Monthly Archives: February 2013

A feature on nude art models: Seeing your source naked and surviving to write about it

Just wanted to share this story that ran last Sunday on the front page.

It’s about naked people.

A few months ago, via Facebook, a man I didn’t know messaged me on Facebook about doing a story on nude models. I kind of giggled.

Let’s be real. Nudity is hilarious, and I can — at times — be the most immature human on the planet. Continue reading

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Teaching digital journalism: I pose as Mayor Boyer of Shiloh for a lesson in live tweeting press conferences

Co-journalist-in-crime Brittany Wilson and I pose for a picture in front of a ScribbleLive of @TheNewsVroom tweets we used to illustrate live blogging during the fake presser.

Co-journalist-in-crime Brittany Wilson and I pose for a picture with the class in front of a ScribbleLive of @TheNewsVroom tweets we used to illustrate live blogging during the fake presser.

Things got a little wild Thursday (as they often do when the York Daily Record allows me to be involved in anything).

The plan: Drive the NewsVroom to Central York High School and teach two journalism classes about the joys of journalizing and using social media.

This included a fake press conference with a fake press release featuring yours truly, the ‘Mayor of Shiloh,’ denying allegations that she embezzled city funds to build a half-size replica of Hershey Park in her backyard.

You can read that jawn here. Continue reading