- "Idol" grabs 29.2 million on average...Oprah 16-18 million for last show...
5.27.11 - This should be more: 60% Plan to Honor Memorial Day
$500 Million Obama Administration Program Will Help Kids 'Sit Still' in Kindergarten
Who Owns ‘Big Oil'? Not Who You Think
PEW: Get it here before they butcher it and lean it their way...
Counts for Nation, Top 30 Metropolitan Areas
Hispanics of Mexican, Puerto Rican and Cuban origin or descent remain the nation's three largest Hispanic country-of-origin groups, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. However, while the relative position of these three groups has remained unchanged since 2000, the next four Hispanic sub-groups (Salvadoran, Dominican, Guatemalan and Colombian) grew faster during the decade. Read more
IMF Chief Arrest Leads News Coverage ...
An alleged sexual assault with international ramifications was the mainstream media’s No. 1 topic. Presidential politics also became a big story for the first time this year. Read more
... But Media's Top Story Draws Little Public Interest
While significant coverage was devoted to the IMF chief's arrest, the public had little interest. A majority of Americans, however, have heard a lot about Schwarzenegger's marital troubles. Read more
5.27.11 - Body pulled from Rock River...confirmed: As for a tornado around here last week...we had three confirmed; near Stillman Valley and Polo; also Adeline.
From the roundtable...many outlets had weather reports instead of Oprah's last show...FOX is not changing the status for Palin (yet, that I know)...ABC real close to deal with Katie...ABC Deal Close For Katie Couric (Daily Beast)
Fox News: 'We Are Not Changing Sarah
Palin's Status' (Yahoo! News / The Cutline)
Our good friend, Leroy Van Dyke is coming back to the Wild Rose Casino...Film about Palin to hit in Iowa in June...Haters beware...see column below left...
5.26.11 - Next Wrigley Field concert may be Paul McCartney...stay tuned...
Decision on smallpox virus destruction delayed for three years
After a second round of negotiations Tuesday, the World Health Assembly (WHA) agreed ...
5.28.11 - Josh Groban in concert tonight, iWireless Center, Moline ...8 p.m.
53% Say Politics
Involved in Government Response to Specific
Again, media and pundits alike have no clue to what the public likes, wants and cares about - - for the most part...63% Say U.S. Society is Fair and Decent Voters still believe U.S. society is fair and decent and tend to think President Obama doesn't agree with them.