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Open source video editing? Yes, there is such a thing!

Editorial -- For many broadcasters, complex nonlinear editors like Avid, Audition, Premiere, Edius and ProTools are a breeze.  But for most, these are toys we only get to play with at work -- they're too expensive to buy a copy for occasional "hobbyist" use at home.  For years, Audacity has been a popular open-source multitrack […]

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Celebrating 12 years of

Dear Readers, Today, marks its 12th anniversary.  Scott Jameson launched the site on March 1, 2001.  Back then, the site focused exclusively on the Syracuse radio scene.  Today, the site covers radio happenings in three markets, and local television news in two of those markets.

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Liked us on Facebook, but not seeing much? Try this...

Nearly 450 of you have "liked" the / page on Facebook.  But since Facebook recently changed the way "page" items appear in news feeds, we noticed most of our posts are only seen by a fraction of our fans.  So, if you have "liked" us, but you haven't been seeing much from us […]

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Year in Review 2012: Local Broadcasting's Arrivals and Departures

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Here we are, wrapping another year documenting the happenings of local radio and television in Syracuse, Utica and Ithaca.  Sometimes you don't realize just how much has changed in local broadcasting until you stop to take a look back at the past twelve months.  Today, we begin our annual Year in […]

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Where's Picture of the Week?

Starting this week, we're trying something different: rather than appearing at midnight, Picture of the Week will appear at 7:00am. If you're checking in early, we'll give you a hint... this week's pictures (there will be two) will take you back about 20 years into Utica-Rome radio history.

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Elsewhere: Louisville, KY Fans Embrace WROC-TV

ROCHESTER -- Although it's been a slow week in territory, there's notable news to the west: a corporate stalemate has resulted in Rochester CBS affiliate WROC-TV getting piped into cable systems in Louisville, Kentucky -- and some viewers there are having some fun with the swap.

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Changes at and

Readers, just wanted to provide an update about some recent developments here at and  These updates may or may not necessarily matter to you, but in the interest of full disclosure, I wanted to throw together a brief summary.

Read More Celebrates 11 Years

SYRACUSE -- It was exactly eleven years ago today that posted its very first story.  This year's celebration is pretty low-key compared to the multi-day series of special features offered for the 10th anniversary last year, but I still wanted to take the opportunity to mark the occasion.

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Pre-Spring Cleaning at and

SYRACUSE -- There are a few minor changes you may have noticed here at and We've finally caught up on some housecleaning we've been meaning to do for quite some time.

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New Twitter List for "Alumni" of CNY Radio and TV

Whether or not you're among our 700+ Twitter followers (and thank you all!), we wanted to let you know about a new Twitter "list" we just started.  @cnyradio/CNY-alumni gives you a convenient one-click way to follow broadcasters who used to work at radio or TV stations in Syracuse, Utica or Ithaca.  But we know it's far […]

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