board nearly tripled its spending on an engineering study for aWillamette River bridge for a light rail extension to Milwaukie. The board approved spending $509,000 to bore on the floor of the river, an expense that it could have been delayed until later in […]

OregonLive: Effigy of Obama alarms George Fox campus

September 25, 2008

by Suzanne Pardington, The Oregonian  Wednesday September 24, 2008, 9:25 PM Motoya Nakamura/The OregonianGeorge Fox university freshman Annie Catandella (left) hugs Thalia Delgado, a freshman Act Six scholar, in a show of support Wednesday at George Fox University in Newberg.   NEWBERG — Students and campus leaders atGeorge Fox University denounced the hanging of a life-size […]

Thailandian.com: Sara and Dara are the Muslim avatars of Barbie and Ken

September 25, 2008

September 24th, 2008 – 4:47 pm ICT by ANI – London, September 24 (ANI): Sara and Dara dolls are the Iranian Governments answer to the ”harmful effects” of their American counterparts, Barbie and Ken. Made by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, the Sara and Dara are part of the governments […]

Florida Today: Magic unveil new look

September 25, 2008

  BY JOHN DENTON • FLORIDA TODAY • SEPTEMBER 24, 2008   When he wasn’t doing impersonations of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Jackson over the loud speaker and mockingly crying after receiving a key to the city, Dwight Howard was asked if he looked better in the Orlando Magic’s new pinstriped uniforms than Shaquille O’Neal […]