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Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Media Musings: All In The Pool For Newspapers

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written by R.L. Bynum Gannett one of the newspaper chains pooling resources in North Carolina Chains that have depleted newspapers with layoffs, buyouts and attrition are finding creative ways to pool resources. McClatchy has done that regionally for a few years, including pooling stories from The N&O and The Charlotte Observer to run in both… Read more »

Media Musings: Kirschner Reflects On Working With Dean and Roy

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written by R.L. Bynum Kirschner has seen a lot working with two legendary basketball coaches  At least the second time a Hall of Fame UNC men’s basketball coach retired, Steve Kirschner didn’t need to convince him to hold a press conference. Anybody in sports information would be lucky to work with one Hall of Fame… Read more »

Media Musings: Hamlin Does Hillsborough

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written by R.L. Bynum Hillsborough Sports offers diverse mix of high school sports content Imagine the traditional small newspaper sports section that covers local high schools much more extensively than larger media outlets and has the advertising support of local businesses. Convert that concept into a website and add play-by-play broadcasts, video and photo galleries… Read more »

Media Musings: Carolina Hurricanes GOOOOOAAAALS will be different this year. But it’s still the same Minter.

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written by R.L. Bynum It will be an odd season for a Canes fan favorite — PA announcer Wade Minter That familiar mellifluous voice with a distinctive flair will reverberate through PNC Arena and again punctuate the best moments of Carolina Hurricanes home games this season. But, for now, there will be no fans to… Read more »

Media Musings: Charlotte Observer writer David Scott retires

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written by R.L. Bynum Scott chronicled many big events, made many friends during his long newspaper career In a turbulent industry with newspaper chains often laying off veteran journalists with little regard for their dedicated years of service, David Scott’s story is one to celebrate. A sports writer respected by the people he covers and… Read more »