Archive for January, 2009

Seeking Feedback

What’s your Boston icon and what’s its power? We are looking for stories about the power of Boston’s “icons.” A photo, building, painting, or..?

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Updike, originally uploaded by WBUR.

John Updike in 2006, good-naturedly awaiting his turn on-air as 90.9.’s resident photographer (who doubles as the head of the new media department) fired away. (more…)

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QuotesNew year, new president, new … new media intern at WBUR. No, I’m not as exciting as the passage of time or President Obama, but I love a good portmanteau, so I’m joining the converstation. My name’s Lexy, and I’m a senior at Boston University, an avid consumer of public media, and one of the recent additions to the team of bright young whippersnappers learning the public radio ropes. (more…)

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Second Thoughts

The next social media geek fest was to be held in March, since we are hosting a local food-blogger get-together on February 26, but having visited Media Nation, I now find myself rather guiltily reconsidering holding off until March. (more…)

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Monday Afternoon Fun

Treat, originally uploaded by wasabicube.

You know the drill: Public radio is a rarefied stew of heavy reportage and deep analysis. Car Talk is one of the few salutatory antidotes to the immobilizing profundity of it all. (more…)

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RSS + MP3, originally uploaded by Alan Joyce.

In all my ebullience over the sublime new Here & Now website, I egregiously forgot to mention that the the audio is now served up in good-old fashioned mp3, thereby ending Real Media’s lock on the site, a longstanding frustration of many listeners, which I heartily shared. (more…)

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Months ago, I revealed to you the master plan. Here is the latest chalk mark on the wall. Curtain up and Here & Now step forward on the proscenium and take a long, proud bow.

The new Here & Now, originally uploaded by WBUR. (more…)

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