Posts by Regina McCombs

About Regina McCombs

Regina McCombs is a faculty member of The Poynter Institute, teaching multimedia, and social and mobile journalism. She was the senior producer for multimedia at in Minneapolis-St. Paul for 11 years. There, she was a multimedia producer and photographer beginning in 1997 (eek!), when video was small and jerky. Previously, she was a news photographer and field producer at KARE-TV in Minneapolis. Tweets as @reginajmc.

How 6 news organizations are using QR codes to drive traffic to news content

Walk past a bus shelter, check product packaging, visit a home improvement store and you'll see Quick Response (QR) codes. They have gone mainstream, as 14 million people scanned a QR code in June, according to a new report from comScore, and it turns out that half of the time they scanned codes in a newspaper or magazine. Read More

Why iPads are hot but iPad magazines aren't

Joe Zeff Design Magazine app sales are slumping on the iPad, and there has been a lot of good analysis of how much and why -- after the initial good news -- there's been a pretty steep decline. In a post today on his blog, designer Joe Zeff lists … Read More