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Rose Law Group Reporter Top 10 Early Signs You Might Be Watching Too Much TV

Posted by   /  June 28, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

10. You’ve memorized every word of a commercial touting a cure for toenail fungus. 9. All the button names are worn off the remote, except for “Power off.” 8. Your kids keep singing the theme song to “Flipper.” 7. You go shopping and wonder why everything is not $19.95. 6. By your side is a […]

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Politics, social media can destroy friendships

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer illy (not his real name) and I seemed to be joined at the hip on birth. We grew up together only a block apart. Billy was way ahead of me intellectually. I remember he was the one revealed the birds and the bees […]

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Life on autopilot: The butler devices in your ‘smart home’

Posted by   /  June 24, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News  /  No Comments

Is it just as easy to do it yourself? By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Siri: Hi, Phil, how may I help you? You could get rid of that creepy voice. Siri, Hi, Phil, how may I help you? What was the score if last night’s Diamondbacks game? Siri: Philadelphia 6, Arizona 1. Would you […]

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Hey, Carl’s Jr., sex doesn’t sell burgers

Posted by   /  June 24, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Arizona Daily Independent Could it be that sex actually does not sell? An analysis of nearly 80 advertising studies published over more than three decades suggests that’s the case. “We found that people remember ads with sexual appeals more than those without, but that effect doesn’t extend to the brands or products that are featured […]

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The would-be Woodwards are opting out of journalism

Posted by   /  June 21, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

For some it’s just the money, but other young college journalism stars see a profession where the sacrifices are much greater than the rewards. Can this be changed? By Jesse Rifkin | Daily Beast Of the past 11 winners for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ College Columnist Award, bestowed annually upon the country’s top […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 20, 2017: Traditional media outlets felt increasing pressure to respond to fake news articles and refute false claims.

Posted by   /  June 20, 2017  /  Education, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Colorado University study finds fake news twice as influential as fact-checking sites New Mexico: Los Alamos nuclear lab shutdown endangers U.S. arsenal California: Death Valley temperatures may hit 128 on summer’s first day. The heat may give you bragging rights. Or it can kill you Utah: At 87, eco-legend Ken Sleight of Ed Abbey fame […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 19, 2017: Lawmaker thinks smartphone ban oversteps government’s role into private family life.

Posted by   /  June 19, 2017  /  Education, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Colorado group wants to ban sale of smartphones for kids under 13 Should Utah charter schools be allowed to seize land? Everyone loves L.A. — and that’s the problem Nevada: Less than 10% voter turnout in municipal elections puzzles officials New Mexico lab ships mislabeled waste container to Colorado

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 18, 2017: Uber-wealthy candidates could take advantage of Colorado’s campaign rules to overwhelm the opposition with money from their own pockets.

Posted by   /  June 18, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Marijuana, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Colorado’s new gold rush: The 2018 governor’s race Surge in Latino homeless population ‘a whole new phenomenon’ for Los Angeles Pot will soon be legal in Las Vegas, but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip Utah: Wildfire that displaced 750 people in Brian Head destroys one home and threatens 100 more New […]

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Google is spending $30 million on housing for Silicon Valley employees

Posted by   /  June 14, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Ester Bloom | CNBC Rents in San Francisco and Silicon Valley have reached such unprecedented heights that some Facebook engineers reportedly asked Mark Zuckerberg for help paying rent, some Twitter employees earning $160,000 feel like they’re barely scraping by, and even some residents making six-figures can qualify as “low-income” and receive subsidies. Now, Google’s […]

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Apple CEO Cook warns of social media perils in university speech

Posted by   /  June 10, 2017  /  Education, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Social media can be a place where ‘basic rules are suspended’ By Alex Webb | Bloomberg pple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook warned Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates that technology — and social media in particular — can divide society even as it’s intended to bring people together. “The internet has enabled so much and […]

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