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Posts Tagged ‘John Mellencamp’

’1 for All’ Launches Next Week

The initial funding for the “1 for All” campaign came from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Newseum, McCormick Foundation, American Society of News Editors, First Amendment Center and Gannett Foundation. Now over “1000 new organizations, religious groups and educational institutions” are supporting the campaign to educate the public about the First Amendment.

The campaign starts July 1st. And yes, LL Cool J actually signed on this time. The entire release is after the jump.

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LAT In 90 Seconds

34220101-11185631.jpgMadonna, Mellencamp Inducted: Yep. It was an all-80s dance party. Madonna thanked all the people who said she was a talentless one-hit wonder. To which, we believe, John Mellencamp muttered under his breath, “You’re welcome.”

36603784-10140815.jpgCopy Editors RIP: We enjoyed Patrick Goldstein’s column today, but we’ve got a quibble with the subhead: “With the demise of New Line’s Bob Shaye, is the last of the old guard being pushed aside?” It took us three graphs before we realized we weren’t reading an obit.

36609710-11092929.jpgThe Debut of Hulu: the joint News Corp.-NBC Universal answer to YouTube, makes its public debut today. Whopee.