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Thursday Odds and Ends

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Why are four day weeks always the longest? Maybe it’s the crappy mcpoop weather in freakin May or that case of gout you just can’t seem to shake, but something about this week sucks large. So, read some other semi-media related stuff, mmk?

&#151 The stupidest convergence deal has ended. Thank goodness. link

&#151 Newscorp and Google are trying to make a better deal for themselves. link

&#151 Viacom’s CEO says ad sales for the upfronts are evening out. link

&#151 And don’t forget to cup the bawls. link

&#151 Lowe won Zicam. link

&#151 BusinessWeek says that facebook thing is the future of advertising bla bla word of mouth. Yawnerrific. link

&#151 Mullen’s staff is Twitterizing about their move. link

&#151 The NY Times is taking on that pesky retouching issue. I mean, just look at how many Reese Witherspoons there are. But seriously, sometimes photogs, you know, change up the f-stop. link

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