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The care and feeding of geeks

This is my first official post as the University News ‘behind the scenes web tech something something’ blogger. Every week I’ll be supplying our readers with either a behind-the-scenes look at my problems as a web developer here (and how I solve them), an interesting PR-related resource or both. :) Moving on to the post, more »

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Design patterns for journalists

While making my usual rounds through Mike Rundle (and company)’s 9rules Network, this article from Mark Friesen’s Newsdesigner.com caught my eye. In it, he rounds up all the usual mainstream news sources, and groups papers by the angle they took on the recent coverage of the events involving Al-Zarqawi. I’ve been checking Newsdesigner.com at least more »

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Midday meal marks Mary J for maximum merriment

Last Friday RIT’s Government and Community Relations division celebrated another year having successfully navigated the currents of public relations. We rode aboard Corn Hill Navigation’s antique watercraft, the Mary Jemison. Departing from the newly constructed Corn Hill Landing, we were transported down the Genessee River to where it meets the Erie Canal, and back again. more »

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Blogs in the news

Had Mark Cuban been a subscriber to The Tiger Beat he may have saved himself one hundred thousand dollars. Mark Cuban, the eccentric billionaire-owner of the Dallas Mavericks was recently fined $100k for blogging…on his own personal website. Okay, so he wasn’t actually fined for the act of blogging, but he was fined for his more »

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