June 2011

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Real Ale 15th Anniversary

I love Texas beer. This weekend, my friend Melanie paid a visit to Austin from San Francisco and we decided to head out to Blanco, TX to participate in the Real Ale 15th Anniversary celebration. Enjoy these photographs, but remember: You are not allowed to use these for commercial purposes or without giving me credit. […]

Aaron Brazell

WordPress Release Word Clouds

Yesterday, I published the 12th in an ongoing series of blog posts since December 26, 2005, where I take my own look at major WordPress releases and write a hopefully helpful article about features. It’s the routine, and now expected, “10 Things You Need to Know” posts. Out of morbid curiosity, I decided to run […]

Aaron Brazell

Fact Checking in the Internet World

Like many other industries, journalism has undergone a vast paradigm shift in the last decade. Like advertising, the music and film industries, marketing, public relations and virtually all other professional fields, journalism has had to adjust to a new “immediacy” brought about by the Internet.

Now, by all reports, most people get their news from online sources and, while “online sources” are often venerable traditional media sources like the New York Times and the Washington Post, more often than not, blogs have become major sources of breaking news, and exclusive reports.