WordPress as a Web Citizen: The Need for (Better) APIs

Prior to the 3.0 release of WordPress, I often dismissed WordPress as “just a tool for blogging.” Much to the credit of the core developers and community, WordPress has become much better suited for projects that are more complex than reverse-chronological blogging.

But when I try to use WordPress as a CMS, one of my biggest remaining stumbling blocks is the difficulty of integrating with other systems.

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On Forward Thinking in College News

As with the news industry at large, I get the sense that there are really two camps in the world of college news: the one that has existed for decades, and a newly emerging one which is pushing the definition of college journalism in the online realm. This post was inspired by a session I attended last weekend at BCNI Philly and a recent post by College Publisher in response to the activities of CoPress and others helping move college news orgs to open source solutions like WordPress.

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