In The News
My Yoga Chair program was featured in a video by Karin Zeitvogel for the University of Maryland News Comcast Channel 2.
A Business Wire profile of me includes advice for businesses on how to write effective local press releases: Local News Sites Going Facebook Only? Press Releases Need Local Hook to be Utilized
A Guest Appearance on NPR's Digital Cafe with Mario Armstrong: Audio recording
As Co-Owner of Rockville Central, a local news and information source, I've been featured in quite a few stories due to our decision to move Rockville Central exclusively to Facebook from our website. For over four years we had been working to create a civil community hub and we decided to take the conversation to the people. This decision has generated many conversations. Here are several of the articles detailing the change:
On the day we announced, Nieman Journalism Lab Assistant Editor, Megan Garber, called to chat about our move. Her article Rockville Central set to become a Facebook-only Outlet provided a terrific description of our excitement and reasoning.
The Next Web: Could Facebook Become A Better News Reporting Tool Than Twitter? Describes Facebook's advertisement for a Journalist Program Manager then gives updates from Gawker and Egypt about Facebook before describing our move.
Media Bistro: Rockville Central To Become Hyperlocal News Site - Without the Site - It Will Go Facebook Only picked up the story.
Then the Huffington Post also thought the decision was news worthy Rockville Central To Become Facebook-only News Outlet.
Mashable published an extensive article Facebook's Growing Role In Social Journalism exploring the new world of Facebook and journalism including the events in Egypt and Libya. The piece also describes Rockville Central's move, in fact it starts with it. Vadim Lavrusik left Mashable to be Facebook's first Journalism Manager.
On June 26, 2011, The Washington Post Sunday Business section ran a front page article by Ian Shapira on moving a website to Facebook: Rockville news blog abandons its Web site, goes all Facebook all the time