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Summertime meditations on social media (part 1): Twitter for ‘newbies’

At RIT University News, we do our best to stay current on trends in social media (and between all of us, I think we do pretty well). RIT News was an early adopter of Facebook and Twitter, produced news podcasts before most universities and launched a YouTube channel early on. Plus, this blog was one more »

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Under the Hood: More about Team UNS, Part I

In most of my posts so far, I’ve talked about what I do and how I’m adjusting. I briefly mentioned a couple of writers in a previous post, so I thought it would be helpful to introduce some of the other faces behind University News. Let’s start at the top: Bob Finnerty is our chief more »

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A day with an RIT hockey player

My roots in the communication industry began in sports. I started my career as a part-time “outfielder” in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle sports department. Working in the world of sports can be tough. Sporting events typically take place on nights and weekends—when most of us hope to be spending time with family and friends. more »

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‘Ritchie’ faces the nation

In case you missed it: Ritchie Faces the Nation RIT mascot Ritchie the Tiger was interviewed by CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent and “Face the Nation” host, Bob Schieffer. Among the topics they discussed, Schieffer grilled Ritchie about his “unmascot-like” conduct at the 2010 NCAA Frozen Four men’s hockey tournament, and Ritchie has a lukewarm more »

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Top RIT news stories, videos and podcasts for April

Without question, RIT’s trip last month to the NCAA’