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Notes From a Clueless Journalist: Afghan Women Love The War!

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Mull

I am the Afghanistan Blogging Fellow for The Seminal and Brave New Foundation. You can read my work on The Seminal or at Rethink Afghanistan. The view...

5 Lessons from the NAB

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By owning the day to day computing experience of so many people Apple is looking to lock down how people expect technology to work, and in doing so limit where their competitors can make headway in nearly every market.

London Review Of Books Publisher Celebrates 30 Years: The Book Review Is Not Dead!

Nicholas Spice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nicholas Spice

For all the dark mutterings of the intelligentsia about the decline of serious literary journalism in the digital age, it seems the long form review essay is doing just fine.

From Cape Town with Love: Our Journey from Book to Vook (VIDEO)

Tananarive P. Due | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tananarive P. Due

To squeeze our story down to Vook size, we had to chop a 350-page novel down to about 85 pages. And our deadline was a matter of days.

The (Journalism) World Is Flat

Taylor West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor West

Last week, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist at the 2010 Schuneman Symposium on Photojournalism and New Media at Ohio University's E.W. Scri...

NAB Show -- March of the Independents

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The NAB Show is all about the big new toys that filmmakers and TV production companies will build their budgets around for the next year.

How iPads Can Make Your Kids Smarter

Laura Moser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laura Moser

From where we're sitting, it looks like we've become a nation of people who read all the time, even at the breakfast table. And surely that can't be all bad, can it?

Media: The Ultimate Power T ool

Elise Crane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elise Crane

Despite potential risks, new media is here to stay and peacebuilders should dedicate themselves to further research on how best to leverage new media to effect peace and dialogue.

Helen Thomas, Old Journalism Ambushed by the New One

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hani Almadhoun

For years now, I have heard Helen Thomas speak the truth and dazzle her audience. This is clearly a case of "gotcha journalism."

The New York Times in Chicago: Under the Influence?

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

New York Times digital editor Jim Schachter has gone into full denial mode in response to a Columbia Journalism Review article raising concerns about foundation funding for nonprofit news.

The FTC Confuses Newspapers With Journalism as it Seeks New Media Tax

Michael Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Gonzalez

To alleviate the plight of the newspaper industry, the FTC is considering remedies including a proposal to extend the Copyright Act to make facts proprietary, increasing NPR and PBS's funding, and levying a tax on Internet users.

PdF: Forget the Internet, Think Mobile

Scott Goodstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Scott Goodstein

Mobile technology, while still in its infancy, has gone from simply distributing horoscopes and ring tones to helping political and social justice movements quickly alert and even engage millions of people.

The Personal Democracy Forum Is Back in Town

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

Scott Heiferman proposed, "Use the Internet to get off the Internet!" His suggestion was applauded, despite the furious Blackberry scrolling in the midst of the proceedings.

Jose Antonio Vargas On The Obama White House's Efforts To Leverage New Media (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post Technology & Innovations Editor Jose Antonio Vargas appeared on PBS NewsHour last night to discuss the Obama White House's efforts to ...

FCC Reviews Buggy Whip Rules

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The FCC's decision to review its rules on how many radio and TV stations a company can own in a single market came five days after Google announced the introduction of Google TV.

Converging Worlds? New Media, Social Media, Journalism, Communications, Marketing

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

Yesterday, I caught up with an old school mate of mine. She is a brand manager at P&G. As we talked about the work that each of us is doing these da...

The New Kids on the Internet

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

As founders of two of the most hedonistic and bohemian "addictive digital platforms," 22-year-old Christopher Poole and 17-year-old Andrey Ternovskiy are this generation's Internet legends.

Audiences Don't Pay for Content

Mark McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark McLaughlin

The media industry needs to get healthy but we won't get there if we think about the Internet as the reason that consumers have stopped paying for content.

Truth vs. 'Truthiness': The Price We Pay for Ignoring Reality

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

While the current ways in which we seek media may be seductive, there is a social price we pay. How is the truth being monitored?

Bringing Congress to Every Home in America: The New Media Working Group

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rep. Mike Honda

We believe in the importance of an informed and engaged electorate. The American people are our nation's greatest resource and empowering them with information can lead to better public policy.

New Radical Revolution: 10 World-Changing Ideas

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Here are some profiles of the revolution at work - people and ideas that came onto my radar recently.

Don't Lament a Crumbling Establishment: Praise a Reinvigorated Democracy

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

My advice to incumbents is: choose to embrace asymmetrical politics; choose the courageous politics of bridge building over the vapid politics of personal destruction. In the months ahead, I'm hoping for the former and bracing myself for the latter.

New Media at the 2010 NYC Art Fairs

Erik Sanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Erik Sanner

What perturbs me about art fairs is the lack of new media art -- some art fairs exhibit a smattering, others none at all. Are there really so few notable practicing new media artists?

Shekhar Kapur Is a Serious Man

Nick Kreiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Kreiss

I've been hearing that Director Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth and so much more) has been hard at work on a futuristic water thriller/musical, and I had to get the inside scoop.

Boulder Liberals Launch a Highly Collaborative Website

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Is The Blue Line visionary? Will it survive and build a following?