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Matthew Russell

Let's do lunch: A Twitter chat about food

by Matthew Russell (mattsimoto)

Submitted 11-04-2010 under OPINION

This is a lunch chat you can brown bag, dine out, order in or even stay in bed for. From the Twitter account @verylocal, Rapidian Content Facilitator Matthew Russell will be asking questions and offering prompts about food from noon to 2 p.m....

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Interaction with The Rapidian helps generate coverage ideas

by Matthew Russell (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-18-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff*: A major element of The Rapidian, if not the most important, is community involvement. Without interaction between readers and reporters, the Rapidian wouldn't be able to offer much, which is why we try to encourage...

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Holding down the fort while Rapidian staffer recovers

by Denise Cheng (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: I visited Matt Russell at the hospital this morning. You may have already heard about his moped accident because even though The Rapidian's content facilitator is confined to a hospital bed, he's been tweeting...

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Moped accident results in signficant injuries

by Denise Cheng (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under NEWS

At approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, Matthew Russell was headed west on Fulton on his way home to Grandville. It was pouring rain, and according to Russell, who was riding his moped, he was edged over by a vehicle in the right lane and...

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Press Pit: How to get the whole story

by Matthew Russell (mattsimoto)

Submitted 05-13-2010 under

This Press Pit will focus on getting the whole story. There are key questions every reporter should have in their head when covering a topic, whether it's in the News, Local Life or Opinion. Getting the most out of your sources is key to your story'...

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