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Rally for Sanity: Since news outlets barred their employees from attending, I covered the event

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_Tx9kZ1HIs[/tube] This weekend, I gathered with two hundred thousand of my closest friends to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Metro set a record for Saturday ridership. Over eight hundred thousand trips. One hundred thousand more than the previous record, which was … Continue reading

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DC Media Makers meetup at NPR headquarters – Open Source maps

On the fourth Wednesday of each month, DC Media Makers holds a meeting at NPR headquarters to discuss various techie media projects. This month’s DC Media Makers event was a presentation by Ian Cairnes and Robert Soden from Development Seed, … Continue reading

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Yelp is a great tool for stalkers

Jill Foster invited me, along with five other people, to help out with DC Media Makers. We had a little pre-meeting before the DC Media Makers talk at NPR headquarters tonight. It seems like a pretty good group, so I … Continue reading

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Panel of White Men talk about online news

Tonight I went to the Online News Association meetup. A panel of white men talked about how the news associations they worked for were adapting to doing business online. A friend of mine, Beau Dure, was the original blogger, tweeter, … Continue reading

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NPR and Fox News harassed for taking pictures in public

I went to the monthly Media Makers meetup at NPR headquarters, and tweeted a few responses to the conversation at #dcmm. Jen Consalvo, a photographer, talked about her upcoming book, but mostly about digital photography techniques. Jen asked us what … Continue reading

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Interactive Art, or just socializing?

I went to two meetups again tonight – a techie “art” show at a gallery and an online news meetup at Medill. I’ll discuss the second event first. I arrived at the second event a little late. David Wright, an … Continue reading

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New, Social, Public Media

There was a discussion about the difference among New Media, social media, and public media on the public media camp listserv this week. Here’s my response: You might even want to throw public libraries into the mix of public media. … Continue reading

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