Month: September 2017

  • Can I take photos of public records?

    Even Tennessee lawmakers sometimes tire of government open records silliness. During a meeting of the Tennessee Legislature’s Joint Government Operations Committee earlier this week, Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, asked representatives of the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, the Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to ensure their open records policies…

  • The music business is back; are there clues for news?

    The music business has been growing for the last few years after going into a decline in 1999. And it doesn’t have to do with buying MP3s . The news and music industries have long been compared; they were disrupted by the Internet at about the same time and forever changed. Are there still lessons…

  • Indigestion at Little Caesars Arena

    Kid Rock has some growing up to do if he plans to be a politician. “You guys wrote a f****ed up story and allowed it to be published. You want a quote, there it is,”  — Kirt Webster, Kid Rock publicist