Month: November 2011

  • ‘Page One: Inside The New York Times’ is a must see for news junkies

    elfa One of the personal treats of FutureMedia Fest 2011 at the Georgia Tech Conference Center on Tuesday was getting to see “Page One: Inside The New York Times.” I’ll admit that before looking over the program for FutureMedia, I had never heard of the movie, which premiered in January at the Sundance Festival.  You’ll […]

  • LiquidText might go in the toolbox

    Craig Tashman, a doctorate student in the School of Interactive Computing, says this research project at Georgia Tech is being spun out of the university and will become a startup. LiquidText will be first released as an iPad app. It’s a tool that could have implications for journalists. The plan is to make it work […]

  • Just another reason why local communities need local media

    The Knoxville News Sentinel, my employer, has filed suit to unseal a secret file being used by defense attorneys in efforts to overturn convictions in the brutal torture and murders of a young couple in 2007. Evidence presented in the trials outaged the community. Prosecutors and defense attorneys have a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation file […]