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Are we watching you?

I’m a regular reader of Al’s Morning Meeting on Poynter.org. I confess, I regularly skim the headlines to see if something pops out at me rather than read the entire thing. Something popped out this morning, though. (It’s the item at the end.) Is This What You Want Your College (Or Future Employer) to Know more »

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Another analogy: Artwork vs. doodles?

You may have seen my guest essay, in which I did some flogging on blogging and wrogging, in the op-ed section of the Democrat and Chronicle on March 27. If you’ve been following the discussion here the past couple weeks—particularly the one surrounding my March 17 post, “Writing vs. blogging: Why they’re not the same more »

Categories: Blogging 6 Comments

The WWW is the blog to my internet

I’m in a dusty cubicle in the center of a nearly windowless buidling. The color scheme is rich with almonds, yellows, and faded browns. The colors of a fading photograph. The chair I’m in isn’t comfortable and I’m drinking coffee I don’t even like. My name is Pete Karl. I’m a web developer for University more »

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RIT in the news: A “swinging” story

We spend a lot of time here talking about the research and the experts that get RIT placed in local and national publications. Yeah, it’s all great stuff! But that doesn’t necessarily shed much light on what makes our university such a remarkable community. Enter the Bright Spot, that highly coveted slice of broadcast real more »

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Writing vs. blogging: Why they’re not the same thing

In my previous post, I raised the issue of blog and blogger credibility. So, you decide if you feel I’m qualified to post public relations tips here. My background: I have more than 20 years of professional experience in the media and public relations. Before ‘switching sides’ for good, I worked in radio for 18 more »

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Blog housekeeping

If you don’t care about behind-scenes-blogging stuff, skip this and read about Paul running across campus with a trophy in hand (or something like that) two posts down. I, however, am a technophiliac who loves understanding how and why things work. Especially when they stop working. Which happens ocassionally after I fiddle with them. That more »

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