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Corruption

Corruption

via queenofspainblog.com I was a witness to the PJs at the Reynolds School of Journalism. I was so glad of the opportunity to have someone as successful and prolific as Erin speak to J-school students and especially professors about new media, getting personal, and still being a good storyteller. Erin Kotecki Vest + Jeff Howe […]

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Sex versus religion

Sex versus religion

via floatingsheep.org Sam sent me a link to this interesting map using geotags with references to Sex, Allah, Hindu, Buddha, and Jesus. My concern is that the geotagged places may not have been done by locals, but by tourists. This map seems to imply that these tags reflect local values and beliefs. But what if […]

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The iPad: Where are the women on Apple’s branding team? – Feministing

The iPad: Where are the women on Apple’s branding team? – Feministing

via feministing.com Ann on Feministing posted this neato picture of Steve Jobs holding up the iPad, which sounds suspiciously like a feminine hygiene product. But the iPad doesn’t come with wings, so boo on Apple for that! Here is the problem with not doing user testing or doing bad user testing: you come out with […]

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Future of journalism lies in mentorship, not self-aggrandizing

Because we all know a few asshole editors. Seriously, I find that many newsrooms foster an unhealthy competitive environment where journalists would rather slit each others' throats than collaborate on a story. A former Mizzou student in journalism told me tales of sabotage. This in the esteemed Reynolds School of Journalism. It's really time to […]

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