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Eight best practices for journalists who reply to online comments
October 14, 2014

Why you’re doing audio levels wrong, and why it really does matter
July 14, 2014

Pesca — and his opinions — find forum in Slate podcast
June 4, 2014

How to pick theme music for your show, and how not to
January 30, 2015



Has Gay Panic Ruined Bodybuilding?
April 7, 2015

The Real Reason People Keep Plagiarizing Tom Petty
January 27, 2015

All I Want for Christmas is Diminished Chords: Why Mariah Carey’s immortal holiday classic sounds so darn Christmassy
December 19, 2014



‘Toxic’ Is 10: The Music Science That Explains Why One Of The 00s’ Biggest Pop Songs Still Holds Up
February 12, 2015

The Marvin Gaye V. Robin Thicke ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Is An Assault Upon Creative People Everywhere
March 11, 2015



How ‘Blurred Lines’ Could Make Pharrell the New Bill Gates

March 13, 2015



Why Metallica’s Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary
April 18, 2014, A Blog Supreme


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What to do when a student journalist isn’t ready to produce for the public? Ask lots of them to
January 6, 2015



Growing Up Penn State, JoePa Was Family — Like It Or Not
January 24, 2012



Is there a liberal arts trap?
March 2, 2012


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WFIU needs to change in order to progress
September 21, 2013