A Video Round-Up: Jerry Jones Talks With Dick Ebersol, Why Dallas Isn't Detroit and Jim Moroney on The Future of The News Business
A slide from Eric Corey Freed's presentation. Also, a lesser-known Prince song.
Whilst Daniel and Sam wrap up some end-o'-day items, let's direct our attention to the follow-up videos that follow, all which I found on Vimeo today. It's quite the hodgepodge.
But let's begin with Jim Moroney, publisher of The Dallas Morning News, talking about the state of the media business to the California Newspaper Publishers Association. At least I think that's the subject -- the sound quality is both piss and poor. That said, jump to the 14-minute mark, during which he compares the newspaper business to a certain talking dog. Or something. Hard to tell.
Then it's on to a presentation by "green" architect Eric Corey Freed, to whom I spoke last fall for my cover story about John Greenan and Brent Brown's efforts to build that green, sustainable building behind Dallas City Hall. Freed refers to Re:Vision Dallas in a presentation titled "Detroit, Dallas & Despotism," which is accompanied by this mammoth PowerPoint. Long story short: "Tom's a cool guy." He's referring to Mayor Tom Leppert.
Then, finally, after Jerry Jones picked up his awards from the Sports Business Journal at the end of last week, he visited with Dick Ebersol, the head of NBC Sports and the exec who helped get Saturday Night Live on the air in the mid-'70s and kept it on the air in the early '80s. I just like watching Ebersol watch Jerruh. Gonna put it on a loop in the house.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- Mayor Rawlings Takes a Probably Unconstitutional Stand Against Porn Convention
Thu., Feb. 11, 7:00pm
Fri., Feb. 12, 8:00pm
Sat., Feb. 13, 2:00pm
Sat., Feb. 13, 7:00pm
- Dallas Police Chief David Brown Loses a Right-Hand Man
- Please Don't Kill the Nanny State Yet, at Least Not in Dallas. We Need Our Nanny.