From Paper Scripts to iPads

This past week, we started the transition from paper scripts for our newscasts to electronic scripts via iPads. I have no idea how much paper we’re going to save, but it will be a huge amount. The iPads make life a lot easier, too. No more printing new scripts during the newscast. Breaking news and […]

NY Post App Should Inspire Times-Picayune

During this transition period at the Times-Picayune, I’d love to see the paper’s iPad app mirror what the New York Post has done. It’s basically a digitized version of the paper. There are a number of subscription options, from $9.99 a month to $99.99 a year. I’d happily pay for a digital version of the […]

Zombie-Proof House

This could possibly be the greatest house ever — high-tech and offering the best in security should the worst happen. “The Safe House” has moveable walls and only one entrance located on the second floor accessible only by drawbridge! Click HERE for a lot more pictures of this crazy fortress. It’s located in Poland if […]

Newsroom Resolutions for 2011

Social media website Lost Remote came up with a great list of 10 things newsrooms should shoot for in the new year. I especially like this one… 9. Expand Your Social Media: Most newsrooms have a Twitter feed and a Facebook page. Good start. Now you need to take the next step. Have many Twitter […]