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Lytle to appear on the Today Show

In his quest to be MTV’s first “Twitter Jockey,” Ryan Lytle just got a huge boost: an invitation to sell his brand on the Today Show! You can read more about it on Ryan’s blog.

If you haven’t been following the Ryan Lytle adventure, you may not know about his famous chest-bump with Today Show host and fellow Bobcat Matt Lauer. The “incident,” seen far and wide on youtube and other online video services, took place at the tail end of Ryan’s internship.

June 23, 2010 | comments (0)

Let’s listen in as Inspector Gregory of Scotland Yard picks Sherlock Holmes’ brain in the short story “Silver Blaze” by A. Conan Doyle. The inspector speaks first:

“Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?”

June 23, 2010 | comments (0)

The 2010 High School Journalism Workshop

This past Saturday I had the privilege of meeting with the participants in the 2010 edition of our High School Journalism Workshop. In the 9:45 a.m. session, independent TV producer Peter Shaplen spoke with the students via Skype about lessons he learned while working as Walter Cronkite’s desk assistant.

Peter challenged the students to think beyond the important tools they had learned during the workshop, to consider what kind of editors they want to be when they return to their high schools in the fall. An edited version of Peter’s talk is available below:

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June 21, 2010 | comments (0)

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