The New Orleans Advocate is asking state lawmakers to make it possible for the relatively young newspaper to compete for government classified ads in Orleans and Jefferson parishes.
There are good forms and bad forms of presumed government paternalism, as the disposition of one bill and the discussion about some different others filed this session in the Louisiana Legislature demonstrates.
A recent incident in Uptown New Orleans should concern every law abiding citizen of the Crescent City. At 2 a.m. on the morning of March 16, the Bice family, who live in the Riverbend area, was awakened by the sound of their dog barking. An intruder was trying to break in to their home.
This morning, Bayoubuzz publisher Stephen Sabludowsky joined radio host Jeff Crouere and Quin Hillyer, a native New Orleans writer who has written a series of pieces about Gov. Bobby Jindal in The Advocate and the National Review. Yesterday, he published the column “Jindal Takes the Stage” in the National Review.
EWE: Redemption or ridiculous?
Regardless of how one feels about former Congressman and four-time Gov. Edwin Edwards, it must be admitted that there is still magic in that name.
While a few praised and many decried his entry into the 6th Congressional District race at age 86, the first poll with Edwards included has produced some startling results, which makes the race very interesting.
What about the 4th District?
All of a sudden, the Democratic Party seems alive and well in the Pelican State. It has a candidate shaking up the 6th District Congressional race and potential 2015 gubernatorial candidates doing well in the polls.
Business and organization news of the day: Entrepreneurship Week, GNOINc, Loyola University (Governors Roemer, Blanco and Edwards), LABI and lawsuit abuse and more..
The WDSU interview with Norman Robinson and Edwin Edwards, conducted in Edwards’ home, was classic television.
For one, Robinson, who will be retiring later this spring from a extraordinary career in television news interviewed Edwards, who is coming out of retirement at age 86, after coming out of federal prison, and is now running for US Congress in a conservative district in Louisiana, perhaps the most conservative state in the nation.
On March 12, I conducted a video interview with Alex Andreae, CEO of Sourcecoast Web Development, to discuss the company’s product JFBConnect.
JFBConnect is one of those products which interfaces social media with the more traditional technologies--blogs and websites. As more web sites and blogs are dependent upon social media for site stickiness, the Sourcecoast product is a joomla content management extension that helps glue the social media and web publishing worlds together. for added measure, it acts as a vital key that opens up the door connecting the visitor’s social media profile to the site or blog for quicker and easier flow of information.
On Monday, Governor Bobby Jindal- Louisiana’s Sarah Palin-published an opinion piece for The New York Post, a once-venerable American institution founded by Alexander Hamilton and now owned by Rupert Murdoch, the Australian entrepreneur who also owns The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and a majority stake in the Republican Party.