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Social media 101: This is no time for clickbait


I’m posting this now because seeing a third Facebook post talking about a major East Coast snowstorm this weekend was the final straw for me. I think I speak for everyone when I write enough of the clickbait. I’m in the social media business, so I completely understand the importance …

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The Friday Fix: Nov. 20, 2015


Welcome to the Friday Fix, where I share random thoughts to ponder before the weekend. So here’s the real Chicago weather forecast for tonight and Saturday. There’s a winter storm warning for heavy snow that may or may not stick. Accumulations could range from 1-6 inches downtown to as much …

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Chicago snow: When meteorologists attack


On vacation. Back on Monday. Sorry I missed out on the snow. How did this work out for you? — jerrytaft (@jerrytaft) March 12, 2014   Quite possibly the best weather tweet I’ve ever seen. For those of you in Chicago who somehow managed to miss this or if …

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Nemo? The Weather Channel has officially jumped the shark – errr, clownfish

Nemo. Really? Have we actually sunk to this level? I grew up watching The Weather Channel. Ever since it first aired in 1982, when the cable box in my house was this little brown and black thing without any digital readout whatsoever, I had it on. The meteorologists were my …

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