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Topic: facebook

Picture this

OKC photographers snap up Instagram.


Malena Lott
Once upon a time, cameras were for the wealthy; and photography, as art, for professionals only. Thanks to smartphones and even smarter apps, photos and art have entered into a covenant for the masses at the altar of Instagram, which Apple named the 2011 App of the Year.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Slurred speech


Gazette staff
Easter morning came with a jarring jolt of profanity when CNN correspondent Susan Candiotti delivered quite the rotten egg during on-location coverage of the April 6 shooting spree in Tulsa that resulted in three deaths, killings that authorities contend were racially motivated.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

American, Italian or Asian — oh, my!

We recently posed this to our Facebook readers:

American, Italian or Asian: Assume you had to choose between those cuisines. To which local restaurant would you head?

Bella Vista is great for Italian food!” —Michael Shoopman

Grand House.” —Joe Meinhart

Jana's in Norman: Thai and Italian.” —Gene Glaser

Spaghetti Warehouse in Bricktown.” —John O'Connor

My new fave: Charm, for Thai.” —Sara C. Jacoby

Bistro Lorene in Chickasha.” —Lorene Fite Wood

American: Cheever's. Italian: Vito's. Asian: Thai Kitchen Cafe downtown.” —Rot Job

You simply cannot beat that old American standby … Taco Bell.” —Adam Orendac

P.F. Chang's, Texas Road House, Olive Garden.” —Benjamin A. Pena

Pachinko Parlor for sushi!” —Bekki Liles

Papa Dio's.” —Suzanne Pennington Short

by Carol Smaglinski 05.21.2012 2 years ago
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Flattered glass

Make a break for 'Fusion: A New Century of Glass,' but don’t you dare touch.

Visual Arts

Susannah Waite
Fusion: A New Century of Glass
opening Thursday, through Sept. 9
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Shoulda tied me kangaroo down, sport


Gazette staff
Lucy! You got some ’splainin’ to do!
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Facebook fumble


Gazette staff
Wes Welker’s wife apparently forgot that social media isn’t the safest place to say mean things about famous people. Anna Burns Welker, whose husband is the Oklahoma City native-turned-New England Patriots wide receiver, recently vented her frustration on her personal Facebook page following the Patriots’ 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013


Like texting and talking during movies? Then the OKC Film Club is not for you.


Alyssa Grimley
OKC Film Club
7 p.m. Tuesday
The Parish
1757 N.W. 16th
Wednesday, May 1, 2013


Log on for drama.


Rod Lott
Its technology will be dated hopelessly within a few years, but for now, Disconnect stands as an accurate parable on the dangers of the Internet.
Friday, May 3, 2013

To catch a crook

Local law enforcement agencies turn to social media in their fight against crime.


Brendan Hoover
Local law enforcement agencies are enlisting help from the public in fighting crime through social media. Through Facebook, Twitter and other online methods, they can release information faster and easier than ever, said Mark Myers, Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) spokesman.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013


Businesses navigate a new landscape in which social media may play a make-or-break role.


Dean Anderson
It’s the 21st-century equivalent of picket lines, letter-writing campaigns and a full-page ad in The New York Times. But the power of social media, as wielded by an ordinary citizen with a cell phone, can have a greater coordinated impact than all of them put together.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013