Hacking Explained: Jack Rice and Dan Patterson on Progressive AM 950

Download Audio Jack and Dan discuss a brief history of hacking, explain how the NSA captured personal user data from major internet providers, and provide a few essential security tips for the web and mobile on Minnesota’s progressive talk station, AM 950. Learn more about about the NSA from expert James Bamford, and security from … Continue reading Hacking Explained: Jack Rice and Dan Patterson on Progressive AM 950

Sudan Stories with Jack Rice and Dan Patterson on Progressive AM 950

Recorded on AM 950 in Minneapolis as commentary on media training conducted by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio In which I join talk radio host, former CIA agent, and public defender Jack Rice to share stories on 950 AM in Minneapolis about storytelling, reporting from Cairo, and digital journalism in conflict regions. Learn more at AM … Continue reading Sudan Stories with Jack Rice and Dan Patterson on Progressive AM 950

Sudan Stories: Language, Guns, & Phones – Media Training In Cairo

Recorded in March 2014 as part of a media training by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio From an ad-hoc classroom through the bustling streets of Cairo to the Pyramids of Giza, this is an audio journal of stories and  thoughts recorded while working with Small World News to train Sudanese media makers in March of 2014. Our hotel was located down a busy, … Continue reading Sudan Stories: Language, Guns, & Phones – Media Training In Cairo

Sudan Stories: The Story of N – Imprisoned and Blinded

Recorded in March 2014 as part of a media training by Small World News in Cairo, Egypt.  Download Audio N is from a city in Sudan. I met her during our training course in Cairo. N was a media student for two weeks and I had to opportunity to know her well. In Sudan, N has a reputation as a hard-working and warm-hearted … Continue reading Sudan Stories: The Story of N – Imprisoned and Blinded

Coverage: Voices of September 11th

Along with the @abcnewsradio team I helped to cover the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. I manned the social media ‘desk.’ Using a Google Voice number, followers shared short audio memories of September 11th. I pruned and edited the audio submissions then uploaded each to Soundcloud. During the ceremony I slowly released short segments via … Continue reading Coverage: Voices of September 11th

Interview: How to Disappear with Frank Ahearn

This interview was initially posted for @abcnewsradio and can be found here. How to disappear completely and never be found: an interview with Skiptracer Frank Ahearn Frank Ahearn, author of How to Disappear, is a Skiptracer: he helps locate ‘lost’ individuals. Perhaps more importantly, Frank helps people disappear. In this interview with Dan Patterson from … Continue reading Interview: How to Disappear with Frank Ahearn

Interviews From The 2011 United Nations Talk Radio Day

This post was originally published on @abcnewsradio and can be found here. The following interviews were conducted by ABC News Radio’s Dan Patterson during the 2011 UN Talk Radio Day. Hosted by the UN Foundation in a ‘radio row’ format (a rapid-fire series of interviews), Talk Radio Day pairs UN policy-makers and officials with talk … Continue reading Interviews From The 2011 United Nations Talk Radio Day

Interview: Tech Entrepreneur Andrew Hyde Owns 15 Things

This post was originally created for @abcnewsradio and can be found here. Andrew Hyde is a successful entrepreneur, founder of Startup Weekend, and organizer of the TEDxBoulder conference. By all rights Mr. Hyde should reside in an expensive Manhattan condo and dine at the most exclusive restaurants. Instead, Mr. Hyde owns just 15 things and is currently homeless. … Continue reading Interview: Tech Entrepreneur Andrew Hyde Owns 15 Things

Interview: Author Max Brallier on Digital Publishing

This post was originally created for @abcnewsradio and can be found here. Max Brallier, author and marketing representative for St. Martin’s Press, discusses the future of digital publishing with ABC’s Dan Patterson.  Brallier, author of Can YOU Survive the Zombie Apocalypse and the new Kindle-only Vatican Assassin Warlock, describes historic publishing models of marketing and distribution, then contrasts tradational … Continue reading Interview: Author Max Brallier on Digital Publishing