Entries published in November 2010
The news done broke
(or, “Dear Louise…”)
Once upon a time, Jacob wrote a wonderful insider’s view of how our election coverage works, and noted that basically the whole thing’s held together with baling twine and duct tape. That was 2006; it’s now 2010 and midterm elections are upon us again. As I write this I’m actually at my desk at the Journal-World office, and for the first time tonight nothing’s actually broken. So I’d like to update Jacob’s post with the story of how we do things now.
That little feed on the TV screen ...
pip install django-funserver
Step 2: Add “funserver” to your
Step 3: Run
For best results, don’t do this on a real server.
Code is here, for those interested.