Archive for April 3, 2012

Schadenfreude…namely mine…

Posted in Miscellaneous Subjects on April 3, 2012 by icn2

Forbes’ Janet Novack writes that Taxmasters…you know Taxmasters…that company that advertised ad nauseam on cable news and drove us all nuts…filed for bankruptcy and is stiffing CNN, MSNBC, and FNC for the ad bill. It may be mean but I call that karma. Now if Geico would just go under…(via J$)

TaxMasters, the heavily advertised “tax resolution” company that filed for bankruptcy last month, has left several big media companies, as well as its clients and law firms, holding an empty bag. In a court filing yesterday, TaxMasters listed TimeWarner’s CNN unit at its largest unsecured creditor, owed $2.6 million. Its second largest creditor is the Philadelphia based law firm of Blank Rome, owed $2.3 million.


NBC Admits Error in Zimmerman Tape Edit and Apologizes…

Posted in MSNBC on April 3, 2012 by icn2

The Hollywood Reporter’s Paul Bond writes about NBC finishing its Zimmerman edit investigation…

“During our investigation it became evident that there was an error made in the production process that we deeply regret,” NBC News said in a statement e-mailed to The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday. “We will be taking the necessary steps to prevent this from happening in the future and apologize to our viewers.”

When asked if anyone at Today had lost their job or had been reassigned as a result of the investigation, an NBC spokeswoman said: “We will not be commenting on our course of action.”

Free for All: 04/03/12

Posted in Free For All on April 3, 2012 by icn2

What’s on your mind? Mine’s on sleep since I woke up at 3:30…