Archive for June, 2008

Resonable Doubts

Courtroom One Gavel, originally uploaded by Joe Gratz.

We have spent a lot of our time of late tinkering with 2.0 tools.

Much of our time is spent tearing out of whole chunks of WBUR and scattering the bits before the winds of Web 2.0: Dollops of local news here, a generous slab of On Point there. Snippets of audio, video, and photographs sprinkled here, there, everywhere. (more…)


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Getting to Know You

Sprinkles aka “Jimmies”, originally uploaded by Qfamily.

Hello, my name is Will Roseliep and I’m a summer intern for On Point. They’re keeping me busy over in the Southwest corner of the building, but when I get a free moment Ken George has graciously allowed me to blog for The ConverStation. Ken has done a fantastic job getting The ConverStation off the ground and into the public radio/new media consciousness, so I know the bar is set pretty high for guest bloggers. Let’s hope that if I can’t clear it I’ll at least ably limbo underneath. (more…)

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Here Today Gone Tomorrow

Here & Now_large, originally uploaded by WBUR.

In the recent past we talked about the logo. That “angry,” epithet-laced logo the majority of you judged ill-fitting to a public radio show, a consensus shared by many here at 90.9. (more…)

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Monday Blues, originally uploaded by Cvalentine.

Phew. Another fundraiser has come and gone.

WBUR’s Steve Brown has some words of thanks here (you will need to scroll down to the comments section to read them). And thank you, Steve, for posting that, completely unprompted by yours truly. (more…)

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A Kvetch, originally uploaded by mrs deedop.

My request for feedback largely fell on deaf ears with a couple of notable exceptions. Thank you, Anali. And my special thanks to speed blogger Adam Gaffin for his considered analysis of the ‘bur homepage: (more…)

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Car Talk Mug, originally uploaded by WBUR.

I must be crazy for rewarding people for criticizing us. Perhaps so.

Regardless, here it goes:

Take a long, hard look at wbur.org and affiliated websites. (more…)

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That Time Again, originally uploaded by WBUR.

Things remain calm…for now. (more…)

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