Debating when to publish public documents

Chronicle crime reporter Whitney Bermes got into a discussion this morning with Missoulian crime reporter Kathryn Haake over documents with stories online. Particularly, Bermes was surprised that the Missoulian published the ticket along with the affidavit in the case of a 46-year-old Butte man accused of driving drunk the wrong way for 20 miles on… Continue reading Debating when to publish public documents

Twitter introduces custom timelines

I learned about Twitter’s new custom timelines feature when I logged in to Tweetdeck this morning. I have to admit, like this user, I immediately thought of Storify. Twitter introduce custom timelines: The begining of a serious threat to @Storify link via @jamesbush #mchi — Documentally (@Documentally) November 12, 2013 After all, custom timelines… Continue reading Twitter introduces custom timelines

Storify of June 29 thunderstorm in Bozeman

You know me. I like to make Storify stories of big stuff that gets people talking around Bozeman, and a big thunderstorm is no exception. So, without further ado, here’s my Storify of tonight’s big thunderstorm over the Gallatin Valley. [View the story “Thunderstorm over Bozeman – June 29” on Storify]

Most tweeted moment in Montana history?

Today, former UM quarterback Jordan Johnson was acquitted of rape. The trial was followed in detail by a number of live-tweeting accounts, including the Montana Kaimin, the Missoulian and numerous TV stations. The details of the trials ins and outs became regular reading for Montana Twitter users. Here are the last few minutes of the… Continue reading Most tweeted moment in Montana history?

East Coast gently rocked by earthquake

It’s the biggest news of the day, a story that’s gotten far more media attention than it deserved, given the outcome; but I think it’s worth at least a passing mention on this blog. I refer, of course, to the Great East Coast Earthquake of 2011. Let the mockery begin, first courtesy of the Daily… Continue reading East Coast gently rocked by earthquake