The Washington Blade reports, “The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association announced its support of the Washington Blade this week, after Democratic National Committee Chair Howard Dean criticized the publication’s coverage of the party.” Learn more from Eric Hegedushere.
The AP reports, “Losing the battle for a prized piece of the airwaves isn’t necessarily a setback for Google Inc. If anything, Thursday’s news that Verizon Wireless had won the government-run auction for a pivotal swath of spectrum may even have been the ideal outcome for Google.”
New York Times reports, “Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has a full plate. Besides his basketball team, the busy billionaire also owns part of a media company, and serves as chairman of the TV channel HDNet. He recently competed for five weeks on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ on ABC. How on earth does he find time to blog? Yet his site, blogmaverick.com, is one of the top 1,000 Weblogs, according to the search engine Technorati. Thousands read Mr. Cuban’s posts every single day. If he can do it, why can’t you?”
This Wednesday, March 26, Atlantic Media Company will be hosting a panel discussion titled Race and Gender in Today’s Election: Headlining News or Clever Distraction? Linda Douglass will moderate the panel comprised of D.C. journalists. For more information, click here.
Radio Ink reports, “With the clock running out on his previously stated target of issuing a decision by the end of the first quarter, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said Thursday that while his agency likely won’t meet that deadline, the proposed merger between satellite radio rivals XM and Sirius is on the commission’s front burner.”