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Passing In Review #2 09.03.31 0602, originally uploaded by rowland-w.

It’s smooth sailing, more or less, at this point in the wbur.org redesign process. Some choppy waters are inevitably ahead, given how momentous the journey is; still it’s remarkable how things, at the moment at least, seem to be gliding along. Of course, that is always the case after entering the eye.
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Clint Cavanaugh introduces the Twitterati to the WBUR studios during the fourth social media event, originally uploaded by WBUR.

Last evening’s social media event drew our largest crowd to date. I guesstimate about 30+ people passed through our doors. Thank you to all who braved traffic-clogged Commonwealth Avenue and those insufferable stuffed-to-busting Green Line trains. I hope you found the event justified the hassle. And I was glad to see about 12 folks at the post-session eat-and-drink. The Sunset owes me a commission. 😉 (more…)

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IMG_0795, originally uploaded by WBUR.

The content management system was sputtering and spitting bolts in all directions today, sending managers and an assortment of producers scurrying for cover. (more…)

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Greg Hawkes, originally uploaded by WBUR.

My photography skills are constrained by a considerable lack of talent, and the ego takes a fresh bruising every time I click through the Listener Photo Project.

Through gritted teeth I thank you all. (more…)

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Five Geese, originally uploaded by emorgan49.

Today I’ll try to be brief to make amends for my recent meandering, self-indulgent, windy posts.

As I blogged before, a gasket-blowing photo CMS pushed me into the arms of Flickr. But since I can be a little delayed on the uptake, it took months before I came to appreciate its community-building ramifications. (Wow! Comments!).

The Listener Photo Project was born from this dawning realization. And for those that don’t know what I am talking about, please click here. Currently, we are up to 97 members. Not too shabby eh? We founded the group (course, others did all the work), but as Jeff Jarvis observes “Communities are owned by the community.” I have taken that to heart and tossed the keys to one listener, and should any one else want to help drive please holler.

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A Few Brief Words of Thanks

A 411-word discourse on the merits of brevity has inspired me to prove I can be pithy as the next blogger…. (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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