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‘Dateline: RIT – The Podcast’ highlights

A failing grade for BusinessWeek . . . and lawmakers logging on. On “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast” this week, RIT economics professor Thomas Hopkins gives a lesson in Economics 101 about supply-and-demand price elasticity pertaining to healthcare costs. Dr. Hopkins wrote a letter, appearing in the Jan. 29 edition of BusinessWeek, taking the magazine more »

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The making of a podcast (part 4): The final piece of the puzzle

This is the long-awaited final segment in a series of Tiger Beat Blog posts on the making of a podcast (specifically, “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast”). First, a refresher. Last time, I described how the purchase of a Marantz PMD660 portable digital recorder helped overcome audio quality challenges. Remaining, though, was the dilemma of how more »

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A New Year’s gift for you

As my New Year’s gift to you, my dear blog readers, podcast aficionados and Vienna Carvalho groupies, I give you a special edition of “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast”: Dateline: RIT – Bloopers & Outtakes This special episode features the funniest bloopers, gaffes, stumbles, #@%* and outtakes so far from season 1 of “Dateline: RIT more »

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Going all the way (and a bit farther) . . .

A pause from the usual this week. This isn’t about podcasting . . . placements . . . or public relations. In fact, it’s not about University News at all. Because we’re in the news business, I’d like to use this space (as I occasionally used “space” on my old radio show to recognize local more »

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Dateline: RIT e-newsletter published

A brief respite (for both of us) this week from “The making of a podcast” to let you know that the latest Dateline: RIT e-newsletter is available now at http://www.rit.edu/~930www/dateline/archive/dateline_dec06.html. The December newsletter includes links to “RIT in the news” stories previously highlighted on “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast,” along with other news story placements more »

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The making of a podcast (part 3): Fixing the audio

Last time, I explained why I wanted the capability to record telephone conversations for “Dateline: RIT – The Podcast” newsmaker segments, and why I preferred the phone’s lower audio quality (compared with studio quality) for those segments. But I wanted good telephone audio (not necessarily an oxymoron). The solution for improving audio quality, for phone more »

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