Cliff’s Notes version: Mark Mangino press conference, 10/27/09

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Mark Mangino's comments at his press conference today. Full audio is posted here. Be sure ...

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Who the heck is reading this?

The media is so pervasive, so enormous, so important, that at times I’m overwhelmed by it. There are too many options! This, as a journalist, ...

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Now before you go and get mad at Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen was set to take the stage at the Sprint Center in Kansas City Monday night. But that didn't happen, because shortly before the ...

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Rituals

It is that time. The waterfowl season begins this coming Saturday. The other day I had to get out the decoy bag and check drops ...

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Where is Fox News on THIS story?

I understand why other news media outlets don't report anything negative against our golf playing president while our men in uniform are being killed in ...

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EveryoneHatesJournalists.com

In the ongoing, perhaps never ending, transition the media industry is making the territory of the Internet is typically the focus. As Matt Pressman pointed ...

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Green with Envy

Everyone wants a cool or glamorous job, something that will keep them on their toes. The thought of performing the same tedious tasks day in ...

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It’s not so easy that any idiot could do it

In June of 2009 Matt Pressman wrote an article for Vanity Fair focused on why the public hates journalists. Number seven on his list of ...

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Marching Jayhawks plan indoor concert

The Marching Jayhawks are headed indoors. The Kansas University Marching Band has scheduled a first-ever indoor concert, bringing the sounds of the football field to ...

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Gogol Bordello reconnects with fans

I don't know if you noticed this or not, but on Saturday Downtown Lawrence was swarming with Gogol Bordello. It seems that everywhere you went ...

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Turning over a new leaf

The other night, I was riding home from work through a quiet, tree-lined Old West Lawrence neighborhood. I was enjoying the crisp, night air and ...

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outdoor seating at noodle shop on mass

I was wondering why the outdoor seating(perimeter fence in particular) for the new noodle shop went out so far on eigth street. Is there a ...

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HLimPT Take 4 8-26-8-29 My first therapy and MY TAIL IS NOT BROKEN

HLimPT Wednesday, August 26, 2009 It’s time for my first cruise. I hear this Columbus fella had a ship. My ship is a Dakota Quad ...

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The Partisan Press

      The issue of media bias is certainly not a new one to be discussed in the public forum, but in recent years ...

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What’s the magic number to win Big 12 North?

I wonder how many wins it will take in conference play to win the lowly Big 12 North division this season. Check out the latest ...

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Poll Watch: Bye bye, Big 12 North

This might be a short entry, because the Big 12 Conference isn't providing much excitement in the polls these days. Big 12 Conference teams in ...

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Why They Hate Us, and How They’ve Become Us

photo by Moomettesgram, creative commons The revolution will not be tweeted. At least that’s what we journalists hope. While the mainstream media were sleeping, complacent ...

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Disgusting Desserts: A Halloween must-have.

Halloween is my favorite holiday. Don't get me wrong. I love Christmas, presents, the whole bit. I love Thanksgiving and the gluttony that goes with ...

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It Really Does Pay to Use Coupons …

Yesterday was one of my biggest shopping coups to date. It was a BIG trip... with a LOT of planning and it took 3.5 hours ...

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My Sunday Morning Guilty Pleasure

What’s the first thing you read when you bring in your Sunday Journal-World off the stoop? Do you read the front page headlines, the comics, ...

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