Old services meet new media: a tweeting cabbie’s growing business

"Can you pick me up at my place in 15 minutes? Text me when you get here." No, this isn't a text message to a friend or a call to a car service—it's a direct message sent through Twitter to a driver of a Chicago cab. Rashid Temuri, who goes by "Chicago Cabbie" online (@ChicagoCabbie … Continue reading Old services meet new media: a tweeting cabbie’s growing business

The Rev. Robert Barron takes to TV, blogs, YouTube as a new-media Catholic priest

The Rev. Robert Barron, a Chicago-based Roman Catholic priest, has made himself a new-media messenger for the church, bringing a Catholic perspective to topics from “Avatar” to atheism to the use of steroids in baseball. The author of 10 books, he has posted more than 180 cultural commentaries on YouTube and delivers a weekly homily … Continue reading The Rev. Robert Barron takes to TV, blogs, YouTube as a new-media Catholic priest