Category Archives: Resources

Baking for People with Food Allergies

In baking, the quality of ingredients used can transform a recipe from “good” to “great.” Many recipes actually call specifically for “the best quality chocolate” or even suggests specific brands of flour or specialty products. For the majority of bakers, … Continue reading

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My Experience with NewsTrust

Last Friday, Mike LaBonte gave a presentation to my Reinventing the News class on NewsTrust. LaBonte is an editor at the site, which allows users to read and submit news stories from any news site, then review them on the … Continue reading

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Tips on Measuring Flour

Over the weekend, I interviewed Jen, who runs Beantown Baker, for my Reinventing the News final project. While watching her make brownies, she gave me a tip on how to add flour to recipes. Flour, she told me, can be … Continue reading

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Using New Media Across the Globe

On Tuesday, a speaker from Global Voices came to speak to my Reinventing the News class. Firuzeh Shokooh Valle, a Northeastern PhD student and editor at Global Voices, spoke to our class about international citizen journalists and bloggers. On its … Continue reading

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Taking Another Look at Google Recipes

Is the Google Recipe function actually hurting the people who use it? That’s the question Amanda Hesser seems to be asking in an opinion article for food52.com, a website I’ll admit I’ve never been to until today. While cruising my … Continue reading

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Final Project Proposal

For our final project in my Reinventing the News class, each student has to write a feature article, create a video and a photo slideshow, and use social media for some component of our reporting. All of this has to … Continue reading

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Baking Brief: Google Recipes

A quick post before I declare myself officially on spring break for the week: I saw a post on the Boston Globe “Business Updates” blog declaring that Google has come up with a new search view option that’s handy for … Continue reading

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