July 30, 2021

US: March Madness 2021: How the madness began

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March Madness began in the early 1900s in the state of Illinois. It comes from high-school basketball, not college ball. It was a small, state (Illinois High School Association) invitational that started in 1908, and by 1930, it blew up to over nine-hundred schools battling it out for the best in the state during the […]

The March Madness ‘news dump’ that made us question everything

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BY SAM LAIRD From Mashable A “news dump,” in the parlance of our times, is when a company or other entity releases bad news at just the perfect time, a moment during which many other events are also happening, thus enabling the just-released bit of bad news to be quickly overshadowed. As far as sports […]

US: Media war in Cincinnati may make our Cayman TV station take notice

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The Letter By Perry Simon From All Access Music Group There’s a little media war going on in Cincinnati over which some folks in the newspaper industry are getting very upset. A little while back, a local TV station decided to put its website behind a paywall, and went out and hired an expanded staff […]