Katie Humphrey

Reporter | Digital Life
Phone: 612-673-4758
Katie Humphrey is the digital life reporter for features. Katie has also covered Dakota County and a gaggle of south metro suburbs. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie covered cops, courts and city hall at the Austin American-Statesman. She studied journalism and Spanish (she’s fluent) at Northwestern University.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

After the mayhem, social media airs anguish and advocacy

In a watershed moment, Facebook and Twitter were powerful tools for crystallizing the nation's thoughts.

Updated: December 22, 2012, - 09:23 PM

Dec. 22, 2012: Hoffner gets 20-day unpaid suspension

Todd Hoffner's status as Minnesota State, Mankato's football coach remains unclear. The unpaid suspension might be over his use of university cellphone.

Updated: December 20, 2012, - 06:58 AM

White House lets 'pinners' look at presidential style

Perhaps 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue can offer some "pinspiration" for last-minute holiday decorating.

Updated: December 19, 2012, - 05:31 PM

Coupon clicking: Like, share, annoy

By clicking instead of clipping, shoppers can instantly get deals via social media. But by doing so, they -- and their friends and families -- become cogs in the marketing machine.

Updated: December 17, 2012, - 05:57 AM

Is that an elephant? Help researchers identify animals of the Serengeti

From the sofa in Minnesota, train your eyes on the plains of the Serengeti.

Updated: December 14, 2012, - 02:46 PM

May these famous folks tweet with divine inspiration

Who would you like to see on Twitter? With the pope tweeting soon, let us bow our heads and look at our Twitter feeds.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 09:52 AM

Tweet, text or talk?

The digital age has given us many ways to connect, but the hailstorm of chatter has only made life more complicated.

Updated: December 01, 2012, - 03:40 PM

Old chatter, new tricks

Old rules don't always apply to the new ways of staying in touch.

Updated: November 30, 2012, - 12:56 PM

Research takes more than Google

Teachers are worried that middle and high school students rely too much on Internet search engines to find information, says a new Pew Center study.

Updated: November 04, 2012, - 07:20 PM

Early voting, Minnesota style

Voters at Minneapolis City Hall turned in 220 absentee ballots on Saturday, far fewer than collected the same day four years ago.

Updated: November 03, 2012, - 06:54 PM

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