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Final project: Husband-and-wife team bring ski journalism online

It’s a ski bum’s dream: Any given week in the wintertime, Heather and Greg Burke could be on top of a mountain anywhere in the country or world. In late March, they spent a few days at Big Sky Resort in Montana. In mid-April, they flew out to Austria to explore European ski resorts. Both …

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The mind-bloggling word of online ski communities

Besides the use of puns in headlines, I’ve learned a lot while maintaining this ski blog. If there’s one thing that stands out, it’s that information comes from all sorts of places for the blogger/aggregator of niche news. My absolute favorite, especially because of its local angle, is Boston.com’s the Ski Guru blog. It’s part …

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Final project outline

I’ve looked into two different story ideas for my final project. The first is a profile on ski blogger Heather Burke, who is the main writer of Boston.com’s Ski Guru blog. She’s a member of the North American Snowsports Journalists Association, the North American Travel Journalists Association, and the Eastern Ski Writers Association. She’s the …

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Trail map for ski blog readers

Ever feel like you’re lost among the thousands of ski blogs around the web? Well, fear not! The Ski Guru: Boston.com, along with its New England ski and snow sports page, features a blog with updates on New England skiing. Snow sports journalist Heather Burke maintains it. Sometimes Boston.com sports blogger Eric Wilbur contributes. This …

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