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Phantoms In The Brain

by Ben McWhorter

A landmark book by Al Ries and Jack Trout (Positioning: The Battle For Your Mind, New York: McGraw-Hill,1981) describes how to “position” products and services through advertising and public relations strategies by comparing them to existing well-known competing products...more

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"Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe.

When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.

-- P.J. O'Rourke

We're interviewing salespeople at Scripps (formerly The Journal Broadcast Group)

Knoxville Advertising Federations 2015 Big Wig Nominations are open until Friday, October 9th- nominate here!

Cumulus Media a dark cloud on the radio industry

How Noncompetes Stifle Performance

Radio continues to boost ROI

Gray Announces New Acquisitions And Divestitures (WVLT and WBXX TV are part of this deal)

Cumulus Stock “Decimated.” How Trouble at NASH Could Spell Trouble for Country

Longtime WOKI radio broadcaster Dave Foulk finds purpose in retirement helping people face cancer

Radio Added To TV Ads Is a Winning NFL Mix.

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10/10/2015 - Tennessee vs. Georgia (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA.

10/12/2015 - Columbus Day (Everywhere)
No mail today!

10/16/2015 - Boss's Day (At work)
Day, also known as National Boss Day or Bosses Day, is a time for many workers to appreciate their employers.

10/24/2015 - Tennessee vs. UAT (Toilet Town)
Kickoff TBA.

10/24/2015 - 19th Annual Komen Knoxville Race for the Cure (World's Fair Park/Performance Lawn)
6:00 AM, 12:00 PM, World's Fair Park/Performance Lawn 5K Run/Walk for Breast Cancer. For additional information call (865) 251-2873.

10/31/2015 - Halloween (Everywhere)
May the Great Pumpkin rise again.

10/31/2015 - Tennessee vs. Kentucky (Lexington, Ky)
Kickoff TBA.

11/1/2015 - Daylight Saving Time ends ( Sunday)
Set your clocks back!

11/7/2015 - Tennessee vs. South Carolina (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA

11/8/2015 - Buddy's Walk Against Cancer (World's Fair Park)
5K Run/Walk, "Two-Mile Trek" & "Walk in the Park" to benefit Thompson Cancer Survival Center's Cancer Outreach Services Program. Pre & Post race activities for the family & tribute to cancer survivors.

11/11/2015 - Veteran's Day (Everywhere)

11/14/2015 - Tennessee vs. North Texas (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA

11/21/2015 - Tennessee vs. Missouri (Columbia, MO)
Kickoff TBA.

11/28/2015 - Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt (Neyland Stadium)
Kickoff TBA.

12/5/2015 - SEC Championship Game (Atlanta)

12/7/2015 - First day of Chanukah (Jewish Holiday)
Chanukah is an eight-day Jewish observance that remembers the Jewish people's struggle for religious freedom.

12/14/2015 - Last Day of Chanukah (Jewish Holiday)
The first day of Chanukah is the start of the Chanukah period, which lasts for eight days, from the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.

12/21/2015 - Winter Begins! (Everywhere)
Brrrr!- shortest day of the year... the Winter Solstice.

12/24/2015 - Christmas Eve (Everywhere!)
Santa's Coming!

12/25/2015 - Christmas (Presents and Stuff)
The most widely celebrated holiday of the Christian year, Christmas is observed as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus.

12/31/2015 - New Year's Eve (Everywhere)

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