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Virtual makeover: Pac-12 launches new websites — which is your favorite?

The Pacific-12 athletic conference just got a virtual makeover. Eight of Pac-12′s schools launched brand new websites today based on a “unified network of digital properties” established across the conference. As part of the creation of the Pac-12 Network in 2011, each team in the conference will now have their website content hosted by New York-based… Read More

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From shopping advice to walking devices, startups with UW ties show off their successful ideas

The entrepreneurial talent coming out of the University of Washington was on full display Tuesday evening at the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. For the fourth installment of the Seattle Tech Meetup, five local startups with UW ties gave five-minute pitches to a crowd of several hundred on the UW campus. But perhaps the… Read More

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Washington’s Steve Sarkisian is the 5th most popular college football coach on Twitter

If the Washington Huskies football team ends up losing Saturday at the Las Vegas Bowl, head coach Steve Sarkisian probably won’t be the most well-liked guy in town. That’s O.K., though — in Twitter-land, he’ll still be one of the most-popular coaches in the nation. According to a USA Today ranking of the college football coaches with the… Read More

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UW policy restricting reporter tweets is not just claiming rights, but taking turf

In 2009, the Southeastern Conference, one of the most powerful in college sports, tried something stupid. In a hopeless and short-lived social media policy, it banned fans from tweeting, updating Facebook or sharing in any way live posts from its games. Many are calling the University of Washington’s athletic department just as ignorant this week… Read More

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Twitter limit: University of Washington caps live game coverage for media, threatens credential revocation

UPDATE, NOV. 13 3:30 P.M.: We followed up on this story and asked several schools up and down the west coast about their live coverage policies. Read more here. ———————————————————————— It looks like college coaches aren’t the only ones restricting Twitter use. Todd Dybas, a reporter for the Tacoma News Tribune, Tweeted yesterday that he was… Read More