Monthly Archives: November 2009

Slate Magazine- Tones, Opinions, and Styles

Slate Magazine is an online magazine with a tone often completely contradictory of what one would expect in a hard news story. The site uses humor and opinion to take stories that are being covered on sites like Nytimes.com and … Continue reading

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Holiday Market at Lane Events Center

Due to the bad weather on the weekend, nobody seems wanted to go out for entertain themselves before the upcoming thanks giving holidays. I accidently get to know there is a holiday market held in the Lane County Fairgrounds for … Continue reading

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Times Newspaper: All-You-Can-Eat

During the weekend, I have read an article “Times Newspaper Outlines All-You-Can-Eat Model,” written by Julian Lee. The article discussed about that the The Times of london are planning to launch a new services to their users that users can … Continue reading

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And we are still talking about newspaper circulation because….?

In an AP article, the discussion is about the decline still occurring in newspaper circulation—hardcopy that is.  I don’t mean to be disrespectful to the author but I truly believe the public has heard enough about this topic.  As a … Continue reading

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We Make the Media

Yesterday I woke up at 5 a.m. (on a Saturday!) to attend the first We Make The Media conference at the University of Oregon in Portland. The conference was marketed as an opportunity for people to plan and build a … Continue reading

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Slow Media

I am writing about the Slow Food movement for part of my enterprise story.  I interviewed a member of Slow Food Eugene last week and he made an off hand comment about Slow Media.  I was curious what “Slow Media” … Continue reading

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Studying Hitchcock might make you a better journalist

I recently read “How Alfred Hitchcock can make you a better storyteller,” a blog entry on the “10,000 Words: Where journalism and technology meet” blog by Mark Luckie.  I found it really interesting how Hitchcock’s filmmaking techniques can be so easily applied … Continue reading

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Roger Mudd gives his two cents

Roger Mudd, a retired newsman who worked with CBS and with famous journalist Walter Cronkite for years, speaks out about the change in journalism from the Daily Press.com. Even though television is still watched by many, television news is changing, … Continue reading

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YouTube Launches Citizen Journo Channel, Transcends Text

Citizen journalism is taking a step beyond the written word with the launch of CitizenNews, a YouTube channel specifically for journos. While video blogs (for which the difficult-to-pronounce term favored by the site is “vlog”) have been a mainstay of … Continue reading

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E-Lud: A True Oregon Eccentric (Profile Attempt #2)

He probably doesn’t realize what he is doing, letting a stranger in his 24th and University house and all. As if the friend of a friend counts as an acquaintance, he seems more than happy to open up his domain … Continue reading

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