Monthly Archives: December 2010

Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby

Here’s the great Amos Milburn with the 1950 tune, Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! See you next year.

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The Newsroom of the Future?

On its first day open this Wednesday, more than 100 people showed up at the Register Citizen newspaper newsroom cafe on Water Street in downtown Torrington, Conn. They stayed for the coffee, the free wifi and they even attended the … Continue reading

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Pursuing the Holy Grail of Social Media: Fresh, Relevant & Satisfying Content

Here are voices from the front lines of the new world of journalism. Neiman Reports recently talked to members of the community engagement team at the Washington, D.C. local news & information site we’ve been following, TBD.  Read the full … Continue reading

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This Is What’s Wrong With Social Media

Okay, let’s just blow right by why in the hell it’s 6:30 in the morning and I’m reading likable media’s year-end wrap up post “The Top 10 Most Important Tweets of 2010.” But, in all fairness, it wasn’t bad. Writer … Continue reading

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Wikileaks War Footage Becomes Video Art

I flagged this video as part of the Guggenheim YouTube Play Contest post a while ago. Critics panned the show (and a lot of the videos) when it opened in October. But I thought this particular video warranted a closer … Continue reading

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Conn. Newspaper Opens Newsroom Cafe

Torrington, Conn.’s, newspaper, The Register Citizen, takes “digital first” to heart. After 110 years in the same office, the paper is moving to new digs that are part community media lab, journalism school, cafe and library. Publisher Matt DeRienzo said … Continue reading

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Hipstamatic Slideshow

Check out our new Hipstamatic slideshow on Flickr.

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All About Editing: Scenes from “The Cutting Edge”

Great stuff on all aspects of “the invisible art.” History, major figures, key concepts, etc. This is posted in the “Education” category on YouTube Here’s the text that accompanies the post: Please Buy the Original Film!!! The Cutting Edge – … Continue reading

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