Poor Babies, Backyard Media, Hilowbrow and More

It’s been ages since I’ve promoted Birdhouse Hosting customer sites here on the blog — but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped taking on new users! Here’s a quick list of some of the best new sites to join Birdhouse in the past six months (full list here).

As a writer and multimedia journalist, Wroth brings subjects to life with fresh and media-appropriate use of photography, audio, video and the written word. She earned a Masters from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism in May 2008. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she focuses on food and agriculture, health, and urban renewal.

“Middlebrow is not the solution.” A Josh Glenn project site.

Kid-friendly version of the classic Archive of Misheard Lyrics.

Jaime Gross is a freelance journalist based in San Francisco, California. She writes about culture, design, art, architecture and travel—and the places where they overlap—for the New York Times; T, the New York Times Style Magazine; Travel + Leisure; Dwell; and Town and Country, among others.

Jackie and Seth are spending a couple years in Switzerland, living just outside of Lausanne in Renens VD.

“Raising Children in Mandarin and English. This site is part of my never-ending quest to find and share resources that make learning Chinese a fun and organic part of our children’s lives.”

Poor Babies
Life is Tough for the Rich and Powerful. Another Dan Gillmor project.

From journalist/technologist Dan Gillmor comes Mediactive: A Users’ Guide to Media in a Networked Age. “My goal is to help people become active and informed users of media, as consumers and as creators. We are in a media-saturated age, more so all the time, and we need to find ways to use media to our — and our society’s — best advantage.”

Tom Abate is a former small-press publisher turned newspaper reporter who lives in Castro Valley.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *