LinkedIn: great tips on how to increase benefit of best social network site to find a job

August 24, 2009
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Thanks to Joan Dumaine, a former Courant Staffer for sending us these tips and check her out on Linkedin     17 Invisible LinkedIn Tricks Revealed Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 02:12PM  Thomas R. Clifford in linkedin, linkedin tips Discover the Real Magic of LinkedIn’s Hidden Features! No, I’m not going to show you how...

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CTWatchdog On CNN, accuses top Courant/Fox 61 managers of damaging media’s integrity

August 23, 2009
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See the video and read the transcript of George Gombossy's appearance Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009 on CNN's Reliable Sources.

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Consumer Tips: little things to keep you out of big trouble

August 23, 2009
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HOW TO CHECK OUT A BUSINESS 1) Check with BBB.org using the business’s name, phone number or address and read the WHOLE report 2) Check the state Consumer Protection Agency 3) Go to Google and search the name of the business and add the works complaints and review HOW TO CHECK OUT A PRODUCT...

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Fired Courant Editor Speaks out in NYTimes on Ethics issue

August 23, 2009
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To the Editor: As the editor in charge of the content of The Hartford Courant’s print and online editions until my departure in May, I never gave an advertiser a “heads-up” about a pending story, nor was I aware of any such agreement between the advertising and news sides of the company (“Losing Job,...

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Bristol Press and Courant duke it out in columns

August 23, 2009
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THE FOLLOWING IS A RICK GREEN COLUMN IN THE COURANT OVER THE LAST WEEKEND COMMENTS FROM READERS FOLLOW Gotcha! Press/Herald editor Smith takes a swing at his old paper By Rick Green on August 23, 2009 7:58 PM | Comments (42)  After running through Gombossygate, Press/Herald Executive Editor Jim Smith makes a more grave...

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Citronella shortage: is someone cornering the market???

August 22, 2009
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Maybe its just in the Springfield, Ma., area, but I can’t find citronella anywhere to get rid of the mosquitoes . I am not sure how effective and oil and the candles are, but I went to ACE and Home Depot and both were sold out. Anyone know what is going on?

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Courant-Fox 61 accused of bending over backward to please key advertisers to increase revenue, forsaking ethics

August 21, 2009
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The managers at the nation’s oldest newspaper of continuing circulation and its sister television station in Hartford are being accused by me and a television personality of trading in journalistic ethics in the past year for more revenue to counter the recession. In my case I was fired Aug. 3 – after a 40-year...

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Ct Attorney General asks feds to improve Cash for Clunker program

August 20, 2009
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Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to reform practices and procedures hindering the success of its “Cash for Clunkers” program. Blumenthal and Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association President James T. Fleming both called the program a success, but added that certain requirements and procedures are creating needless headaches for consumers...

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Credit CARD act Phase One in effect now

August 20, 2009
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The first phase of the Credit Card Act takes effect today. Lowcards.com summarizes the act's provisions.

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