Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Media updates

I said it the other day...  it's beginning.  All Pittsburgh All the Time All Over the World.  Can't document it all.  Folks I talk to wind up in the news box on the right side of the page, but there are lots of others:

Good and balanced BBC piece on the whole on us:  Pittsburgh steeled to be host city.

WSJ:  Signs of G-20 Are Visible in Unlikely Parts of Pittsburgh

another diasporan in journalism: Pittsburgh, City of Renewal, in the Atlantic.

Reuters has:  Five Facts About Pittsburgh.  But one of them seems to be a reference to the "Hell with the lid off" quote.  I need to compile all the recent references (and misuse) of that quote. 

and the Chinese Daily News says: Pittsburgh Pulls Up Socks

CBS video on Pittsburgh highlighting KDKA's Marty Griffith:

Extended Bloomberg TV interview with LR.  I'd say this is the type of earned media politicians would die for and is a reminder there is this election going to be held in just over a month... though I suspect that most of the people who actually watch Bloomberg television in the city are not likely to be voting for a Democratic mayor no matter.  But fyi: 


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pittsburgh pulls up socks as it prepares for G20 summit
By James Ritchie (China Daily)
Updated: 2009-09-23 09:09

Do you think this is PAT's Jim Ritchie? If so, he reports that Pitt is closed for the summit.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:33:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Too bad Bob O died.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:34:00 AM  

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