GM, Jay Leno

Reading Time: < 1 minute GM is going to file bankrupcy. This was not expected 6 months ago. But it’s a reality now. Many people blame the UAW, the management for the problems at GM, which I think only tells part of the story. GM was doing fine after Sept 11, remember the 0% “Keep America rolling” Ad campaign? (Paula… Continue reading GM, Jay Leno

NBC Olympics broadcast: the good, the bad

Reading Time: 2 minutes For US audience of Beijing Olympics, NBC (including CNBC, MSNBC, USA, Telemundo and Oxygen) is the only place for extensive coverage, because the exclusive broadcast deal between NBC and IOC. While NBC did unprecedent largely positive coverage of this event, Beijing and China, I can still felt the “colored glass” of some of the comments… Continue reading NBC Olympics broadcast: the good, the bad

Weather channel, Wimbledon

Reading Time: 2 minutes NBC will pay $3.5 billion for weather channel, weather.com and its related properties. News here. Hm, I think besides the travellers, people interested in the weather include commodity traders. The commodities range from crude oil, natural gas, heating oil, to crops. The reason goes like this, if natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina happens, it will… Continue reading Weather channel, Wimbledon