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The kitten rescued from the shipwreck we found is still with us and has started an account for her: follow !
At Hintonburg Public House, where staff and clientèle seem to be enacting old episodes of Portlandia.
Male colleague: "Don't mind her, she's on her period." Me: "If I had to bleed to find you annoying, I'd be anaemic."
Last time a man called me a bitch for ignoring his unwelcome advances, I barked at him loudly & repeatedly until he ran away
How news outlets handle requests to unpublish digital content
Superior Court Justice Ian Nordheimer ruled in favour of the media in disclosing wiretap information in judgment sent just now.
There exists a product called "Thundershirt," which is far less exciting than it sounds: a shirt that reduces anxiety in dogs.
Webcast: How to Build Cross Platform HTML5 Games for Mobile & Web < learn more about my new Impact starter kits.
Just finished book "The Pipeline and the Paradigm: Keystone XL, Tar Sands and the battle to diffuse the carbon bomb"
Horror of North Korean prison camps exposed at U.N. panel hearing
Maslow's hierarchy of needs re-imagined for the 21st century via
Probably easier to just snap a couple pictures and have these guys mail you a key:
Blinking text is gone from the internet, but never from my heart
Thomas Beller on childhood, Nabokov, and learning how to ride a bike:
Nepean, but we ate it in the womb.
Good article in Atlantic magazine, challenging belief that women over 35 are less fertile than younger women.
How a small newsroom in Paris's Bastille neighborhood is turning into France's most important independent watchdog.
Google Parliament "street" view: Tetris for Canadian political geeks
There's something bizarre and baffling at the edge of our solar system.
Have you read the weird, wonderful story of Norm Macdonald's Twitter book club yet? (FYI: he'll probably block you.)
I humbly offer my personal 'rules for twitter'. Not everyone has same outlook, but I hope some find this useful:
“Rape is a four-letter word, so is debt to many women.” Good one.
John McCallum is telling the best ever story about the dystopian hell dimension into which we would be plunged if the Senate disappeared.
I just realized that, in a fit of initial panic, I subscribed to Newsblur, which also seems to have potential.
Nice shot showing detail of an old book - well used.
UK government announces "Cloud First" procurement policy:
RT : Painting Signs with Mr. Sign: CreativeMornings brings Dave Arnold back to town
Star investigation: Millions in taxpayer-funded consulting work kept secret
Canada's trade deal with the EU is facing its moment of truth- could be beaten by US deal; might not happen.
Get ready for next week’s and download the Access Economics Brief summary
Enigma (a TC Disrupt winner) exposes a universe of public data: Hope they expand beyond the US.
A great big volunteer collective helps proofread (and improve) the already fabulous Project Gutenberg stash of books:
RT : Real, but earlier reports said they were all safe.
Pocket offers publishers free ‘save for later’ tools, dashboard to track how readers are saving and reading stories:
My paper is out! The value of social media to public service : , thx
Worth looking back at '04 in from Howell Raines where "International NYT" plan is floated
Bad news, digital media strategists! You've just been replaced by this:
hacks DoJ website for Aaron Swartz via
New Kadypost: Full text of Bloc bid to kibosh the Clarity Act
/bookmarks for weekend RT : BBC's In Our Time on Thomas Malory's "Le Morte Darthur"
What is one benefit of the social resume to the recruiter/hiring manager? (via )
Questioning the network: The year in social media research via
The paradox of reporting on sex & sexuality: Our sources may be hurt by telling us stories we hope will lift stigmas
If your Gmail is disorganized, this set of six different labels can help keep it organized all the all time:
Everything you always wanted to know about filibuster reform (but were afraid to ask)
Thinking of buying traditional north Swedish beak boots. But maybe black.
This is Kickstarter for books and it's cool and I can't believe I hadn't heard of it until now. via
Hidden history like this is what proves Dr. Johnson right RT : On the banks of the Thames at Limehouse.
Weekend catch-up: Tool of the week for journalists: Conweets, for tracking Twitter conversations
The Julia Child Recipes Home Cooks Still Make
The future of journalism is... branded
How Google uses a probabilistic algorithm & evolving list of words/phrases to make smarter autocorrections, in
Watching right now …this is very, very cool:
When I die bury me in this bacon coffin.
GIMME RT : Wi-Fi blocking wallpaper coming soon
My editorial on Day One, the best journaling app I've ever used. You gotta try it.
Investigative news YouTube channel 'The I Files' launches
This is a great social media monitoring tool I have been looking at.
If you had Apple's $117 billion in cash, what would you buy? From Sprint to Path, 6 ideas from
the paidContent pC50 media ranking and links to all of our related coverage here:
Am I the only one who had no idea that there's a Canadian folk music "walk of fame" in Old Ottawa South? I just stepped on Joni Mitchell.
