Tag Archives: Google alerts

My Face-to-Face With (Another) Matt Baron

A few weeks ago, my intern, Jose P. Moreno, wrote a review of Future Hits, which played at the Oak Park Public Library. A few excerpts: “Composed of a Chicago Public School teacher, a classically trained flutist, and an assistant professor of audio from Columbia College, Future Hits plays music catered to children, while remaining entertaining […]

A Brave, New Archive-Friendly World

When I began writing for newspapers, in 1984, I needed to clip stories myself and make photocopies if I wanted to ensure keeping track of those pieces. Today, nearly a quarter-century later, the Internet has created an entirely new archive-friendly world. A few years ago, for example, I began using Google Web Alerts to tip […]