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Senior John Lee Creates Whitman’s Own Sitcom

Megan Hearst

April 7, 2016

"Saturdays" is the brainchild of Whitman student John Lee.

Numbers in the news

Shelly Le

April 12, 2012

105,285,196 Number of combined YouTube and Vimeo views on the Kony 2012 video as of Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The video was posted on Monday, March 5, 2012. 4.5 Average number of months it has taken popular YouTube videos to surpass 50 million views in the past. 5,975,618 Number of Kony...

Production night liveblog

Photo update (3/1/12 9:30 p.m.)

Cara Lowry

March 2, 2012

What follows is a faithful account of the production of Issue 6 (taking place the evening of Feb. 29/early morning of March 1) as witnessed by me, The Pioneer's Managing Editor. 4:49 p.m. Arrive in Pio office. Check email: Thirteen new messages, eight from Editor-in-Chief Tricia Vanderbilt. Respond...

Industry insiders speak on music business in crisis


December 1, 2011

"I didn't invent the rainy day, man. I just own the best umbrella." Spoken by big-time A&R rep character Dennis Hope in "Almost Famous," these words have resounded throughout the years. Major record labels have historically been seen as safe havens, bastions of wealth and influence, with pockets...

Vlogging further bastardizes Web media

Credit: Sloane


November 15, 2009

I'm perusing YouTube watching inane videos when suddenly I stumble upon… an inane video. This one is different, though. This one claims to be a part of a series of other videos by the same guy. Vlogging? Huh. I press play with minimal expectations. What meets my eyes is horrifying. A kid with a ...

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