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Archive for the month “July, 2012”

Who is Aurora Theater Shooting Suspect James Holmes?









My Storify report on recent University of CO neuroscience Ph.D. candidate James Holmes, 24, the shooting suspect in the Aurora theater shooting, since early Friday morning:


Benji’s Blog sums up the emergence of the newspaper producer job!

Benji's Blog

When I started out as a journalist seven years ago, I had no idea what a developer was – columnists and editors were the rock stars of the business, the computer guys were “the IT department” who could upgrade your Photoshop or give Quark a kick when it froze.

Sadly, I’m fairly sure that the majority of journalists still think this way. It’s a real problem. But it’s also an inevitability of industrial change. Journalism is a centuries old business in which the core skills didn’t change until very, very recently – thoughts and words and layouts at the creative end, ink and presses at the production end.

When the digital age kicked in, developers were bundled into the latter camp, as they had to be – the new digital means of production needed to be built, swiftly. It wasn’t necessary for journalists to understand what was going on in…

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The 2012 Peachtree Road Race Finish

The 2012 Peachtree Road Race Finish

The July 4th Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, GA: Always a blast; always a celebration of health and fitness… Southern style.

This is fun—> Well You Don’t Say: 10 W

This is fun—> Well You Don’t Say: 10 White Singers We Once Thought Were Black via @MadameNoire

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