Monthly Archives: June 2007

Wired magazine’s goofy vanity promotion

So I got an e-mail about Wired magazine’s promotion to “put your face” on the cover of Wired magazine. Being that Wired is my must-read each month, along with the fact that I live in Orlando (this goofy stuff is … Continue reading

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Job opening for news artist, Flash wizard

Great job opportunity here in Orlando for a Flashionista: The Orlando Sentinel is seeking a senior artist to report and illustrate information graphics for print and online. Our recent newsroom restructuring is complete, and we’re looking for a seasoned visual … Continue reading

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Test designs in multiple browsers with IE NetRenderer

Oh, the consternation Microsoft has caused us web designers by not allowing us to run multiple versions of Internet Explorer. I’ve been checking around for some time now, and it appears the only way to run IE6 and IE7 at … Continue reading

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OrlandoSentinel.com relaunch

That mysterious big project I had to take a break for: Well, here it is! OrlandoSentinel.com has relaunched with a new design. Here is AME Online Anthony Moor’s letter about the redesign (and congrats to Anthony on his move to … Continue reading

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Taking a blog break

My fellow Journalistopians, blog posts will be sparse for the next week and a half. We have a large project cooking here at work, and I am simultaneously searching for a new place to live. Also, I’m going to be … Continue reading

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Michael Rosenberg’s 9 ‘Rules’ of Journalism

The Detroit Free Press‘s Michael Rosenberg writes searingly and hilariously about his nine simple rules of journalism. Among his “rules:” “Afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted; then, after the afflicted become comfortable, afflict them again. This should provide an … Continue reading

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AJR: Pessimistic on hyperlocal journalism

American Journalism Review takes a hard look in its June/July issue at whether hyperlocal journalism is a financially sustainable practice. Paul Farhi writes: Is there a real business in this kind of business? So far–and admittedly it’s still very early … Continue reading

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Journalistopia Cartoon: June 3, 2007

Place on your blog: <a href="http://journalistopia.com/2007/06/03/journalistopia-cartoon-june-3-2007"> <img src="http://journalistopia.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/cartoon-05-28-07-googlezon.jpg" border=0 /> </a> -More in the cartoons category. -Read the latest on the legal wrangling over Google News here. -Watch the EPIC2014 Googlezon video here.

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