If Twitter doesn't reinstate Guy Adams, it's a defining moment | Dan Gillmor via
Since this has encompassed the past year of my life, a great article on content workflow:
new from me at GigaOM: "What the mainstream media could learn from BuzzFeed" tip
. updates social media guidelines: Journalists allowed to tweet breaking news if they have informed the newsdesk
It does provoke a really interesting question: Is Twitter merely its data + network, or is it the experience? Twitter's arguing the latter.
"ObamaCare": the key questions and answers
. has a 96% renewal rate for its digital subscriptions
This month's cover story: Why women still can't have it all, by
“: Granatstein’s infatuation with the Harper govt’s defence policies begins to wane: ”
Get your tickets for Wednesday's with Ipsos ASI's Chris Greenfield and learn whether your marketing works.
Load them fonts! Star accidentally prints step-by-step instructions for its weather map package in today's paper.
Ethics panel not impressed as Sun News' Levant tells banana exec and his mother to do inappropriate things together.
Introducing a new, non-evil way to share our stories on Facebook.
Human barometers — an article to prove to naysayers your weather migraine is not fiction.
No, no, the time has not come to talk of cannibals & things you would have done better. My column:
How to boost your salary if you don't have a college degree
RT : One week left for to apply for the
if you liked SOPA and PIPA, you're going to love it when the United Nations takes over the internet:
Awesome story of 22-year-old ex-Hasidic woman experiencing "secular dating" for the first time:
Alan Rusbridger on The Guardian’s open journalism, paywalls, and why they’re pre-planning more of the newspaper
How can we help crack journalism's glass ceiling? Join & for a live chat about this @ 3pm ET:
RT : How the social impact of the internet far exceeds its actual commercial possibilities:
RT 4 Reasons Journalists Should Use The Cloud:
RT 7 Tips For Climbing The Editorial Ladder
New transparency about copyright removal requests: Google gets >250K requests each week.
Job Opportunities: Digital reporters for New Jersey's largest news website,
How is Social Media Impacting Traditional News Distribution? .
I am in love with Rebecca MacKinnon's talk about internet freedom
day two with Rebecca Mackinnon.
Need that perfect Father's Day gift? Handcrafted trout nets, made by my father. Mention this tweet and get 10% off.
Survey: Sunday show viewers, NPR listeners most informed, Fox News and MSNBC viewers least informed
Me In : For the first time, a majority of the unemployed have attended college.
Wrongs and rights: how did Quebec’s student standoff come to this? traces the trail
Apply now for Postmedia/Calgary Herald Michelle Lang Fellowship. Deadline June 21. Great chance for new
What's a good journalistic portfolio? Live Poynter chat at 3 p.m. ET with Marc Samson, co-founder of Pressfolios. |
Sarah Polley makes me proud to have been a child actor. "Sexuality and Other Female (Film) Troubles"
Hey, let me tell you about my mom all day because my therapist doesn't work Sundays.
Negative Seo a- Traffic Planet Breaks the Story on How to Kill Your Competitors Google Rankings: 'Ultimately...
Thanks Dan! RT any students wanting to progress in digital/social marketing, thoroughly recommend 'End of Business as Usual'
'It is time to take storytelling seriously'
Using social media at work makes it hard to be a human. My new piece for
Good stuff: "What Everyone Needs to Learn from the Data Journalism Handbook"
Amazing data interactive: How should transform Canada? A special project from
RT : Stop the forced testing and outing of in Greece. Sign the petition.
Every policy wonk should be reading the McSweeneys series, "American Policy Suggestions from a Chicago Sports Fan"
Very sad to learn my tenancy is to be terminated and I will be forced to leave my apartment days ahead of the opening ceremony.
Pinterest and Flickr Make Photo Attribution Easier -
THIS --> Surely there's a smarter approach to smart cities? (Wired UK) (via Instapaper)
Ever thought about starting a hyperlocal news website? This 1-day course explains how
How social media is changing the nature of truth (and lies) in
I bid you all good night with a classic Swedish lullaby: "Trollmors vaggsång" ("The troll mother's lullaby"):
If you are developing for web, Firefox is really fantastic especially for explaining layout to business users:
Huffington to news orgs: Stop fetishizing social media
Using Facebook Interests Lists To Improve EdgeRank
Some funny tweets here: 'Pierre Poutine: Who are you?' a Storify via
Apple says the A5X chip in the new iPad has "quad-core graphics," but it's not a quad-core processor. A good explainer.
Good tips here for | The ultimate guide to Facebook fan engagement via
How to save a Maine newspaper: Guild quietly approaches wealthy buyer, who rescues staff from bad contract
Guardian says open journalism is the only way forward
Is linking a ‘keystone habit’ that can convert newsrooms to ‘open journalism?’
