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New news?

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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In just mere months the hype over a possible online news publishing plan from Apple has grown exponentially. This became truly evident when I watched a short video put together at the Sports Illustrated interactive department. What they’ve shown is possible makes my mind explode with the scenarios. They are endless. Yes, the future is […]

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Public Ad Campaign continues its war on ads

Posted on 11. Nov, 2009 by .

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On October 25 Jordan Seiler, originator of Public Ad Campaign, organized hundreds of activists to take back their streets. Their fight wasn’t against drugs or other well know illegal activities, but street level advertising. It’s a fight he’s been trying to win for almost a decade. On the 25th many of artists went out in […]

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Smokers could lose their flavor.

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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On the heels of proposed smoking bans reported by the New York Times, the city council has approved a ban on flavored tobacco. I’ve never been fan of smoking in public. I don’t like walking down the sidewalk and getting plumes of smoke in my face, being ashed on, or dealing with rude smokers who […]

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Another audio slideshow for your enjoyment.

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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This is something I pasted together using two different projects. Just for fun.

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More from the harvest festival.

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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Here is a small video to accompany the previous slideshow. Hooray technology!

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Harvesting some fun.

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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Residents of Manhattan and other corners of New York coalesced in the Upper West Side this weekend to celebrate the coming of fall during the 21st annual Upper Broadway Harvest Festival. The crowds were not nearly as large as those running the streets of Little Italy during the Feast of San Gennaro, but that didn’t […]

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A new lesson each day.

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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For the first few weeks of my graduate program I was really feeling the pressure. But after coordinating with other students on varying stories the experience has only heightened my passionate pursuit of collaborative journalism. Here’s just one example. Lets hope more of this type of work will follow!

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One risky vaccine.

Posted on 07. Oct, 2009 by .

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Flu viruses take a ride on cilia in the human body (photo courtesy National Geographic) The flu. Who doesn’t expect to catch it at some point in the flu season? In mid-September the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the newest vaccine against the flu. This time it was for the infamous H1N1, or swine flu. Doctors and health […]

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To ask, or not to ask?

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by .

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Permission n., The act of permitting; consent; authorization. It’s a good thing to ask for when you’re journalist, but when do you need to ask for it? Most news organizations and colleges recognize different situations when it’s necessary to attain it. While asking for it before taping conversations and photographing people is common knowledge to […]

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Red Hook, Brooklyn business, still growing strong

Posted on 23. Sep, 2009 by .

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Anyone who walks the streets of Brooklyn can see the growing base of local store and restaurant owners. They bustle about their storefronts, trying to tempt any who pass by with their warm hospitality and unique products. Although some stores have produced sister sites, Brooklynites continue to note new store openings each week. In a […]

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