If there's one thing that we here in Ocean County have learned to appreciate over the past two months, it's depending on the kindness of strangers. There are a couple of ways to return the favor and lend a hand to the residents of Newtown, CT.
Ever since the reports of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT started developing on Friday, there's been no shortage of political discussions. But I don't want to talk about gun control, I want to talk about a different topic.
I still remember the day of April 20th, 1999 clearly. I was working at WQUN-AM, Quinnipiac University's commercial radio station. The Associated Press Newswire started sending alerts of an "incident" at Columbine High School in a small town in Colorado.
These days, with blink of an eye social media, everyone wants to be the first to break a story. If they don't check their sources first though, they could end up embarrassed. That's exactly what happened to this news team that thought they were reporting on a local plane cra…
One of the things I've always liked about Anderson Cooper is that he can walk the line between ultra-professional news man but can also relax a little and be more casual on interview shows (and of course those infamous New Years Eve broadcasts with his partner in crime, Kathy Griffin).