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Sunday, May 18, 2014
#clarkclass--the "Bat Belt" returns
Tomorrow's #clarkclass Twitter for Journalists is Dave Rhea, one cool guy, former musician and now general manager of The Oklahoma Gazette, @okgazette, returning perhaps for the fourth time. He first spoke when he worked in online media for The Journal Record, @journalrecord, the daily business newspaper, and has since changed jobs. But his message to students, about being versatile and serious, hasn't changed, though it keeps evolving. Here's the article he wrote for his blog, about the "Bat Belt" analogy. He'll talk about "disruptive technology."