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The #journchat conversation which takes place Monday nights from 8-10 p.m. EST via Twitter turns one year old today.
The chat between journalists, bloggers and public relations professionals explores each industry’s integration with social media while creating and cultivating relationships. Each Monday 200+ participants send questions to the moderator, Sarah Evans (@journchat), and respond [...]
I’m not a technology expert, but I am a tech lover and a fan of all things geeky. I constantly look for ways to use technology to streamline activities, improve communication and make my work (and life) a bit more fun. I hope you’ll find an idea or two for yourself and/or a loved one [...]
I’d consider myself a member of the do-gooder and social good tribes. It makes me happy to help others and, perhaps, alleviate a bit of that old Catholic guilt.
In the past year I’ve found myself saying no to causes. A day doesn’t go by (literally) where I’m asked to give time, money, join [...]
Do you remember Oxford’s 2008 word of the year? (Me either.) It was hypermiling, to attempt to maximize gas mileage by making fuel-conserving adjustments to one’s car and one’s driving techniques. (By the way, the 2007 word was locavore.)
Each year around the holiday season, the New Oxford American Dictionary announces its word of the year. [...]
Where is the majority of money for media? It’s all about local advertising and traffic.
Chicago suburbanites are leading the way in this trend and have access to their very own hyperlocal news site, Chicago Tribune’s Triblocal. In addition to finding local news, subscribers can submit and share their own findings.
I recently had the chance to [...]
FULL DISCLOSURE: Macy’s and the Path to Peace program is a client. It happens to also be a movement I truly believe in.
All I want for my birthday today is for people to celebrate the Macy’s #Path2Peace movement.
A very special thank you to Jason of @iwearyourshirt who donated my birthday to share this special message. [...]
I love to read. I’ve never had to worry about what to read or what finding great books. Why? Because I happen to have the best librarian in the world as my mother (@marianslibrary). Long before blogs and other online communities my mother has put together monthly (sometimes seasonal) reading lists. She has always shared [...]
Curb-mining, a popular activity for creative types in New York, is the act of finding furniture and art on the street. As a celebration of their upcoming one-year anniversary for their SoHo store, Blu Dot, a furniture and design store, decided to launch a curb-mining experiment.
On November 4-5, they are leaving 20+ Real Good [...]
It was reported this morning that there are already 6.5 million Twitter lists. Impressive numbers. As the number of lists grows it will become increasingly difficult to decide which lists to follow. I’ve done a bit of research to get you started with a few popular lists.
You can easily view all lists related to journalism, [...]
“In the middle of all the gossip and speculation that permeates people’s lives I still think they know the difference between real news and bulls*** and they’re glad that someone cares enough to get things on the record and tell the truth”
- Cal McAffrey (Russell Crowe) to Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) in “State of Play”