Participatory Journalism review in Journalism by : "A critical read for scholars & journalism practitioners"
MT : discussion on the origins /threats facing public broadcasters in Cda & US, in Feb 10:
In case you missed it, Don Gibb gives tips on writing obituaries that humanize and celebrate a life
First , then identity: What we can learn from Chinese censorship via
What is Wikipedia? & other questions about the past AND FUTURE answered by Steve Murray or hashtag
So...women who are developing mobile apps...apply! cc
Free excerpt from the audiobook. Still in time for that last-minute gift....
Canon EF 50mm f1.8 AKA the 'Thrifty 50'. A great lens for the price especially if you're getting started with photography.
Good lessons from : How a Digital First approach guides a journalist’s work
Interesting. Anyone out there using ? How's it working? MT : Coming War for the Social Workplace
Using As a Tool In Investigative Journalism
How will you trick out your new Facebook Timeline? Grab some inspiration from these creative examples -
Publishing Your News Content to Google Currents (by )
Nifty trick for using simple Visual Basic code and Excel to find differences in lists via
Reuters' may have just created the most epic Storify ever. A timeline of 2011's uprising and protests
Is it Wednesday already? This week we've got 11 new distraction-free wallpapers full of great color and texture:
Interesting visualizations. RT : What Facebook knows about you
And, if you're ready to kick your Excel habit, try this:
Consultants rejoice! Microsoft launches , looks to make spreadsheets both hip and exciting:
Huge. Literally. Via : DataSift To Offer Access To Historical Tweets
RT : How Journalists Can Use Storify To Cover Any Type Of Meeting (by )
The New Twitter: Everything You Need to Know [VIDEO]
There's still time to sign up for Intro to Multimedia Journalism. It starts today online:
You can also now embed Tweets all over the web. More on this great new feature here:
Interesting. MT : The just-out Election 2012 app breaks new ground in linking out to the competition
Check out the 's amazing interactive on the spread of misinformation on Twitter during the U.K. riots:
Tool of the week for journalists – Buffer, for scheduling tweets
Twitter’s Top 10 Remarkable Tweet Stories of the Year:
RT : The All New Muck Rack Tracks What Journalists Are Talking About On Twitter:
Amazon is pushing for easier-to-open packages. Some of them are tough, aren't they? VIDEO:
The life of stories and interviews on the web is fascinating. In the old days a story in a major paper some times...
It's S52 of the Broadcasting Act, fwiw:
. getting So. Much. press this past month RT Klout Scores Sort Out Social Media Stars:
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9 out of 10 male. Average age 26. How can attract a broader set of editors?
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Very funny piece on the Occupy thingy from Scott Vrooman of Picnicface:
China to step up social media censorship: CCP responds to boldness of microblogging. by via
Yes, but. If you frustrate and discourage journos from using the ATI Act, they'll stop. And that's not in the public interest.
Oh, and incidentally, this proves that everything economists think they know about economics is wrong. So there.
I wrote this op/ed about growing up gay for my hometown newspaper. RT : The arithmetic of shame:
I'm live blogging the News Corp annual meeting, with help from on the scene in LA
'Keep it Simple and Shareable or Keep It Significant and Shareable' : post from on social media breakup
Great summary of essential tools for data journalism, via . I would add regular expressions
A short documentary provide a glimpse inside . WATCH:
Exactly how I approach my work: RT : Don't try to go too big too soon -- start small and slow an… (cont)
Reading list: Ethan Marcotte's 2010 treatise on responsive web design:
At we talk aboutthis quite a bit, couldn't agree more: RT : How to fail in a quic… (cont)
I'm hardly in position to judge, but Paul Krugman seems awfully persuasive on this point. Anyone?
RT : Livestreaming now: Open Source in the Newsroom. More content on the session page ...
Invest in this - ifyou're going to do ONLY one thing: MT : Yep agree :Be human with you… (cont)
My advice for : Don't assume what works on your site will fly on your social channels. Experiment, iterate, discover what works.
At announces "standout" tag for publishers to identify scoops, best story of the day
Turn those unused gift cards into cold hard cash.
This, too, must be repeated until it ceases to be so damned funny to those who remember The McLaughlin Group. VIDEO
How private is that text message?:
E-readers don't have to require a constant outlay of cash, just a library card!
Showdown! Afghan parliament tells the IEC to get stuffed. This should be interesting.
hipsters, has found your next big thing: Mexican Pointy Boots VIDEO
Tim Cook to Apple employees: "Tim loves lampple"
The US Consulate is hiring a Media Assistant:
Inflation is not the solution to the ailing economy: A sharp warning from Robert Samuelson -
Do you text on the go? Brief survey from university researchers on "nomadic texting" Please RT!
What do you buy the budding robber baron, post-colonial tyrant or super villain who has everything? via
"Brooklyn Books of Wonder" -- a seriously overdue takedown of the precious literary scene:
The Movemberists are $100 shy of $3K raised for prostate cancer research. Your donations make it happen >> http://bit.ly/b9ZHep
From the Washington Post. Why you're seeing more copy-editing errors in The Post. http://qurl.com/fvf5v