Category: New Media

  • Event Friday discusses the narcissism of social media users

    Event Friday discusses the narcissism of social media users

    Recently, I asked to be subscribed to a local list of interesting things to do called “Tri-State Treasures,” curated by Jim Kesner. It was after a friend shared a copy of her copy of the weekly email. It’s chock-full of little events and happenings in town that seem to be missing from other places –…

  • Cincinnati and Hamilton County Election Night coverage using Qik video

    I will be running around downtown Cincinnati – including the Hamilton County Board of Elections and various campaign victory parties – reporting on what I am seeing using Qik video. Check out the video below to see the latest:

  • A Class photo

    A Class photo Originally uploaded by hjoew Social media in Montgomery — Joe Wessels (513) 549-NEWS (6397)

  • I can, but I don’t.

    I can, but I don’t. Originally uploaded by hjoew Taken with my digital camera on my iPhone.

  • Crisis communication comedy

    I joined a class this morning on crisis communication for non-profits. There were some good tidbits from the lecture. I was able to get glean some useful information from the talk, and even got the slides from the presentation afterward. Here it is: I mostly like what was said, aside from the “never talk off…

  • Breaking: Steve Jobs Taking a Leave of Absence from Apple

    This can’t be good news. And I think, as these things tend to go, probably isn’t good news for the long run either. CNBC is reporting on-air that Steve Jobs is taking a leave of absence from Apple until June to “focus on his health.” According to the report, Tim Cook will handle day-to-day operations…

  • Top 10 Free iPhone Apps to Lose Weight

    Considering that I have officially jumped back on the fitness bandwagon after a lazy fall preceded by a busy political campaign job where I bought myself an iPhone, I found this post on one of my new favorite Web sites, Mashable. Top 10 Free iPhone Apps to Lose Weight January 3, 2009 – 2:36 pm…

  • PDF Calendar to the rescue

    Love it when I find useful, nifty sites like The site allows a user to enter a range of months and in return it spits out a printable PDF file with a blank calendar. I just needed a quick one for planning purposes but was finding it difficult to get the blank variety, even…

  • PimpMyNews CEO Speaking at Cincinnati Social Media Breakfast

    I was thoroughly bummed to read this in my morning Google Alert: “PimpMyNews is a new, free service allowing you to hear the latest news from your personally selected mix of news sources and blogs. Anyone with an MP3 player and Internet access can use it. CEO John Atkinson will be speaking at the next…