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First blogging. Now podcasting. It’s an exciting time for University News as we venture into “new media” territory for news and information dissemination. (That’s especially true for people like me—when I began in radio, I wrote newscasts using a typewriter, edited audiotape with a razor blade, and cued up vinyl records on a turntable.) In more »

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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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News & Events: As I see it

They’ve got me—I’ve been recruited to enter the Blogosphere. Trust me, I’m one of the most non-technical people I know—I can definitely survive sans computer, Blackberry, PDA and cell phone. (And, I only pretend that I know what a Blackberry is.) But, I’m up for anything, so here I go… As managing editor of News more »

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The Digg.com of PR blogging

If you look past the gritty facade of prblogger.com, you’ll find a swelling archive of PR and marketing tips from one Stephen Davies. His latest post describes a PR site that uses “non-hierarchical, democratic editorial control.” Like the immensly popular digg.com, New PR is host to user submitted, democratically featured links (the difference in this more »

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Monkeys in the middle

You remember that game, right? The one your older siblings thought was so much fun. They’d toss a ball back and forth while you scurried between them. You were never quite sure which side to lean toward in hopes of snatching it. But this much was certain—if you stayed in the middle, you’d never get more »

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And the winner is… University News

We spend most of our time toiling behind the scenes so that others can capture the glory. We accept that. It’s the nature of public relations. That said, the Public Relations Society of America offers us an opportunity each year to bask in the spotlight. The Rochester chapter of PRSA held its ceremony for the more »

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