Monthly Archives: April 2008

Voting open for the Webby Awards

Have a little time to spend discovering hot Web sites? Sign up to vote in this year’s Webby Awards. With more categories than you can shake a stick tree at (that’d be 119 — oy), you’re bound to discover some … Continue reading

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Getcher angry journalist t-shirts!

I’ve got to give big credit to Kiyoshi Martinez for giving psychological relief to an entire industry. Not only has the AngryJournalist.com gripe board taken off, but now Martinez is selling some of the most hilarious journo shirts ever made. … Continue reading

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EPpy award finalists announced

Editor & Publisher has announced this year’s EPpy Award finalists. Mosey on over to the list to see some of the best online news has to offer. [Tip 'o the hat to Will Sullivan]

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Instamatically download, combine newspaper front page PDFs

37Signals today highlighted an uber-useful Mac OS X Automator script that pings the Newseum’s repository of newspaper front PDFs and combines them into a single PDF for your viewing pleasure. If that doesn’t make printing out and talking trash about … Continue reading

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Guide to surviving journalism as a high-tech industry

Lisa Williams has written what may be one of the best posts about how to adapt to an increasingly technology-driven journalism world. Lisa, the Placeblogger founder who has a foot planted in both media and technology worlds, impressed the heck … Continue reading

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The case for using Twitter

Technology columnist and Sentinel coworker-o’-mine Etan Horowitz outlines on his blog how and why journalists should start using Twitter. Etan writes: “If you are a technology journalist, you need to start using Twitter. And regardless of what you cover, you … Continue reading

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Google News Myths vs. Truths

Required reading this week from the Google News Blog: a handy guide on some of the mysterious aspects  of Google News. Does Google News care that you’ve updated your story? Does AdSense improve your article’s ranking? How does having a … Continue reading

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