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Top 10 News Outlets for Political Junkies

Posted by Scott on January 27th, 2011 under Media, Politics, Technology  •  1 Comment

After a recent speaking engagement, I was asked by the event sponsor to provide my list of 10 recommended news publications for those who are interested in politics.  The group planned to share this list in a follow-up email to members.  The following list is what came to mind.  What have I missed?  What news outlets do you […]

Ironman Canada

Posted by Scott on June 24th, 2010 under Technology, Triathlons  •  No Comments

I signed up for Ironman Canada this week! After a mildly successful* Ironman Boise 70.3, I decided to take the plunge sign up for the full 140.6 mile race. Ironman Canada has a reputation for being a great race with tremendous support from the community and the rest of the country. For triathletes in the […]

Facebook Facts (via Mashable)

Posted by Scott on May 13th, 2010 under Technology  •  No Comments

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YouTube, Paparazzi and the Power of the Internet

Posted by Scott on May 12th, 2010 under Media, Technology, Varied  •  No Comments

Yesterday, a friend sent me this video of a 6th grader from Oklahoma, Greyson Chance, singing at his school music festival. The kid is really good. The video, which he posted himself, had been watched 36,000 times when I saw it yesterday afternoon. Today, ABC World News did a story about it. Diane Sawyer said […]

Blogging from 33,000 feet

Posted by Scott on April 23rd, 2010 under Technology  •  No Comments

Somewhere about 5.5 miles in the air above Hamilton, Canada – There’s no special subject for this blog post, other than I have wi-fi on my Delta flight (739 from JFK to SEA). It makes this middle seat a bit more bearable. The dude behind me loudly talking about caligraphy and wedding invites is making […]

POLITICO Arena – Media Bias

Posted by Scott on April 8th, 2010 under Media, Politics, Technology  •  No Comments

Below is my response to the April 8, 2010, POLITICO Arena topic about media bias and campaign contributions. Also, here is my response to Tuesday’s Arena topic about President Obama’s new nuclear strategy.

In Case You Missed It

Posted by Scott on March 16th, 2010 under Media, Politics, Technology Tags:  •  No Comments

A few stories have caught my eye over the past day or two. First, here’s a story from Mashable’s Christina Warren about how public relations professionals are using social media. It provides some good insights and useful tips for PR pros seeking to enhance existing campaigns. Mark Silva reports in the Chicago Tribune that many […]

Become a fan of Stanzel Communications on Facebook!

Posted by Scott on February 17th, 2010 under Technology, Varied Tags: , , ,  •  No Comments

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POLITICO – White House messaging in 140 characters

Posted by Scott on February 16th, 2010 under Media, Politics, Technology  •  No Comments

I was quoted in this POLITICO story by Michael Calderone. He examined the recent foray by Obama White House communication staff into the Twitterverse. Here’s the top of the story and my quote. You can read the full story here. . W.H. messaging in 140 characters By: Michael Calderone February 15, 2010 07:07 PM EST […]

Bing Maps – Cool New Features

Posted by Scott on February 11th, 2010 under Technology  •  No Comments

Check out this video showing of some cool new features of Bing Maps, a project my brother Steve works on for Microsoft. You can see his thoughts on the demo at his posterous site. Many people at the TED conference were impressed, including Robert Scoble (@scobleizer, with 114,000 followers) who tweeted this – Microsoft just […]