A Loss for D.C.
Pete Piringer’s removal is not only a loss for D.C. residents, but also the local journalism community. Under his watch, @DCFireEMS was a valuable news source and public safety utility other cities should have copied. The account kept news organizations informed of what was going on at a scene without us having to call them every five minutes. As a resident, I love that when you saw a...
Another View of ONA
Cool visualization. mattstiles: Yesterday I posted a map that used proportional symbols to visualize the home cities of Online News Association conference attendees. Today’s version uses great circles to map the routes attendees took to Boston (assuming they had direct flights, of course). Red lines represent more attendees from a location: Inspired by Nathan Yau’s great tutorial. (Thanks...
B.S. Detection for Journalists →
What if we’d had today’s social media on 9/11? →
ESPN goes back in time, bans breaking news on... →
WaPo arrives late to NATO story on social media →
"Has anyone pointed out that Dan has taken the... →
dceiver: Uhh…no. Because we aren’t crushing, tedious bores.
NY Times keeps its failures quiet...too quiet. →
No more TimesPeople, it seems. Nice of them to let users know. stoweboyd: So, I finally got a response to my inquiries about Times People, the NY Times social news network: via email Dear Stowe Boyd, Thank you for contacting NYTimes.com. We apologize for the inconvenience, however, we are no longer supporting Times People and are in the process of fully removing…
Why we love the Internets. →
This is, of course, in response to the genius of http://literallyunbelievable.org/ Note: Please don’t take this as a real thing. I don’t think my brain can handle it.
Huffpost Readers' Picks: Books From Childhood...
I still find myself occasionally thinking about “The Giver” and “Maniac McGee”, both of which I’ve read several times over my life so far. How did they never make movies of these two books?
Lessons to be learned from TBD: International... →
SocialFlow Company Blog: Breaking Bin Laden:... →
socialflowteam: A full hour before the formal announcement of Bin-Laden’s death, Keith Urbahn posted his speculation on the emergency presidential address. Little did he know that this Tweet would trigger an avalanche of reactions, Retweets and conversations that would beat mainstream media as well as the White…