Memo from Chris

By R. Neal
March 27, 2006 - Chris wanted me to let everyone know that he is taking the week off for some well deserved R&R. Blogging will be lighter than usual, although he may pop up from time to time. I'm sure there will be plenty to talk about in his absence, so keep checking back.

Virginia Quarterly Review makes a splash

March 20, 2006 - The finalists for the 2006 National Magazine Awards have been announced, and the big surprise publication (at least to those who don't read it) is the Virginia Quarterly Review, which has received an impressive six nominations.

Media consolidation...

By R. Neal
March 14, 2006 - It's not just for broadcast media any more. With their acquisition of Knight Ridder, McClatchy will control most of North and South Carolina's major daily newspapers: