Author Archives: Dean Betz

About Dean Betz

Digital content producer, strategist and leader. News guy.

South Seattle brewery tour

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Tying together Seattle transit

I couldn’t find a map that pinned both Park and Ride stops by Sound Transit and Microsoft Connect stops, so I rolled my own in BatchGeo.

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Making news with Microsoft

After 27 years of working for media companies, I’m making a big change. I’m moving next week to Seattle, where I will be managing editor of Microsoft’s news app in Windows 8, which launches in late October. It’s an exciting … Continue reading

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Portraits of Chuck

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Today’s Twitter messages

13:12 The view of the Capitol may be my favorite Newseum feature. RT @JDCo: yfrog.com/h4ilrobj #

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Today’s Twitter messages

13:32 Journalism: ‘ We are in the business of packaging audiences to rent to advertisers,’ says Xark. bit.ly/i2iWst Via @jayrosen_nyu #

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Today’s Twitter messages

06:50 Yes! Please send your pothole reports to #houstreets. chron.com maps at bit.ly/dWOVVt; tell City Hall at bit.ly/eDgtdQ. # 15:09 @mhuberTU Who cares if we call aggregation ‘journalism’? What matters is that we do it and do it well. # … Continue reading

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Today’s Twitter messages

07:53 FYI: The new watchword? Deconvergence — it’s time to separate digital from print « ReJurno – Journerdism | Will … bit.ly/fdJdll # 07:53 FYI: Matt Waite: To build a digital future for news, developers must be able to hack … Continue reading

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Today’s Twitter messages, March 5, 2010

18:44 @niemanlab: Why the homepage is still critical for digital publishers. bit.ly/hDRKib via @cressman, @marcusod # 18:49 FYI: How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Android Phone for Free (Smartphone Tip) – ReadWriteWeb bit.ly/f8e6kX # 18:49 FYI: Drupal Now Accessible … Continue reading

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Today’s Twitter messages, March 4, 2010

12:36 Is technology the solution for hyperlocal? ReadWriteWeb documents lackluster results so far. rww.to/foUi08 Via @NeimanLab #

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