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The state of ‘old media’

Is radio dying? Well, sort of (at the moment anyway)—but probably not for good. Historically, whenever newer media technologies have competed with older forms, both typically evolved and survived. (For radio, it’s not even the first time it has met such a challenge. You might’ve heard about last century’s breakthrough technology known as television, which more »

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Cracking the 300 daily visitors barrier

University News and this blog reached a milestone this week as the number of visitors to the blog surpassed 300 on a single day (totaling 316 on Jan. 19) and, for the first time, tallied more than 250 visitors for three consecutive days (Jan. 19-21)—figures five to six times the previous norm for a typical more »

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Happy New Year, happy new podcasts

Kicking off the new year with notes on new podcasts: WITR Men’s Hockey Postgame Rewind Introducing a new regular podcast featuring a replay of WITR-FM (89.7) postgame shows—including scoring recap, interview with Head Coach Wayne Wilson and other highlights. If you missed an original broadcast or want to replay one, visit www.rit.edu/news/podcasts (new episodes available more »

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Getting it straight from the Wolf’s mouth

RIT Student Government President Ed Wolf recently paid a visit to Studio 86 to talk about RIT’s past, present and future (as he sees it). What I’ve enjoyed most in talking with some of RIT’s student leaders—including Ed and, last year, former Reporter magazine editor in chief Jen Loomis—is their frankness. As good as other more »

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The fall lineup…

Just as the major television networks make a hullabaloo over their new fall schedules, I thought I’d do the same in revealing the RIT News podcast lineup for the “new season.” So, with great fanfare and hullabaloo (use your imagination here), I’m happy to announce that two of last season’s podcasts have been renewed for more »

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New heights—and depths—for RIT student project

With the Independence Day holiday almost here, what better story to share than RIT engineering alum Dan Scoville’s recent discovery of the Revolutionary War-era British warship HMS Ontario in Lake Ontario? See and read more about this amazing discovery, and learn about remote-operated vehicle technology originally developed by RIT students that helped make the find more »

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