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Blue Tuna

Thursday last, 40-plus food bloggers of various stripes invaded the station as part of the second local food blogger meet-up “sponsored” by 90.9. For a couple of hours that evening, foodies outnumbered the old-fashioned radio folk. Had a coup been successfully staged, you’d now be tuning to “Boston’s NPR Food Station.” Think of the possibilities! (more…)

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Flu Shots

Outbreaks are tailor-made for social media. There’s the Google map mash-up, the Centers for Disease Control Twitter-feed, and now NPR has lauched its very own “flu blog,” pithily titled “Flu Shots.”

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@bostonmarketer and @JoselinMane

@bostonmarketer and @JoselinMane

Yes, it has happened before.

Check this out. Not only that, we’ve had one of the regular attendees to the @wbur Tweet-ups report for us. (more…)

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"Ring and Spring" Microphones, originally uploaded by jschneid.

Vivian Schiller, who helms National Public Radio, spoke from DC with Tom Ashbrook yesterday. Check out the lively conversation the interview elicited on the website. Get any two radio listeners into a room…. (more…)

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Seeking Direction



directions you seek, originally uploaded by Spatial Mongrel

I am going to let you in on one very abysmally kept secret: Most of you have little use for our site. (And for the purpose of this conversation, let’s leave “show,” as opposed to “station” website, out of it. That’s an entirely different kettle of fish to be served up later). (more…)

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July Workshops on Social Media and Fundraising, originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg.

To tell you the truth, it is not something I am especially effective at. And I just don’t have the chops for the whole on-air pledge-drive routine. My hat goes off to those dedicated co-workers holed up in a glass-enclosed studio for hours, the electric ether transmitting their calls to action to thousands of listeners. (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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