Archive for March 2011

30 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: st

STATE OF THE INTERNET - Summing up 2010 - An estimated 89% of emails were spam related in 2010

16 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

WAS SOMEONE DUPED? -- Rare Photos: Hitler's Inner Circle ; EVA BRAUN'S SHOCKING PERSONAL PICTURES...Into the Light: Eva Braun's Personal Pictures. Recently released photographs from Eva Braun's personal picture albums reveal new dimensions of the woman who was Adolf Hitler's longtime girlfriend and, in their last, frantic hours together, his wife. Braun became the central woman in Hitler's life after the 1931 suicide of Geli Raubal, the future Führer's 23-year-old niece (and rumored lover. )
TAKEAWAY: LIFE magazine, has just lost its authority ranking in my view. These Eva Braun photos have been available at the U.S. Archives Building in Washington D.C. since shortly after WWII. They weren’t recently released. Anyone can view them and many publications have featured them. They’re not shocking. Who’s running LIFE Magazine these days? -RE

09 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

Google Awards $2.7M Digital Journalism Grant
What's the next big thing in digital journalism? If you can answer that question, you might be able to get your hands on some Google money. The search giant recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to the International Press Institute, which will dole out funds to those working on digital journalism initiatives.
Vienna-based IPI will be in charge of the IPI News Innovation Contest. It will accept proposals until June 1, after which IPI will start awarding smaller grants to non-profit and for-profit organizations, Google said.
SOURCE: Chloe Albanesius,2817,2380809,00.asp


The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
(LACMA) and the J. Paul Getty Trust have announced
their joint acquisition of art and archival
materials by or associated with Robert Mapplethorpe.
The vast majority of the acquisition comes in
the form of a generous gift from the Robert Mapplethorpe
Foundation, and the remainder from
funds provided by The David Geffen Foundation
and the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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02 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

Dodge-Chrome Processes Film. -- Despite the recent demise of Kodachrome, Dodge-Chrome; Washington , D.C., 240/247- 1800, plans to continue servicing the dwindling photographic community that embraces film. Its wetlab services include the processing of 35mm, 120, 220, 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 E-6 C-41 and black-and-white films using the finest computerized dip & dunk equipment. Dodge-Chrome also offers wetlab-based machine proofs and contact sheets, slide and transparency dupes, and copy work.

GOING MOBILE -- National Geographic executive editor of e-Publishing David Griffin will be joining the staff of The Washington Post to fill the newly-created position of Visuals Editor beginning on March 21, 2011. Griffin: “The fact that the Post is bringing all of their visual editorial operation to this point means they've already made all the tough decisions necessary to bring print, mobile". #