Monday, May 25, 2009

WORLDMIKEL dot-com and dot-org

Though Google hasn't got the message yet, a placeholder link page is available at


Sunday, May 10, 2009

Thad McCotter on Radio Australia Shortwave

At home he's signed on to make 2010 "The Year of the Bible". In Australia he's talking down the State government here in Michigan. It was an interesting catch that most Americans would usually only have an opportunity to listen to if they listened to Shortwave radio. Luckily Radio Australia turned it into a podcast MP3 that you can download and listen to, as well as read the transcript:

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Free Press Express job was wired

As the print edition of the Gannett paper here in Detroit dies a slow death, they've put efforts into the next logical direction for news organizations: television. If you care, you can search around and find that they are doing the morning news block on CBS's WWJ 62 in Detroit.

Before this started, they promoted it via Twitter. Some of the staffers talked about a job posting for the anchors. So I sent back a tweet asking where this posting was. One of them messaged back on April 1. I replied to her Free Press email address:

> elishaanderson@worldmikel please send me your email address and I'll get you the posting.

Thanks, Mike

I never got a response. Then I saw this post that was well-hidden at the Free Press site:

That was posted on April 24, 2009.

The guy who is the "anchor" of this broadcast, posted this on the Free Press Express page on Facebook on April 17th, a full week in advance of the job posting:

Free Press Express Getting ready to start our newscast with WWJ-TV on May 5 at 5 a.m. Check us out!