Blueprints

April 7, 2011 - 12:55pm
How Charlie Sheen's supposed scholarly honor from SU made for an April Fools' prank.

Charlie Sheen - April Fools JokeWe have 359 days left to plan for next year's April Fools' Day, but I'm not sure we'll ever top last week's Charlie Sheen gag.

October 19, 2010 - 8:29pm
Covering a fairly routine sidewalk protest near SU turns contentious.
Editor's Note: Photojournalist Keith Edelman was assigned to cover a protest near campus for The NewsHouse. The following is his account of a dispute with two Syracuse police officers.

Two hundred yards from Newhouse 3 — a building with the First Amendment plastered across its glass façade — I was nearly arrested by the Syracuse Police Department while covering a story.

September 12, 2010 - 3:58pm
Anyone interested in contributing to this website should join us Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaborative Media Room.

TheNewsHouse.com is well on its way to becoming one of Syracuse University's main sources of news, sports and entertainment on and off The Hill, and now is your chance to get involved. 

We are looking for students with all interests and talents. Whether you are a writer, photographer, videographer, social media maven or tech guru, we'd like to get to know you and discuss how you can gain valuable experience with The NewsHouse.

February 9, 2010 - 7:06pm
A preview of the soon-to-be blog that will feature fiction, opinion and humorous video shorts.

Here at The NewsHouse we try our best to present news to our viewers in innovative ways, keeping up with the spread of multimedia and online world. Whether it's through photo stories, compelling text or interactive graphics, we want to make TheNewsHouse.com an engaging and interesting experience.  

November 24, 2009 - 12:16am
Here's a brief look at the day leading to the Ira Glass interview.

November 17 has been marked on my calendar since Spring '09. I even devoted an entire blog to the date nearly two months prior.

November 13, 2009 - 11:01am
Find out what powers this Web site with a peak at our content management system.

Whether it’s Facebook or NYTimes.com, behind every Web site there’s a content management system.

At The NewsHouse, we have The Juicer.

Our production system – also known as a CMS – allows us to add photos, articles, videos, audio, blogs, databases and more and then configures those into what you see when you type TheNewsHouse.com into your Web browser.

October 20, 2009 - 3:12pm
The staff of The NewsHouse fills you in on our social media strategy.

Let’s talk social media.

Celebrities are doing it. Businesses are doing it. And most likely, you’re doing it too.

According to a blog by Facebook creator Mark Zuckerburg, there are 250 million people on Facebook. That number is from July 2009, and it’s only getting larger. People are signing up for accounts as you sit here reading this.

Like many other...

October 11, 2009 - 1:35pm
A few insights into the day The New York Times' tech guy stopped by.

David Pogue had just hit the 1 million follower mark on Twitter the day he spoke with The NewsHouse for our video interview.

Though later on Sept. 20, Pogue jokingly tweeted that his followers were a combination of spam, auto-follow and users who had left the site, during his interview it was clear why so many people look to him for tech advice.  Barely 5 minutes had passed before he began talking about gadgets.  All it took was one quick glance...