Back After Spring Break

Hey everybody! Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while. I spent spring break in Mexico with my SOC Cross Cultural Film and Video Production class — had a great time working with Mexican film students in Monterrey. I’m back at Slate this week. One of the things I’m doing (and I’ve been doing this every once and a while) is taking informal seminars on new media skills with 26-year-old Associate Editor Chris Wilson. Great guy. He’s teaching me HTML and JavaScript and other tools that any online journalist should know. In fact, as a result of Chris’ teachings, I probably could recreate this blog post complete with bolding or italics and paragraphing by using HTML instead of the WordPress tools. Cool, huh?