Category Archives: Asides

Website hack session tomorrow, Thursday, at 5:00 pm in room 442. Sorry to change the day on you, but the Entrepreneurial Journalism students felt left out. We’ll probably switch back to Wednesday night next week. If you plan to attend, … Continue reading

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New themes and plugins: Oulipo, The Erudite, Graph Paper Press and WooThemes. We’ve installed a number of new WordPress themes that might better fit what you want out of your portfolio. Check them out and let us know what you … Continue reading

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Website hack session tonight at 5 pm in room 442. I’ll be available to take any and all questions about WordPress, HTML/CSS, Javascript or other things you’d like to chat about. If you want feedback on your multimedia project, I’m … Continue reading

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Website hack session tomorrow, Wednesday, at 5:30 pm. Come one, come all! If you have any questions about setting up your personal or project website, using HTML/CSS, want to learn a little bit of Javascript, or anything else, please stop … Continue reading

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ABC News – Japan Earthquake: before and after. Simple but effective interactive before and after photos. Done with Javascript, so it works fine across multiple browsers.

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In case you needed any more motivation to get your portfolio site together, here it is: When the obligatory news industry read – Jim Romenesko‘s blog – picked up an item about a NY Times photo intern involved in a … Continue reading

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Pretty much had to share this, because studies have shown that information retention is significantly higher when facts are delivered via corny rap. FACT. HT @Geekosystem

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New themes: WPFolio, The Morning After, and others from WooThemes. Few new themes available on the network that you might be interested in.

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Ten Slick Portfolio Themes for WordPress. Joe Filippazzo, another helpful resource on the J-School’s IT team, reviews design, presentation, and functionality of ten themes from Graph Paper Press and WooThemes. Leave other themes you’ve found useful in the comments!

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A computational journalism reading list. Excellent resource from Jonathan Stray, interactive technology editor at the Associated Press. This covers everything from data journalism to visualization to filtering and recommendation to measuring public knowledge. If you’re set up with an RSS … Continue reading

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