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Birmingham media in 2009: nasty, brutish and long

The year was especially tough as more than 100 media professionals lost their jobs. Plus, all the headlines from 2009. Continue reading

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How a UAB student blogger scooped Birmingham mainstream media

When a car sped through a busy UAB campus green and crashed into the dining hall window, the news went out quickly on Twitter and Facebook. But not a single mainstream media outlet responded. Instead, UAB student blogger Andrew Stone posted the story and photos to his site, Iloveuab.com. We asked Stone to share how the story came together, and how he managed to build on that one fateful post.

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