Month: June 2011

  • Here’s our deal: If you leave a civil comment, we’ll pay attention to it

    If there was a Billboard Top 10 for journalism hot topics, the discussion on online comments on news sites would have gone platinum several times over. There’s a new round of debate, discussion and general consternation this spring. The Yakima Herald-Republic shut down its commenting system just over 10 days ago and will come back […]

  • Did you catch Owle, Dipity and Elph at Bonnaroo?

    Owle, Dipity and Elph are not bands that did secret shows at the Bonnarroo festival a week ago in Manchester, Tenn. They are some of the tools that Knoxville News Sentinel visuals eidtor Jigsha Desai used to cover the massive music festival. She blogs about the various tools she used and how they worked. As […]

  • The image of the Tennessee Legislature is growing more frightening and distressing

    Did the TN legislature become the first living brain donors? http://t.co/F4ae3qb | cc @jacklail @jeffjarvis #photogSat Jun 11 18:23:36 via webJeff Manesgizmotastic Michael Silence has a roundup of reaction to a new Tennessee law that outlaws images that, well, you might find “frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress.” The drafters of the bill were apparently […]