Author Archives: Patrick Wall

Round II: Brooklyn East Collegiate vs. P.S. 9

Armed with two minutes and a microphone, community leaders, parents and teachers will testify on Friday about a controversial plan to open a charter middle school in Brooklyn. Parents of P.S. 9, a popular elementary school that would share space … Continue reading

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Wall – Portfolio Site Analytics

Reader Metrics Top 5 All-Time Posts and Pages Boys and Girls High School Struggles to Survive (271) — I’m pretty sure the sole reason this is the top page is because an alumni group from the school promoted it heavily … Continue reading

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Brilliant Senior Voice-Overs (revised)

Revisions to the video: * updated lower thirds to include job info about the characters * added Debbie soundbite (1:07) explaining why her class is important/news value: aging population = more seniors = greater demand for advertising directed at seniors … Continue reading

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Brilliant Senior Voice-Overs

Voice-over classes for senior citizens – it’s a brilliant idea. Literally. Debbie Brilliant, 52, founded Brilliant Senior Voice-Overs earlier this year. Each week, Brilliant welcomes a small group of students aged 55 and older into her Upper East Side apartment. … Continue reading

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Charter vs. Traditional: Comparing Bed-Stuy’s Public Schools (Revised)

They’re super schools sent to save America’s neediest children. Or they’re corporate creations meant to privatize America’s public school system. Whatever else they are, charter schools are controversial. Last month, a panel full of mayoral appointees voted to close 22 … Continue reading

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Portfolio Update – Social Media Extension

I created a Flickr account to host my photos. I’m still in the process of filling out my profile, uploading photos and writing descriptions for my photos. I’ve added a Flickr stream in the sidebar of my homepage. This seems … Continue reading

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Charter vs. Traditional: Comparing Bed-Stuy’s Public Schools

They’re super schools sent to save America’s neediest children. Or they’re corporate creations meant to privatize America’s public school system. Whatever else they are, charter schools are controversial. Last month, a panel full of mayoral appointees voted to close 22 … Continue reading

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Portfolio: Patrick Wall

Here’s my finished portfolio site. I chose a new theme that, I hope, looks a little more professional and provides a cleaner front page. Though you can still scroll down without ever clicking and see more of my work, you … Continue reading

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My portfolio site

I’ve already started working on my portfolio site. Its pages include: “Selected Work,” “About,” “Resume,” “Clips,” and “Contact.” Currently the “Share This” plug-in is activated.  I might add: Twitter Tools, Apture, Embedly and Google Analyticator. One improvement I want to … Continue reading

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How Tsunamis Happen

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