How I Became an NY Times Olympian

Above: The “NY Times Olympian” Foursquare Badge Above: The New York Times’ Foursquare Page (http://foursquare.com/nytimes) Last weekend, I took a long weekend trip to Vancouver, Canada to visit my friend, Dario. A week prior to the trip, I had no firm plans to go, but an interest in attending the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Coincidentally, that…

President and First Lady Caught in Advertising Turmoil

(Above: Michelle and Barack Obama pictured in unauthorized ads.) What’s up with publishing unauthorized images of U.S. politicians as brand endorsements? Well, it seems like a new trend. Within the past few days, the White House has issued statements about ads Michelle and Barack Obama have appeared in without consent. Above, Michelle Obama is pictured…

Interning at The New York Times

Today I created a Facebook group for the Summer ’09 NYTimes Interns and it reminded me that my internship is really awesome! I also love the work environment at The New York Times, so I wanted to share it with you! Below are some photos of the beautiful space that I work in! What a…

Bing Takes Over NYTimes.com

I was just stopping by NYTimes.com, when a huge Bing (Microsoft’s new search engine) advertisement (as pictured above) frightened the heeby-jeebies out of me. What the?!?!?! It was so huge, I thought it was a pop-up ad. I guess whatever brings in the bacon for The New York Times is good enough for me, but…

Analysis of Obama’s Support of General Motors

I want to share this NYTimes video with all of you. It’s a strong analysis of General Motor‘s decline over the past few decades and how Obama has put high stakes into the auto industry. Produced by Michael Orr, this video illustrates how Obama’s stake in the industry could put his reputation on the front…

Analysis of Obama’s Support of General Motors

I want to share this NYTimes video with all of you. It’s a strong analysis of General Motor‘s decline over the past few decades and how Obama has put high stakes into the auto industry. Produced by Michael Orr, this video illustrates how Obama’s stake in the industry could put his reputation on the front…