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WordPress.com adds ability to embed tweets and YouTube videos a la Storify

Per this announcement on the WordPress.com weblog: It’s easier than ever to add another dimension to your posts with embedded videos or tweets: announcing the Media Explorer, a new media curation tool that lets you add trending content from Twitter and YouTube without ever leaving your post editor! The feature is nested in the Add Media … Continue reading

WordPress powers 65 percent of ACP Online Pacemaker entrants
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WordPress powers 65 percent of ACP Online Pacemaker entrants

Following up on my post last week about CMS use among Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker finalists, ACP Contest/Critique Coordinator Grace Christiansen was kind enough to send along a breakdown of CMS use by entrant. I understand that they cannot provide information about who entered, but thought this would be a better representation of the overall picture than … Continue reading

WordPress again most frequently used CMS among Online Pacemaker finalists
College Media / Content Management Systems

WordPress again most frequently used CMS among Online Pacemaker finalists

The Associated Collegiate Press announced finalists for the 2013 Online Pacemakers last week. Here’s a breakdown of the content management systems (CMS’s) used by the ACP finalists. Many of the observations I wrote last year still apply. However, there are a couple of numbers that stand out, and I’ll discuss them below. But first, the caveats: The … Continue reading

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Hosting options for college media, the (updated) 2012 edition

It’s time for another trip through the fields of college media hosting options. There have been some changes over the summer, and some new providers who’ve come to our attention. As always, a disclaimer: This is not a “critical review” of the different options. Each option has its pros and cons, and every college media … Continue reading

Detroit Softworks closes shop; SNworks takes over Gryphon
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Detroit Softworks closes shop; SNworks takes over Gryphon

  UPDATED AT 10:41 AM (CDT) WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDetroit Softworks, provider of the Gryphon CMS and hosted news platform, has shut down. The message above is all that remains of their website. They had approximately 15 client college news outlets for the hosted platform. However, the demise of DSW doesn’t mean the end of the … Continue reading