Which Schools Have the Best Broadband Connections?
usagov: Access to broadband at school gives teachers and students access to a wealth of online educational resources. With a quality broadband connection, students from rural areas, inner cities and the suburbs have equal access to the same educational tools. To see which areas of the country have high quality broadband access, view the interactive Education Broadband Map.
‘Management unilaterally implemented a policy that restricts the free...– The New York Newspaper Guild’s Peter Szekely explains charges against Thomson Reuters over response to a critical tweet, and other issues.
Photojournalism in the Age of New Media →
drewvigal: While verification can be a technical or legal obstacle for photojournalists utilizing new media as a newsgathering resource, it lies at the heart of the ethical and aesthetic issues of photojournalism and crisis reporting. The economics of breaking news photojournalism is changing constantly. And this issue of verification is critical in shaping it.
News limerick: Boeing's stress fractures
Southwest grounded planes to allay Concerns now that passengers pray They don’t end up grabbin’ Their seats when the cabin Converts to a cabriolet. -Limerick by John Dillon, inspired by safety concerns about Boeing’s older 737s
At 3,062,437, the New York Times remains the only American newspaper with more...– The Wrap’s Media Alley lists the top 20 newspapers on Twitter.
Welcome to Tumblr, T Magazine →
The New York Times makes its first appearance on Tumblr. (We don’t count this “Coming soon!” message, posted June 24 at http://nytimes.tumblr.com/. How do you define soon?)
To describe my influence as “viral” contains the unfortunate connotation that my...– Roy Peter Clark on how to use social networks to brand yourself as a writer.
I always felt, in any town, if I can get to a library, I’ll be OK.– Legendary poet Maya Angelou, whose birthday is today and whose collection she donated to our Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture last year. We did an interview with her at the time for Huffington Post - check it out. And happy birthday, Maya! (via nypl)
If I care enough about your content, you can give it to me on stone tablets in...– Forget Form, It’s About Content (via aakruse)
SB Nation has developed so-called StoryStreams, which use real-time information...– Team From Engadget Makes Jump to SB Nation - NYTimes.com Ooh, do tell more… (via interweber)
Couric: Evening news 'a luxury I’m not sure we’re...
The Associated Press’ David Bauder, confirming reports that have been circulating for weeks, says that Katie Couric is leaving her job as anchor of the “CBS Evening News.” In an interview originally conducted in January 2010, Couric talks about the challenges of today’s journalism. Couric joined CBS in 2006 as the first woman to solo anchor an evening newscast. Mallary...
Hoot Suite's excellent April Fool's joke: Our...
Fresh from my inbox, Hoot Suite’s April Fool’s joke: From: *Ryan Holmes* <email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org» Date: Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 11:27 AM Subject: HootSuite Pivot - CONFIDENTIAL & INTERNAL To: email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> Board, Investors and Friends, Things have been going really well at HootSuite for the last while, but...
News limerick: No Go Daddy
To prove he’s a tough ex-Marine Bob Parsons will slaughter and preen; Since behaving humane Is outside the domain Of egos so elephantine. -Limerick by John Dillon, inspired by the Go Daddy CEO’s hunting trip
What I also really like about Twitter are the flashes of insight you get into...– Clara Jeffery, co-editor of Mother Jones, lays out her media diet. Read more at The Atlantic Wire (via theatlantic)