Month: September 2009

  • Journalists running toward burning buildings as fast as they can

    E.W. Scripps Vice President of Content Rusty Coats, speaking to the Knoxville Social Media Association on a humid Tuesday evening, talked about the future of journalism, social media and journalism and how Scripps is remaking itself in an reorganization announced less than a month ago. Here how the listeners Twittered his speech outside at the…

  • Murder In The City

    A little Avett Brothers as a shoutout to Pirate fans as they get ready for Saturday’s football game in Chapel Hill. Scott Avett went to East Carolina. I think this version of Glory Days is pretty cool. As you can see from their YouTube channel, a new box set release is coming Sept. 29.

  • Knox County campaign contributions are to get a lot clearer

    This is a major step toward greater transparency in local campaign finance. An online, searchable database of local candidates’ campaign finances could be up and running for public use in time for the August 2010 county primary election, said officials with the Knox County Election Commission. The initiative is a positive, forward-thinking move by the…