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State’s longest-running TV news program gets new time slots

October 10, 2013

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An iconic local television news program that is still airing after five decades is moving to a new time. Farmweek, the state’s oldest and only locally produced agricultural television news show, has moved to Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 6 a.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. The show also can be seen on the […]

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Teens migrating to Twitter tell researchers there are too many adults, too much drama on Facebook

May 21, 2013

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WASHINGTON — Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations. Teens told […]

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Forecaster Forum: Reports that newspapers are dying are greatly exaggerated

January 21, 2013

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When it comes to newspapers, there are two cousins – large metro dailies and community newspapers. The latter includes weeklies and small dailies (publishing three or fewer days a week). Safer and reporters and broadcasters from media giants across the United States and around the world owe it to the public – and to community […]

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Veteran journalist Frank Brown joins staff of Mississippi Business Journal

October 5, 2012

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Frank Brown started at the Mississippi Business Journal Oct. 2, coming from the Huntsville Times in Alabama, where he had served as online editor and page designer since 2005. Before that, Brown served as the executive editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville. He spent 20 years at the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson before his […]

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REILY: Finely textured beef the fault of the media? MSU researcher cannot be serious

April 10, 2012

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A story released by Mississippi State University blames the media for the shadow cast over lean, finely textured beef, which has been more commonly referred to as pink slime. An MSU meat scientist, Byron Williams, describes recent media reports as “irresponsible journalism that casts a shadow over established practices that he contends make certain ground […]

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A different beat

August 12, 2011

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Asked if Studio 61 has met his expectations, Eric Fowler studied his coffee as he measured his answer. “I knew in my gut I could make it work,” said the laid back Fowler. He added with a wry smile, “I’ve spent everyday since the studio’s opening proving I was right.” Studio 61 has been a […]

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