Blog Archives

Virginia News News!

October update: The new regional news website for southwestern Virginia was renamed CardinalNews.org just before launch, emphasizing that it is a nonprofit organization and removing the suggestion that it actually was printing a traditional newspaper. The publication is off to

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in 2021, Appalachia, Business, community, Journalism, Newspapers, Online-Only, Radford, Reporting, Roanoke Times, Social media, Southwestern Va, Virginia

Polling places and cameras

http://www.citmedialaw.org/virginia-documenting-2012-vote Great research on pre-cameraphone, pre-Instagram, pre-YoutTube ideas about photography at the polls.

Posted in Journalism, photography, Reporting, smartphones

Media ethics and local news samples for class discussion

For the past year, I’ve been using my Droid phone to add articles and stories to my http://delicious.com/bstepno bookmark lists. Alas, while a change in ownership has kept delicious.com alive, it has disabled all of the Droid bookmarking apps that

Posted in Journalism, Reporting, writing

New tools and new tools

Nice article, if the link works… New Tools for Today’s Investigative Journalist I may have chopped off a few characters at the end or the address while fumbling with another “new tool” — not one mentioned in the article. My

Posted in Blogging, communication, Reporting, Tablets & eBook Readers, usability, WordPress

Sometimes you can’t get the story out

I stumbled on this interview while tracking down a YouTube video to explain ocular migraines to a friend. I’m lucky — the migraines I get are the “ocular” variety, only visual-effect symptoms with some minor numbness and verbal confusion, and

Posted in health, Reporting, youtube

Google offers data-analysis tools, liposuction for stats

Uses: Inspiration from washing machines, Rebecca Black GoogleLabs has a new data-mining tool,  Correlate, which allows folks with data (got data?) to use Google’s algorithms to dig through numbers and visualize meaning. Business folks will love to compare brands; political

Posted in Computers, Data, Google, Internet, Reporting, Technology
Categories
Archives