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Seattle museum crowdsources upcoming exhibition

In the spirit of the “citizen curator” celebrated at the Frye in recent exhibitions includingThe Seattle Project (2010), Beloved (2012), Mw [Moment Magnitude] (2012), and 36 Chambers (2013), we’re disrupting museum practice and turning the Frye over to you. There are 232 paintings in the Frye’s Founding Collection. Their crowdsourced curation is taking place now on Facebook, Instagram, Pintrest and Tumblr as well as at the Frye website. The voting to […]

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Upworthy headlines and copycats: just say no. Please.

Upworthy has infected traditional media. In January, the New Yorker explained: The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You: Positivity and arousal go a long way toward explaining the success of Web sites like Upworthy, which started in 2012 and is known for using headlines designed to make you laugh, […]