The DNC abruptly cancelled a media tour of the Pepsi Center scheduled for next week, citing undisclosed “outstanding issues.” The cancellation is fueling suspicions that the DNC’s inability to meet its fundraising goals is complicating logistics.
Day: June 13, 2008
The New York Post is reporting that NBC’s Tim Russert has died from a heart attack. MSNBC confirms.
Quote of the Day
“There’s no difference. They’re all, for the most part, the same.”
– KMGH/Channel 7 anchor and reporter Jim Hooley, in a moment of candor, responding to a question about how broadcast channels 4, 7, 9 and 31 cover news. Hooley’s remark was made at a BusinessWire media breakfast this week.
Newspaper Roundup, Sponsored by Zoloft
A Wachovia analyst cut his rating on the newspaper sector today, forecasting a steeper decline in advertising revenue over the next two years. Meanwhile, Gannett employees are, not surprisingly, unhappy with the company’s decision to freeze its pension program in light of significant revenue declines.
GBSM Client Wins
GBSM has been awarded management consulting and strategic communications assignments from new and existing clients, including AARP, the National Endowment for Financial Education, Colorado Council of the Arts, the Colorado chapter of the National Association for Industrial and Office Properties, Regional Transportation District, Boulder Scientific and New Mexico State University.