Facebook and Twitter have taken over! And I’m following.

It is a hot July afternoon and I am running errands in my air-conditioner-less car. The light turns red and I curse as I slow ...

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Cliff’s Notes version: Mark Mangino press conference, 9/8/09

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Mark Mangino's comments at his short press conference today. The full audio is posted here. ...

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No Need to Be Everything to Everyone.

If you’ve been to J-School or any communications class, really, you surely have heard about our dear friend PAM – Purpose, Audience, Medium. (not to ...

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Online Social Networks the Future for News Organizations?

“To succeed now, news organizations must be willing to think more broadly about their identity and the role of their efforts online.” (The NewsCloud Blog. ...

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Comfort food for people who could use some comfort. And food.

That's right. A human exited my body last Monday. Unfortunately, he did not exit the body the way I had planned. This was not the ...

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The Belle of the Ball

Last year when I traveled to Winfield to cover The Walnut Valley Festival it was hot, I was fasting for Ramadan and I got pulled ...

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Beware of dog

First of all, let me start by saying, honest to blog, I’m a dog person. I grew up with dogs and have been accused of ...

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President Obama’s speech to students

Thank God there is still hope for us as a nation. The polls on this site are encouraging. At least there are some open-minded people ...

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Social Networks as News Sources

The founder of "The NewsCloud Blog," Jeff Reifman, published an article titled "The Evolution of Community Newspapers in the Age of Twitter and Facebook" to ...

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More ideas from LiveWell’s 2nd community meetup

More than 40 people turned out for last Thursday evening's community meeting at the Holcom Park Recreation Center, and offered up a plethora of great ...

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Lynn Jenkins’ Lawrence town hall

On September 1 at 4 p.m. in the Dole Center, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins held a town hall meeting. The attendees filled every seat, stood against ...

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Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde

I'm taking a long holiday weekend and calling it a vacation. Still I made an effort to find a subject for an IPS photo this ...

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Another pattern change in the near future

The jetstream is a nearly continuous band of high winds about 30,000 feet above the surface of the Earth. The pattern traced out by the ...

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Bradford’s injury tough to watch, but too early for OU sky to fall

Watching the BYU-Oklahoma game on Saturday night was painful. Not because the No. 20 Cougars pulled off one of the biggest upsets in recent memory ...

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Why Conspiracy Theory Rhetoric is Hurting our Democracy

Shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, President Bush asked the American public to “never entertain outrageous conspiracy theories.” The irony of his statement ...

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Party Time!!!

What should we do to celebrate my 1000th comment? Man I need to get a life :)

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“Spellbound”?

Okay! C'mon all u crybabies, put your pacifiers in and suck it up! The election is over, u lost!! Want to try another 8yrs with ...

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Rio, The Happiest City? No Surprise There

“My Soul Sings/I See Rio de Janeiro I miss it so much/ Rio, your sea, endless beaches/Rio, you were made for me” Antonio Carlos Jobim, ...

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The Sideline Report with Jacob Branstetter

One housekeeping item before we get to this week's Sideline Report: We're having some technical problems with our Kream Keegan system, so we won't have ...

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Project Runway: Beach Blanket Bungle

Normally when it comes to reality shows like “Project Runway,” “Top Chef” and “American Idol,” I don’t come in to each episode wishing for someone ...

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