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Talk of Tulsa: Taylor’s ring

Kathy Taylor’s Blue Diamond Ring

Editorial: Of all the sad tales media mines with diligence, some escape to gain free comedic life as illustrated by Curtis Killman’s story of Kathy Taylor’s ring.

Mayor G.T. Bynum’s most significant contributor now appointed Chief of Economic Development for the City of Tulsa, Kathy (Taylor-Lobeck or Lobeck-Taylor… let’s use Taylor) a former mayor herself; lost her $4 million ring somewhere between a cooking class and croquet at a Meadowood Napa Valley resort. Cue the joke lines as we can all appreciate misplacing a $4 million anything.  Continue reading

Political coverage on facts at play

1988 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award winners with Hugh M. and Christie Hefner. Print Journalism recipient, David Arnett, is shown far left, back row.

Analysis: National journalists from PolitiFact, the Tampa Bay Times and Poynter are in Tulsa meeting with those who greatly doubt them. Admittedly it was a difficult meeting Tuesday night, but it is clear to friends and foes worldwide that journalism, as we know it, has failed America. Sadly Hugh M. Hefner passed to his final reward Wednesday, but he would have loved the meeting at the Republican Party of Tulsa County offices.

Beyond his hedonism; Hefner promoted the First Amendment and established a foundation with annual awards. I am the 1988 winner of the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in Print Journalism and Hefner was one reason why I established TulsaToday.com in 1996. Well, that and because the daily newspaper fails so frequently to cover conservatives. Continue reading

Dealing with the Equifax breach

A data breach at a credit bureau may be ironic and costly, if not physically sickening, but the fact that roughly 143 million consumers’ records were stolen from Equifax has big implications for victims’ credit record, ability to borrow and possible direct theft.    Continue reading

Publisher severs ties with New York Times

Regnery Publishing announced this week it is cutting all ties with the New York Times — including the New York Times bestseller list.

“As a conservative publisher, we believe that the Times’ list does not represent national sales of conservative books as accurately as other widely-published bestseller lists,” said Marji Ross, President and Publisher of Regnery. Continue reading