Author Archives: Buffy Andrews

About Buffy Andrews

Assistant Managing Editor of Features and Niche Publications for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Also, Social Media Coordinator.

Layar: Great way to make print interactive

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. I used Layar to embed a podcast into this photo. I love using Layar to make print interactive. I could’ve added more links, slideshows etc. In fact, the one I did of my book … Continue reading

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Playbuzz: A spooktacular Halloween quiz

Check out the Halloween quiz I built using Playbuzz. Possible revenue streams include area attractions for sponsorship or various ad positions. Take the quiz and let me know how you scored!

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Reporter uses Soundcite to enrich text

One of my greatest joys as a teacher is seeing a “student” use the tools I’ve taught them. Recently, I led a session on storytelling tools, which included Soundcite. You might recall my carousel post in which I used Soundcite … Continue reading

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Biker songs: Curated via Listly and Spotify

Biker songs View more lists from Buffy Andrews

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JuxtaposeJS used for DePauw University then/now comparison

JuxtaposeJS is a free tool that allows you to compare two different views of the same scene.  It’s great for before/after, then/now shots. All you need are the links to the images you’d like to compare. I took an old … Continue reading

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RebelMouse used to curate York Fair content

One way to curate around a topic is to use RebelMouse. Here’s one I did for the upcoming York Fair. For those not familiar with RebelMouse, it allows you to pull in content from social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, … Continue reading

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DePauw University student journalists transforming newsroom

I recently returned from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., as a Kilgore Counselor.   The  position is named after Barney Kilgore, the famed editor of The Wall Street Journal, who was a DePauw alum who loved The DePauw.  It was my second stint … Continue reading

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Camp Security list built via Playbuzz

Aug. 25 marked the start of a month-long exploration of Camp Security on a nearly 4-acre area off Locust Grove Road in Springettsbury Township in York County, Pa. Archaeologist Steve Warfel, field assistant Amanda Snyder and the volunteers are looking … Continue reading

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Camp Security quiz

I pulled this quiz together using Playbuzz. I wanted to enrich our content online at at the same time provide an interactive learning experience. Our reporter on the story, Teresa Boeckel, provided the trivia questions and answers. How well do … Continue reading

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Test your knowledge of DePauw History

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