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October 3rd, 2012 • Quill Archives, Diversity Toolbox
Diversity Toolbox

NOTE: As Quill went to press, and this column came out, the Hartford Courant announced it was dropping Google Translate and developed its own in-house, staffed Spanish-language site. Read more here. Over the summer, the Hartford Courant began offering news in Spanish to its readers.


October 11th, 2010 • Quill Archives, Digital Media Toolbox
Digital Media Toolbox

I probably would have spit coffee on my microphone if you told me in 2008 that I’d soon go from a TV news reporter to a new media journalist running a 3,000-member social networking site. It all began in summer 2009, after a Dallas, Texas, Fox affiliate and I parted ways amid the industry turmoil.