Archive for May, 2010

New Orleans on Tonight’s (5/18) TV Show Chronicle

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

I just saw a commercial for tonight’s (5/18) Chronicle episode highlighting New Orleans. It airs at 7:30 pm on WCVB, The Boston Channel. It could contain useful information about this year’s SLA Annual Conference location.

Analysis of Changes in News Libraries

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Toby Pearlstein and James Matarazzo, colleges in the Boston SLA community, write about the transition in media libraries in a recent Information Today. Thanks, Garrett, for the FYI.

Data Visualization Tools

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

For some data visualization fun, check out Web Seer. Type somewhat similar, but different, bits in each box to see what the popular search suggestions are (like what Google and other engines autocomplete when you when you start typing in its search box). For some amusing examples, try “is my daughter” in one box and […]

5/18 Berkman Lunch: Social Media Journalism and the Changing Roles of Journalists

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Tuesday’s (5/18) Berkman Center for Internet & Society lunch discussion about journalism and social media should interest quite a few of you. Tune into the webcast or attend in person: 12:30 pm ET, 23 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA. “Topic: Social Media Journalism and the Changing Roles of Journalists Guest: Miriam Meckel Technologies of participation empower […]