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Owning an Apple iPad can get expensive

August 11, 2010

Bought an iPad! Now, iPoor. But iPumped about its beauty, intelligence, creativity, elegance and power. It took a while to get my iPad because I wanted the most popular model: […]

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South Asian Journalists: 2010 SAJA Gala

July 26, 2010

To find work in journalism, it's usually about who you know. And a good place to start schmoozing is at events sponsored by journalism groups. Last night, I got a quality dose of networking at the annual fundraising gala for the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA). It was worth every penny of my $100 ticket.

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How to build your online brand

July 19, 2010

Want to know how to attract more followers to your blog and Twitter? Jinal Shah is a digital medial strategist who works for Electric Artists, which helps businesses create blogs, Facebook and Twitter accounts to build customer loyalty. She gave great advice to my New School "Introduction to New Journalism" class.

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Shopping: new camera & camcorder

June 2, 2010

I just bought a new camera and a new camcorder! Even though I’m not gadget-y, learning these two tools will be exciting. Yes, expect better photos on this website. I […]

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Finding my voice after one whole solid year of blogging

December 1, 2009

I can't believe it but I've managed to blog faithfully for a whole year. How thrilling to hit my one-year anniversary!

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Writing skills: My pet grammar peeve is “it” vs. “they”

October 24, 2009

My pet grammar peeve is worth reading. If you get this straight, you'll instantly look smarter and more educated. It's about "it" vs. "they."

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Pete Hamill chats about love, writing & more

April 12, 2009

The eponymous New York newspaperman Pete Hamill also teaches at NYU's journalism department. He visited with my class and shared tons of wisdom about life and writing.

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