Frierson talks internet sales tax and sports betting in Mississippi

The Department of Revenue Commissioner, Herb Frierson joined The Gallo Radio Show on SuperTalk Mississippi to address a couple of controversial issues from internet sales tax collection and distribution to sports betting. The Commissioner also gave year end Fiscal numbers that included revenue growth, surpassing last fiscal year by $179 million dollars, that’s more than … Continue reading “Frierson talks internet sales tax and sports betting in Mississippi”

What does Facebook actually know about you?

Starting today, Facebook will be alerting people who were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Last week, the social network site announced the number of people who had their data stolen was actually 87 million, not 50 million as previously reported by the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower. If your data was among those stolen, a notice … Continue reading “What does Facebook actually know about you?”

Clarksdale Mayor changes position, says charter schools have a ‘stench’

Former state representative Chuck Espy was a longtime advocate of charter schools in the Legislature. Now as the newly elected Mayor of Clarksdale, Espy says he’s 100% against charters. The mayor says he is receiving numerous speaking invitations across the state from groups who want to hear his reasoning. That convoluted reasoning is that charters … Continue reading “Clarksdale Mayor changes position, says charter schools have a ‘stench’”

McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing

Tuesday night, the McComb City Board of Mayor and Selectmen met for the first time since the controversial meeting two weeks ago when a 3-1 vote removed the state flag from all city-owned property before two of the selectmen arrived for the meeting. It was the largest crowd for a board meeting in McComb in … Continue reading “McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing”

Navy’s underwater drones could be built on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast

Governor Phil Bryant joined us today on The Gallo Show to talk about the Ocean Task Force. It’s a group of business, academic, military and government interests to research and develop underwater drones. Those drones would map and monitor the ocean and it could mean more jobs right here in Mississippi along the Gulf Coast. … Continue reading “Navy’s underwater drones could be built on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast”

The Dugle Report: 7 ways to spot ‘fake news’

The term “fake news” isn’t new – it’s been around for decades, but last year Mark Zuckerburg, founder of Facebook, used the term in a speech. Then, in January, then President-Elect Donald Trump called a major media outlet “fake news”. The term has taken off and it seems more and more hoax websites are popping … Continue reading “The Dugle Report: 7 ways to spot ‘fake news’”

What Donald Trump can teach you about branding

This week, Fox News released a survey of President Donald Trump’s tweeting, and 50% disapproved of his tweets. Love him or loathe him, President Trump can teach us all a lot about branding. He remains consistent to his brand, and isn’t afraid to tell you about it. He engages with people on social media. He … Continue reading “What Donald Trump can teach you about branding”