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Old stuff

March 18

Agenda for today, mainly continuing Soundslides and introducing video:

a handout from the Wall Street Journal on menu calories at McD’s and note the food elasticities study I posted March 5 (below)
reminder to get in movie reviews (should be back to you Wednesday)
look at a few more instructive slideshows
finish exploration of Soundslides; note that some of [...]

Future of journalism

We will discuss where we thing journalism is going, based on the handouts from The Economist, Clay Shirky, John McManus and Beatty.  Take notes as I want a post (the take-home “final exam”) on your views. You can get a copy of my notes here. These readings should be enough, but a good post will [...]

Questions for later

I seem to add the same category and tag each time, e.g. tag=images, category=images. What’s the functional difference between those, so that I don’t always do it that way?

What’s the functional difference between the blogroll and a list of links?

What are the limitations of using a wordpress.com site, as opposed to the manual install that [...]

8 changes I'd like to make

Couldn’t stick to 5:

Change the favicon. In the images folder there is a favicon folder with about 50 examples. Also would prefer to use my own. Probably just an upload, but first I’d have to figure out which one it’s using. Also that image appears in header as logo.png, so would have to replace that [...]

Show comments

Comments don’t seem to show by default—user has to click the link. So put that on the list. It seems to me most sites have them displayed automatically.

Questions as we go

Was this a good idea?

OK. I’m using the 402 blog to ask questions for later referral. I tried that last week, but it might have looked a bit snooty when I figured out an answer. But at the moment, I’m wondering how to upload a mug shot—hate those anonymous gray silhouettes. Plus, I want to [...]