Month: January 2008

  • Read what we found

    Just four days ago I got an email from Scott Karp suggesting that his Web startup might have some tools that could make covering an election interesting — really interesting. More emails … phone calls … more emails … phone calls. The result: An idea to let some savvy political followers (except me) find links […]

  • Surprise: Editors and users disagree

    Here’s a quick take from a new online journaism credibility study: Editors are a lot more queasy about real names in Web site comments than users. When asked “do you think it is a good idea or bad idea that a website does not require names?” 64% of the editors thought it was a bad […]

  • Digging up roots

    Two of my News Sentinel co-workers are doing an interesting and historically significant project called “Songs of Appalachia.” It is being done by online producer Lauren Spuhler and writer Morgan Simmons. They’re capturing the sounds and songs of the region in video and text. Old-time, bluegrass, folk, just call it roots music in the mountains. […]