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Mon, Apr 6, 2015 1:31 pm

They overcome the odds. They sacrifice for the greater good. They trade in problems for possibilities. You may know them as neighbors, coaches, colleagues, or friends. At Studio B, we honor them as Hometown Heroes, ordinary citizens whose everyday efforts strengthen the communities of Southeastern Ohio. Each has a unique story and together they inspire us to make a difference.

Mon, Apr 6, 2015 1:30 pm

On this edition of Hometown Heroes, Ohio University student Olivia Barth and Dr. Lynn Harter talk with Athens artist Patty Mitchell.

Mitchell talks about aspects of the Creative Abundance Model, featured in her new book, Upcycling Sheltered Workshops.

Mon, Apr 6, 2015 1:36 pm

They overcome the odds. They sacrifice for the greater good. They trade in problems for possibilities. You may know them as neighbors, coaches, colleagues, or friends. At Studio B, we honor them as Hometown Heroes, ordinary citizens whose everyday efforts strengthen the communities of Southeastern Ohio. Each has a unique story and together they inspire us to make a difference.

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 5:56 pm

Bo Hee Kim is product manager for Storify, a company recently acquired by Livefyre in 2013.

Storify is a service that can be used to search social media for information, quotes, photos and links.  It is used by journalists and researchers to quickly globally crowd source material for stories.

What is found through Storify searches can easily be embedded in journalists’ stories to add greater context or to add citizen perspectives.

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 5:50 pm

David Wright Jr., digital product designer for Twitter in San Francisco, says that great design elements can elevate a person’s media experience – whether it is when you are consuming a journalistic story or when using social media.

He states that good design can make information and data more appealable to consumers and more engaging.  In short, he believes, that great stories can suffer from poor design elements.  However, great design may not be able to elevate a mediocre story.

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