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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: Different Job, Same Beat for Person

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By R.L. Bynum Leaving newspapers, adjusting to the change wasn’t easy for Person Sports writers are no different than athletes: Changing teams and playbooks requires some adjustments. It took a few weeks for Joe Person to fully make the transition from decades in the newspaper industry to being part of The Athletic. Unlike most athletes,… Read more »

Media Musings: NC’s McClatchy newspapers shedding personnel (again). It stinks, but here’s the latest….

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By R.L. Bynum Sports editor, longtime photographer at The N&O take early-retirement offer More newsroom personnel at The N&O, The Herald-Sun and The Charlotte Observer accepted The McClatchy Company’s early-retirement offer than expected, and sports is affected at all three newspapers. In the consolidated N&O/Herald-Sun newsroom, Sports Editor Steve Ruinsky and longtime photographer Chuck Liddy… Read more »

Media Musings: Adam and Joe don’t want your phone calls

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By R.L. Bynum In the volatile radio industry, “Adam and Joe” have sustained, flourished Off-site meetings in the radio business often are ominous. Their Capitol Broadcasting Company bosses called Adam Gold and Joe Ovies into one of those meetings at a Dunkin’ Donuts in January 2010. Nervous about what this might mean for their careers,… Read more »