Monthly Archives: January 2009

Back of the Mike

Back of the Mike (1938) shows a young boy listening to the latest episode in an adventure radio program. Old Pete Belden and his niece Betty are driving the Flying B payroll across the desert when they are attacked by … Continue reading

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Journalism: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

This is a career information film from 1940 makes journalism sound like a great career. Especially if you’re a man. Here’s the advice for girls considering this career choice: “Women find it difficult to compete with men in general reporting … Continue reading

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Facebook Ads

Facebook ads are quite small and neatly located in sidebars, and they ought to be easy to ignore. But many Facebook members find them quite annoying, because they seem to be personal and hypercritical. Facebook knows an awful lot of … Continue reading

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Multicolr

[Cropped screenshot: click to see the full screen] This time of year, when Christmas is over, the trees are bare and snow covers the ground, I always start thinking about color. Multicolr is an elegant site that lets you browse … Continue reading

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Fantastic Flickr Photographers

Fantastic Flickr Photographers This PC World slideshow features the work of some of Flickr’s best photographers, with an emphasis on the way Flickr groups encourage experimentation and appreciation of different photographic styles and techniques : Fake Tilt Shift (represented by … Continue reading

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