Category: Digitalia

No longer vital

I used to have the time and passion for serious blogging, or at least what I thought of as serious blogging. That was back during grad school, before I really got into journalism and, by extension, the business of running a news website. I find now that I’d rather be… Read More»

Pica hudsonia

Our local online alternative news site has noticed that we put up a metered paywall on the Chronicle website. In a June 6 posting, Blake Maxwell writes, “Perhaps this will prove a fortuitous decision for the community’s long-running newspaper, but we’re certain the new circumstances will benefit The Bozeman Magpie.”… Read More»

Time saver

Our company recently switched to using an online, browser-based service for our timesheets and payroll. I won’t name names, mostly because the task of getting the new service into service at the paper has been a nightmare. What’s the cause of the nightmare? The rumors vary. A lot of them… Read More»

Remembering old blogs

I’ve had a lot of blogs over the years. The first, back when I was a wee undergraduate in 2002, was just an HTML page that I updated by hand in a pirated version of Macromedia Dreamweaver as part of an extra credit “online journal” for class. This is, by… Read More»