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MCDILL: Why Choctaw Books is calling it quits

August 27, 2013

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It was with great sadness that I recently learned of the planned closing of Choctaw Books in Jackson. It was also with a flash of realization that I’m part of the problem; part of the reason for its closing. I might as well help owner Fred Smith lock the doors on his last day on […]

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Mike Allen: Nine days that rocked U.S. media

August 6, 2013

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Politico Playbook’s Mike Allen outlines and aggregates the fallout from nine days that rocked U.S. media: July 28: Justin Smith, president of Atlantic Media, will be CEO of Bloomberg Media Group, which includes television, radio, magazine, conference and digital businesses. July 29: The Allbritton family sells seven ABC affiliates, including WJLA ABC7 in Washington (plus […]

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Carter: Miss. played as chump as Amazon takes tax-free ride

February 8, 2013

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Amazon.com is clearly in a bind as states grow more eager to tax the online sales of the world’s largest cyber retailer. That makes it difficult to understand why Mississippi doesn’t stop digging through the couch cushions for loose change when it instead could get in line for a well deserved payday. If nothing else, […]

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