Is this 1-star review for Our Malibu Beaches a word of caution or a not-so-veiled threat? A bad idea By max x from United States about Our Malibu Beaches (version 1.3.6, Apple App Store) on Sep 04, 2013 A guide to beaches where the locals will key your cars while you are forced to sit
Legendary journalist and Center for Investigative Reporting e.d. Robert Rosenthal just posted about the aims and goals of Reveal. I’ll have more on my particular interest in the project soon. “We know that the public cares about deeply reported stories that hold the powerful accountable and give voice to the voiceless. But too often, those
Current.org, the public media trade magazine, did a lengthy feature on my latest project Reveal. Public Radio Exchange is adding a new weekly show to its development slate — Reveal, a joint production with the Center for Investigative Journalism. Reveal is scheduled to hit the air next year, so PRX and CIR are producing a pilot to
What do you get when you cross the best journalists on the planet with a public media company that truly understands 2013’s media landscape? A few more public-facing details about this only-just-now-no-longer-secret project are on my project page. For now, there’s barely time to post – we’re in the thick of a production marathon. More
We’re still a few weeks away from the Android version of Our Malibu Beaches. Even so, the iPhone app reached a notable milestone just before Labor Day weekend.
A great piece on All Things Considered shows how the Malibu app fits into a bigger fight over coastal access that happening right now in the California Legislature. Reporter Daniel Hajek ties Malibu’s new parking rules to AB 976, which would give the Calif. Coastal Commission the ability to enforce the Calif. Coastal Act –
The quote from Richard Mendoza at top of the piece says a lot about why we did this. “We thought it was just private, so we wouldn’t even go for it,” he said. “But now we know the app. The app is useful for sure.” 23,207 downloads as of yesterday. Link: Mobile App Maps Malibu’s Hidden
Awesome tech / news site The Verge sent Trent Wolbe – awesome writer and generally great guy – to cover our Malibu beach party, marking the official launch of Our Malibu Beaches. It was a great day and Trent got what a lot of reporters have missed about our work on this app – it’s much more than