Monthly Archives: July 2012

Blogging, Health and Journalism

Social media has become so ubiquitous in our lives, it is sometimes easy to overlook many of the fundamental changes it has brought to the way we communicate.  Often spoken of are the fact that communications has become more about … Continue reading

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YouTube as a News Source

We are accustomed to thinking about YouTube as an entertainment source. However, last week the Pew Research Center Project for Excellence in Journalism posted a report on YouTube revealed that YouTube is assuming an ever increasing role as a news … Continue reading

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AIDS/HIV – Remembering and Learning from the Past

Yesterday marked the occasion of the commencement of the 19th International AIDS Conference being held here in Washington.  It is the first time a conference has been held in the U.S. for many years.  The theme for AIDS 2012 is … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup

Heat.  Humidity.  Storm.  Repeat. One forecast for tomorrow here in Washington has the temperature reaching 106 degrees. Perhaps the best thing one can do is stay indoors and have a cool drink handy.  If one can be bothered to think … Continue reading

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Communications is a Process, Not an Event

Yesterday the Washington Post carried a story about the latest polling from the Pew Research Center regarding the Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.  Needless to say, for those of us in healthcare and for … Continue reading

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