Mark on December 30th, 2009

The chart at left has been on a lot of minds today and, rightfully so, showing as it does an Everest-like profile of what’s happened with newspaper industry jobs over the past half-century or so. (I’ve purposefully made the chart small: you really should go see the original at Silicon Alley Insider.) As someone who […]

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Mark on November 20th, 2009

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Mark on September 13th, 2008

One of the things I wanted to do this summer was convert the college newspaper site from Joomla to Drupal. There’s nothing wrong with Joomla as a CMS, but I couldn’t make it work the way I wanted for a newspaper site, and I figured if I was going to have to learn something in […]

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Mark on May 14th, 2008

Online polls don’t mean much. In a lot of cases they don’t even reflect a snapshot of the visitors to the site, merely a snapshot of those interested in clicking on the buttons. But there is something interesting about one being run by Robert Niles at Online Journalism Review. It asks visitors to compare their […]

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