The online producers of KnoxNews.com on Sunday night won a Digital Edge Award from the Newpaper Association of America for Best Use of Interactive Media for their weekly RandomThis videos.
They are, from left in the photo above, Katie Kolt, Lauren Spuhler, Erin Chapin and Online Editor Jigsha Desai.
The judges are among the smartest folks in online newspapers so it’s very nice to see this talented team get recognized for their efforts.
The News Sentinel “Edgie” was one of six won by E.W. Scripps newspapers with The Naples Daily News winning four and the Evansville Courier winning one.
Congratulations to all.
Tags: RandomThis | vblog | NAA | Edgie | E.W. Scripps | newspapers
At some point in time, I became a MockTech Celeb, just a hair less prestigious as being on the Forbes Web Celeb 25 which Knoxville’s Glenn Reynolds made at No. 7 this week.
I have my own paparazzi email address spottedjackL@gmail.com. Well, not mine, but anyway.
So help the MockTech keep track of me — if you can!
As you can see from the photo at right, I am elusive.
Tags: MockTech | Forbes web celebs | Paparazzi | Instapundit
I have a Polar F6 Heart Rate Monitor Watch. Works great, except for one thing: the Sonic Link feature, that communications with your computer’s microphone and sends data to the Polar Fitness Trainer Web site.
It usually takes me several times for the computer to hear the watch/heart monitor’s chirping. Sometimes I find it easier to just manually enter the data, but then the next time it does connect, the data is duped.
Anyone else have this problem? Suggestions? Leave a comment.
An aside. I also think it’s weird that the site that stores the data has no import or export feature. What’s up with that?
I’m obivously not a fitness nut, but I’m geeky enough to like to track stuff like exercise duration and intensity as measured by heart rate with the aid of a tool. It doesn’t do much for procrastination, I’ve found.
Been listening to Ben Harper’s album “Both Sides of the Gun” … I believe in a better way …
One of these days journalists are going to find out what people actually want to read. And that should scare the hell out of them.
— from a Dan Gillmor post
Congratulations to Randy Neal and the KnoxViews bloggers and users on the anniversary of the first year of operation of KnoxViews.
For those not familiar, KnoxViews is a Knoxville blogging community site that skews toward government/politics/policy topics, but delves into a lot of areas with a vibrant community of bloggers.
The stats are impressive.
Tags: citizen journalists | blogosphere | KnoxViews | blogging | community | social media