EDITOR'S BLOG

Video Replay: The UpTake Honored With Career Freedom Of Information Award

Video cameras played a role both Freedom of Information awards from a Minnesota government watchdog group. MnCOGI honored The UpTake for its pioneering use of video and a Burnsville police…
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New Documentary Highlights Campaign That Defeated Anti-Gay Amendment

Nov. 6, 2012 marked the first time a voters of a state turned back a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The campaign, the volunteers, the leaders, and the voters that…
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Welcome To Our New Website

New look, new functionalities, better search – same old reliable UpTake content.  We’re still moving into the site, unpacking the boxes and trying out all the new tech goodies so…

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State Agency Action Threatens Press Access

The Office of Administration for the State of Minnesota has cancelled a pressroom lease for The UpTake, a credentialed member of the capitol press corps. State officials claim that The…

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Center for Public Integrity Praises The UpTake

The Center for Public Integrity, a non-partisan non-profit organization committed to “transparent and comprehensive reporting in both the United States and around the world,” has put The UpTake in its…

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Press Release – 12/30/08

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STATEMENT BY THE UPTAKE Video news site clarifies MN GOP Chair’s statements ST PAUL [12/30/08] – Earlier today Ron Carey, Chair of the Minnesota GOP, called The…

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We Are The Media (Pool)

NEWS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       CONTACT: John Aiken                                                                                                                       (651) 297-8919 STATE CANVASSING BOARD MEETS TUESDAY -Office provides live feed of board meeting to media outlets WHAT:   The State Canvassing Board’s convenes…

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The UpTake’s New Media Space @ the RNC

Independent Journalists, New Media Gurus, Bloggers, Alternative Media Outlets… Are  you looking for a place to work during the Republican National Convention? Space is limited and will fill up quickly.…

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Teaching The Legacy Media New Tricks

I had a feeling of Deja Vu watching KARE-11, the Minneapolis NBC affiliate try using the Mogulus live streaming service today.  The live camera was coming from Eric Perkins, their…

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Happy Birthday to The UpTake

There are a several dates we can point to for the birth of The UpTake. We first met to discuss doing this in early 2007. July 2007 is the month…

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