Larry Larsen

(formerly Multimedia Editor at Poynter.org)
My personal website.


The Problem with .mobi

I won’t say the newly declared .mobi top-level domain extension is a ploy to drain pockets for no good reason, but I’ll come close. This domain extension has been approved and is being marketed as the solution for Web content … Read more

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What’s E-Paper Really for? Defining Device Roles

Reading Ernst Poulsen’s earlier tidbit about e-paper has driven me to speak up. Surprisingly, three times in the last week I’ve heard people mention that the trouble with e-paper is that is it only black and white and that it … Read more

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Mobile Content & New Media Terms: Standards Matter

On Sept. 13, I asked Tidbits readers for input on a standard way that news providers could help people find news content on mobile devices.

In a comment to that post, Travis Smith of Hop Studios offered what I think … Read more

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Mini-Me

I’m a fan of scaled-down sites for portable devices, (RSS is nice, but it’s overkill for my infrequent mobile browsing habits.) Sometimes when I’m out I’ll pull out my T-Mobile Sidekick and browse the news.


However, I often … Read more

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RSS Junkies Rejoice

By Larry Larsen, Multimedia Editor


You asked for it, you got it. Today we’re formally launching our RSS feeds site-wide. There are RSS feeds for every subject area and every column. You can see the full list here, … Read more

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Larry’s Luncheon Challenge

By Larry Larsen
Multimedia Editor


You’ll find the following as part of my contribution to the current Week in Media feature. As the suggestion of one of my editors, I’ve broadened this challenge from “comprehensive article” to conversation in the … Read more

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The Poynter Diet


Roy Peter Clark, Vice President, Senior Scholar and Reporting, Writing & Editing Faculty
I never have the same diet of news every day, or even every week. In general order of how I might access them during the day,

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Lessons From the Storm

The Katrina Project Site was an interesting look at Hurricane Katrina by a group of students at the P.I. Reed School of Journalism, West Virginia University. We asked how the project came about and what went into putting it together. Read more

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Reaffirming their mission


Marty Albertus and Matt LaGesse speak with
with Naughton Fellow Meg Martin. Produced by Larry D. Larsen. The audio runs just over three minutes.
Download the MP3 to your portable audio player (right click, file save as…)… Read more

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The Blanton Contingencies


Bill Blanton discusses the details of The Naples Daily News disaster plan
with Naughton Fellow Meg Martin; The audio runs 13 minutes.
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