I recently had the opportunity to speak with one of my favorite local storytellers and communications leaders, Hanson Hosein. Between directing the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program, running Media Space, shooting an award winning independent film, and leading Four Peaks – Hanson is one busy man. Huge thanks to Hanson […]

PHOTO CREDIT:  STEPHANIE BASSOS – iphone shots Wow, what a cool shot, how’d you manage to get that effect?! As a photographer, you always appreciate hearing a reaction like this from a viewer and this post is in no way intended to downplay the importance of technical skill and a “photographer’s eye” for the art […]

Let’s call like it is. The current media landscape is a constrained space. Fact – there are fewer reporters and traditional media outlets to pitch. Fact – media outlets are still inundated daily with an excessive amount of press releases from PR pros on topics across the board. Fact – the Web now affords us […]

Last week, a friend gave me a heads up about a new publication called The Printed Blog being distributed for free at El stations around Chicago (also in San Francisco). Intrigued, I poked around and found this NY Times article diving into further details. Model The Printed Blog site states the following: As our society […]