Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’


One of the things I get a kick out of is that as we cover social media (and the Internet in general), we are also engaged in that very space, trying to figure out its relevance to what we do behind the studio glass. (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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WBUR’s Facebook page, originally uploaded by WBUR.

We social media neophytes can no longer afford to leave Facebook stewing on 90.9’s back burner, seeing as it has exponentially mushroomed over the last couple of years like forest fungi after a summer tempest. (Is it possible someone out there is not on Facebook? Okay, there’s dear old Mom … that’s one. Who else?) We now must front the daunting challenge of how to use it effectively and make it relevant to you, our listeners. (more…)

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La Brea Tar Pits, originally uploaded by chadada.

I’m trying. I really am.

I refuse to be a representative voice of an old (can we substitute “traditional” instead?) media behemoth, infatuated with its girth and bellowing calls, blissfully ignorant of the tar pits ahead; dismissive of the fleet-footed rodents scurrying underfoot. (more…)

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Facebook, originally uploaded by Laughing Squid.

Between drinks at a going-away shindig for the estimable Gabe O’Connor, the topic of Facebook came up. The conversation that followed reinforced what us self-satisfied new media hipsters first became aware of when setting up WBUR’s Facebook account: A sizable chunk of our radio peers have already been there, done that. Egos are still listing. (more…)

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