Why I’m Excited about Manton Reece’s Microblogging Effort

I’ve always wanted to find a way to easily include small bits of text or images here on Newley.com that I would otherwise post only on silos owned Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. I’m talking about links, observations, snapshots — not full blog posts, which I’ll continue to write, but rather fun little snippets that I’d […]

Personal Blogging: Everything Old is New Again

Blogging — at one’s own custom domain, as opposed to scribbling away over at Medium or penning an email newsletter — is cool! Seriously, is it 2014, or 2004? Fred Wilson: There’s a bit of a renaissance of real personal blogging here in NYC. Two of the original NYC bloggers have, after years of writing […]

A Look Back at 2012: Some Notable Posts and Stories

2012 has been a memorable year for me. In addition to writing some stories that I’m quite proud of, I departed Thailand after six years to begin studying for my Master’s in Business and Economics Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School in New York City. (I’m on winter break now and am writing this from […]

Exploring Tumblr

Tumblr is a free blogging platform that makes posting material — whether it’s images, audio, video, links, or text — extremely easy. Because I’m interested in all things Web publishing-related, I’ve set up an experimental tumblr page — er, tumblelog — at newley.tumblr.com. I don’t know if I’ll continue to updating it or not, but […]

What I’ve Been Reading

From the world’s greatest journeys to blogging geekery to funny accents, here’s a list of some material I’ve been enjoying online over the past months but haven’t had time to link to until now: Travel: — Wanderlust: GOOD magazine “maps out history’s greatest journeys, from Magellan to Kerouac” — World Hum interview: “Paul Theroux: Invisible […]