From glue pot to blog post

Randy Neal covers a panel discussion we were on yesterday at a journalism class at the University of Tennessee. In addition to myself, the panel consisted of Neal, the creator of knoxviews.com, former Scripps digital exec Bob Benz now of Maroon Ventures, former News Sentinel city editor and retired federal court official Don K. Ferguson,… Continue reading From glue pot to blog post

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Alison Stewart sighting

I woke up this morning and lo and behold in my inbox I did see, legit comments on a post I had written in May 2006. What’s up with that? Timeless prose is doubtful. The post happened to be about Alison Stewart and I checked Google trends and her name was No. 18 early today,… Continue reading Alison Stewart sighting

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My Googleganger did it

Looking at Google trends is one of my diversions. Sometimes gamed or “Google bombed,” often weird and very often a good early indicator of mass trends or crazes. Among the top 10 early this morning was the term: Googleganger. It’s not a new word, it’s been around at least a couple of years and why… Continue reading My Googleganger did it

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