Issues of racial gerrymandering and fracturing are at the heart of a recent court ruling that is roiling Nevada politics in advance of the 2012 elections. The ruling, announced by District Court Judge James Todd Russell at a hearing in Carson City, set guidelines for a panel composed of three … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Redistricting — Fair or Gerrymandering?
In my recent post titled “How Hotels are Bringing Back the Battered Las Vegas Economy ”, we discussed the future of the hotel occupancy rates and the effect it has on the Las Vegas economy. These predictions will depend largely upon an increase in visitation and continued growth in the Las Vegas … [Read more...] about How Las Vegas Hotel Bookings May Impact the Las Vegas Economy
Economic recovery for Las Vegas is the first thing that comes to mind when Las Vegans talk about their community. Our entire city is hopeful that we can soon take a deep breath and relax in an economy that has had many feeling more than a bit anxious. The Las Vegas development market has been at … [Read more...] about How Hotels are Bringing Back the Battered Las Vegas Economy
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) reports record-breaking numbers in international travel and tourism. The U.S. Department of Commerce and Research reported that, during 2010, 18% of Las Vegas's visitors and 27% of its revenue came from international travel and business. The … [Read more...] about LVCVA Team Works to Increase International Travel and Tourism in Las Vegas
On Wednesday, I discussed the ways that journalists aren't going to be up to the task of living and working in the New Media, unless they specifically make themselves ready to be. But what makes working in new media so important? Let's take a look at some hard, cold facts: Some Hard Cold FACTS that … [Read more...] about Who’s Reading What in the World of New Media?
In my last post entitled, “Cyber Journalism and the Future of New Media”, we embarked on a pretty sensitive topic for many journalists. The fact of the matter is that journalists and other professional writers may have a much harder time making a living, due to the decreased relevancy of print … [Read more...] about Are Traditional Journalists the Next Endangered Species?