I can’t count how many football and basketball games I’ve photographed, but when it comes to my first time shooting sports such as swimming or pole vault, I’m lost. The idea is simple enough: swim faster, use a stick to throw yourself over a bar. But this past Saturday while shooting pole vault, I had to pickContinue reading “Katy Carron’s sports wild side”
KBIA — an NPR affiliate in Columbia, Mo. — posted an excellent report on the mystery surrounding a downtown payphone. The story led to the removal of the payphone, an unintended consequence to an otherwise interesting story. Thanks to Katy for the link.
Awhile back, a friend of mine, Nate Papes, ran across Scott Walker, director of enterprise and investigation at Alabama Media Group, who had retrofitted a newspaper machine to display newspaper front pages digitally. (Update March 13, 2016: This link is dead; it appears Walker removed the post.) We talked about creating our own, but neverContinue reading “Building a digital newspaper machine”