Daily Archives: November 10, 2009

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bette Pitches In To Clean Massive Garbage Patch In Pacific

Poynter Online
Nov. 10, 2009
Spot.Us Delivers Crowdfunding to The New York Times
Posted by Bill Mitchell at 6:00 PM on Nov. 10, 2009
[UPDATE: Comments by New York Times public editor Clark Hoyt and Spot.Us Director David Cohn have been added to the bottom of this post.]

The New York Times published half of a very good story this morning — Lindsey Hoshaw’s account of her visit to the massive patch of garbage floating in the Pacific.

In an italicized note, the Times hinted at the rest of the story: “Travel expenses were paid in part by readers of Spot.Us, a nonprofit Web project that supports freelance journalists.” Read More

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Legacy Recordings Rings in the Holiday Season With Wide Range of Titles

Legacy Recordings Rings in the Holiday Season With Wide Range of Titles
Press Release
Source: Legacy Recordings
On 10:00 am EST, Tuesday November 10, 2009

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, /PRNewswire/ — From contemporary Country Music’s biggest chart toppers, to the classic “Wall of Sound” hits of the 1960s, Legacy Recordings takes the stress out of holiday shopping with its wide range of Christmas-themed compact discs and downloads. All titles are available now.

Following the multi-platinum NOW Christmas series of double CDs and the Country chart-topping NOW That’s What I Call Country releases, comes NOW That’s What I Call A Country Christmas. For the first time ever, this double-disc set includes country greats like Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley alongside current artists like Kenny Chesney and George Strait, all singing their favorite Christmas songs. Featured artists include Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Brooks and Dunn, Kellie Pickler, George Strait, Alabama, Sugarland, Elvis Presley with Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, and many more. Read More

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C’mon, Yankees. Show the Major Deegan some love.

Bette Midler Wants Yankees to Clean Up Their Act
By JENNIFER MILLMAN
Updated 9:35 AM EST, Tue, Nov 10, 2009

The Yankees may have swept the grin off Jimmy Rollins‘ prophetic mouth, but Bette Midler wants the World Series champs to target their brooms closer to the ground.

The singer/actress has been shelling out money since 2004 to clean up two trash-polluted miles of the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, but now that the Yanks’ glossy new stadium sits right alongside that dirty roadway, Midler thinks it’s the team’s turn to take out the trash — or at least foot the bill. Read More

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Midler Trash Talks Yankees Into Submission?

New York Daily News
Bette Midler trash-talks Yanks: ‘Beaches’ star urges Bombers to pay for cleaning of Major Deegan
BY Heidi Evans
Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 4:00 AM

The Divine Miss M, who since 2004 has been paying to collect trash people throw from their cars along the Major Deegan Expressway, would love her hometown team to step up and “Adopt-A-Highway” in their own backyard.

“Come on guys!” Midler urged. “It’s a good thing, it’s not expensive, and it’s great branding for the Yankee organization. Read More

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