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Take a Good Look Before You Leap

October 19th, 2004

This advice will serve those journalists thinking of joining The Dark Side well—and will remind those who have never been members of The Fourth Estate about some of the things we should never forget.

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Whose Glamour Is This, Anyway?: Months of primetime teaching revealed

October 19th, 2004

Last weekend, PR buzzed into prime time with the premiere of Taking Care of Business on TLC. Now, co-star and RLM CEO Richard Laermer reveals that TV, while great, is not as glamorous as it’s cracked up to be. (Saturdays at 10 PM ET/PT. Watch.)

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Tune in ‘TCB’ a smart makeover show

October 16th, 2004

“Taking Care of Business” (9 tonight, TLC) offers a smart variation on the tired — and, to my mind, tiresome — makeover reality genre. While shows like “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and “Trading Spaces” offer individuals new looks and enhanced attitudes, “Taking” offers survival tips for struggling small business on the brink of disaster.

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