I got a tweet from my buddy and Reading Eagle designer Chris Reber a few weeks ago.
is attribution dead?
That came not long after, Vince Fumo, the embattled Pennsylvania state senator and legendary South Philly politician, was convicted on all 137 counts in his federal corruption trial.
In what was another great stand for an old friend, the Inquirer was all over the Fumo case (not long after another evergreen package on the city’s Please Touch Museum, which won it a national headliner award.
Beyond collecting all the Fumo history and details and using social media, reporter Bob Moran live blogged the March 16 pronouncement of guilt. Fox29 hack Steve Keeley thought the Inqy was doing such a good job that Keeley began reading Moran’s reports live on air, without attributing him or the Inqy.
A minor outrage followed, not the least led by Inqy freelancer Amy Quinn, who tweeted again and again and again on the subject. But what else is there to learn, in an age where some say attribution is falling to the wayside?
Continue reading Attribution is not dead if we don’t let it die
Philadelphia’s technology scene is, well, growing, expanding, maturing, developing, whatever.
There are a host of worlds and working parts to it, different scenes, from Center City, to Old City, to South Philly, to the northwest and West Philly, up to the ‘burbs and, well, in some way, everywhere in between.
The problem is that there is no one home, no one portal, vessel for all of those cultures and news and events and updates.
I think I’ve found it.
With Web designer Sean Blanda and graphic designer Brian James Kirk, I am proud to introduce Technically Philly: covering the community of people using technology in Philadelphia.
Continue reading Introducing Technically Philly: covering the Philadelphia technology community
Today, my colleagues Sean Blanda, Brian James Kirk and I, debuted TechnicallyPhilly.com, a news site covering the community of people who use technology in the Philadelphia region.
Read more about it here. See our first post here.