2020

2020

  Far from Las Vegas, how a 1980s management book explains Trump (Unstable at the Top: Inside the Troubled Organization, by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Danny Miller, describes wacko leadership), NewToLasVegas.com, June 25, 2020.
 Sketchy police charity that doesn’t engage is back trolling in Las Vegas (Law Enforcement for a Safer America PAC, which solicits as Police Officers Support Association, is up to its old tricks), NewToLasVegas.com, June 9, 2020.
 In Las Vegas, reopenings include pitch by faux autism charity (American Alliance for Disabled Children, soliciting as American Coalition for Autistic Children, essentially spends it all on fundraising), NewToLasVegas.com, June 4, 2020.
  Post-pandemic, what will be left of the Las Vegas Strip? (Social distancing will retard recovery of the Sin City economy), NewToLasVegas.com, May 25, 2020.
 Far from Las Vegas, did Gannett claim Pulitzer Prize credit for papers it didn’t own? (Media company cites a big number far above honors won on its watch), NewToLasVegas.com, May 6, 2020.
 Carolyn Goodman isn’t the mayor of the Las Vegas Strip, or me (She draws national scorn for CNN interview calling for economic reopenings but disclaiming the coronavirus consequences), NewToLasVegas.com, April 22, 2020.
 Watching the pandemic play itself out in Las Vegas–a century ago (Coverage by a local newspaper suggests eerie parallels with today’s coronavirus crisis), NewToLasVegas.com, April 13, 2020.
 From Las Vegas, thoughts on the pandemic recession and the election (Economic downturns last on average 20 months, which would be well past the 2020 presidential election), NewToLasVegas.com, April 9, 2020.
 Only in Nevada (even if not in Las Vegas) (State order formally declares prostitution a “nonessential business”), NewToLasVegas.com, March 22, 2020.
 Social distancing Las Vegas-style (Tourists still crowd for photo at famous Strip icon), NewToLasVegas.com, March 20, 2020.
 Coronavirus crisis suggests Las Vegas economy remains a one-trick pony(Since the Great Recession, there hasn’t been much diversification away from “sin stuff”), NewToLasVegas.com, March 18, 2020.
 Far from Las Vegas, coronavirus and Thomas Paine legacy in New Rochelle (Illness containment zone includes political shrine where nothing political happened), NewToLasVegas.com, March 12, 2020.
 Different names but same sketchy financials for Knoxville cancer charity trolling Las Vegas (United Cancer Support Foundation, d/b/a American Breast Cancer Support Association, has a very iffy provenance), NewToLasVegas.com, March 2, 2020.
 New study ranks Las Vegas economy as very good but off a bit (Milken Institute report says Reno and Carson City did far better against peers), NewToLasVegas.com, February 26, 2020.
 Las Vegas Sun story claiming victory in Review-Journal litigation omits major point (State judge upheld finding that Sheldon Adelson’s paper didn’t operate unfairly or in bad faith), NewToLasVegas.com, February 19, 2020.
 Las Vegas billboards vie for attention with presidential caucuses (Big ads touting drunkenness, human sexuality, over-the-top lawyers greet candidates, national press),NewToLasVegas.com, February 13, 2020.
 Las Vegas finally changes famous slogan, confirming role as bug light for mischief (The often-untrue “What Happens Here, Stays Here” officially becomes the more-true “What Happens Here, Only Happens Here”), NewToLasVegas.com, February 3, 2020.
 New book paints namesake of Fremont Street in Las Vegas as the war criminal he was (Imperfect Union, by Steve Inskeep, recounts John C. Frémont’s slaughter of Indians and Latinos), NewToLasVegas.com, January 27, 2020.
 Police-themed cause still hosing folks in Las Vegas (Law Enforcement for a Safer America PAC, d/b/a Police Officers Support Association, spent nothing on the stated cause), NewToLasVegas.com, January 17, 2020.
 It Didn’t Stay Here: East Coast municipal manager allegedly used stolen loot for Las Vegas travel (Lisa M. Moore faces charges she took $3.2 million from a small Pennsylvania township), NewToLasVegas.com, January 14, 2020.