Category Archives: Press Releases

From our inbox: Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah to perform

Who knew Queen Latifah had a TV show? Or that Dolly Parton raps? It’s just one of the many messages the YDR newsroom received every day.

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Prudhomme’s and the atheist: why words (and reporting) matter

It was 5:17 p.m. when Managing Editor Randy Parker forwarded me a news release from Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen in Columbia claiming a complaint against them had been dismissed by the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. This was fairly big news. … Continue reading

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What’s this DigitalFirst stuff all about??

This post from June 25, 2012 features a video explaining the philosophy of DigitalFirst Media.

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Socks, Gene Simmons and other gems in our inboxes

Working in journalism, it’s not unusual to get some pretty bizarre press releases. Bill Landauer, AKA Captain Brown Shoes/Black Socks, has been on an odd sock company mailing list for at least a year – well before he introduced his … Continue reading

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