Monthly Archives: August 2010

Boston Pubcamp 2010 - Recap

This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending Boston's Pubcamp, hosted by WGBH and organized by a team representing several Boston area media outlets.  If you're not yet familiar with the concept, Pubcamp, or Public Media Camp is a... Read More »

UNC-TV and The Tenth Inning: A Social Media Grand Slam

When Ken Burns walked out of the dugout and onto the field at Nationals Park in Washington D.C., he emerged in front of an electrified, smartphone-wielding crowd that was busily tapping away at pocket-sized devices to digitally document the historic... Read More »

PBS Project NAPA

Update: Winners of Project NAPA Station Grants Thank you to all the station representatives who applied for the PBS Project NAPA Station Grants. Your missions and endeavors impressed us greatly, and made the field very competitive.Times like these call for... Read More »

Merlin RSS Feeds: Really Simple Syndication for PBS Stations

Earlier this year, the SPI team explained the basics of RSS feeds and XML terminology.  It's no surprise - RSS technology has been leaving a widespread mark on the Internet since about 2005.  Feeds provide an easy way for readers... Read More »

Merlin 101: Where are we now?

Nearly two months ago, thirteen valiant PBS member stations embarked upon a journey that would carry them to the cutting edge of the Internet frontier.  These brave public media warriors had been selected to participate in a pilot program for... Read More »