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Participatory Politics: New Media and Youth Political Action

Alecia DeCoudreaux | Posted 08.26.2012 | College
Alecia DeCoudreaux

Considering the extent that young people are using new media to communicate their political views or exhort others to action, one has to wonder about the accuracy and veracity of the information they're using to formulate their message.

The Slow News Movement

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.22.2012 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity gathers thousands of innovative thinkers and practitioners in advertising and media from around the world to talk about what's new and what's next in our brave new digital world. And, more and more, people and innovative companies are recognizing that we actually have a life beyond our gadgets.

The Importance of Anticipating Your Customers Needs

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.15.2012 | Small Business
Daniel Burrus

Instead of asking customers, "What would you like?" and giving it to them, you have to focus on the more important question. Ask yourself, "What would customers really want to do if they only knew they could do it?"

The New Media Film Festival Returns to L.A. This Week

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Now in its third year, The New Media Film Festival, the event that Culture Rehab called 'Sundance for the Facebook crowd' returns to the Landmark Cinema on West Pico.

Design Your Website for Mobile First

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Make no mistake: It's a hard trend (a certainty) that tablets and smart phones are rapidly becoming people's main computer. Therefore, you want your website to be seen well on these devices and to be useful.

Wayfinding, Media Education and Storytelling

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 08.07.2012 | Education
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

In our time of chaotic media, educators need to learn wayfinding skills. Constantly evolving online spaces are replacing the more static environments of traditional print and electronic media.

Produced By Conference Is A Notch Above

Abe Schwartz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Abe Schwartz

What I love about the Produced By Conference is just how much ground it covers. It doesn't matter if you've yet to produce your first feature, there will be panels and workshops that should be of tremendous value.

The Key to Thriving in a Game-Changing Business Environment

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

No company is ever secure in its dominance. But that's actually good news because it means opportunity for those companies that see the disruptions occurring, understand them, and take advantage of them.

How to Become a reSource When Pluto Becomes a Festival -- A Foretaste of transmediale 2013 in Berlin

Simona Lodi | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Simona Lodi

In the Internet world, BWPWAP is a meme that points back to a forgotten era, symbolizing a world that no longer exists, when life was simple and idyllic.

Men Still Dominating Bylines In Journalism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.29.2012 | Media

A new study released on Tuesday revealed that men continue to dominate the majority of bylines on articles published in various types of news outlets....

Improvisation: Vertical Videos Offer iPad Users a New Experience

Christoph A. Geiseler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media
Christoph A. Geiseler

Smartphones, tablets, and rotating monitors make it possible for users to watch videos in a vertical format that was never possible on conventional screens. Here are 10 tips for filmmakers who want to produce vertical videos.

A Student Perspective: Generational Differences in News Use

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 07.21.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

The Pew Research Center has identified three types of media users: Traditionalists, Integrators, and Net-Newsers. I am in my 20's and am a Net-Newser. My mom, on the other hand, is a Traditionalist.

The Future of Advertising Sales -- It's all About Integration

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Today, media and marketing go beyond mere storytelling; now it's about storytelling and dialogue. That's why social media's so popular. It's not about the word "media"; it's about the word "social."

Warren Buffett and the Future of Journalism

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Education
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The Berkshire Hathaway offer to buy the Media General newspaper chain should offer the industry a shot of long-term optimism. Buffett expects a profitable future for newspapers during the next couple of decades.

Meditations On Television

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.29.2012 | Arts

Stephanie Washburn's "television drawings" are not drawings at all, but painterly photographs of a mediated TV screen. Although they look more like an...

WATCH: Meet Touchy, The Human Camera

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology

According to Eric Siu, we humans have lost our touch. Touchy, a "phenomenological social interaction experiment" developed by the Hong Kong-based n...

Is Big Media Dying, or Is It Reinventing?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.09.2012 | Media
Daniel Burrus

We tend to think that the old technology is completely dead, but that usually isn't the case. Rather, the old technology gets repurposed and integrated to add value to the future.

New Media Breaks Through: Fourth Wall Studios Launches RIDES

Turnstyle | Posted 07.04.2012 | Technology
Turnstyle

By: Noah J. Nelson The technological arms race that has given us wi-fi and social media has left our society with a fractured attention span in a bro...

A Piece of the Action

Ivan J. Parron | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Ivan J. Parron

If you're looking to raise capital for your media project, the U.S. government just inadvertently did you a big favor.

New Media Officially A Museum Piece

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.27.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — New media and the stories shaped by online culture and social networks now have a place in the Newseum, a Washington museum devote...

Triangulating Our Way to the Truth? (Excerpt)

Rory O'Connor | Posted 06.24.2012 | Books
Rory O'Connor

Every day, the single most important new trend within the digital information revolution -- the exponentially increasing amount of unvetted and unverified information now washing over us all -- continues to flashflood forward at a frightening pace.

Is It Time to Consider New Standards for News?

Jerry Lanson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

I've been thinking about whether the journalism profession should consider something else: attacking the speed at which rumors spread by taking these rumors apart in special news sections and teasing out what's true and false.

Michelle Millman on Journalism, Social Media and Being a Survivor

2morrowknight | Posted 06.18.2012 | Women
2morrowknight

Michelle Millman's intellect and command of topics is as impressive as her ability to connect with an expansive and diverse region of viewers. But what has endeared Michelle to an international audience is how she looked adversity in the face, and beat breast cancer.

On Being an American, or Dykes Are Always Foreign

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Kelly Cogswell

The agent said I sounded amazing, but should apply directly to a press that specialized in lesbian writing. This thing could never go mainstream. I suddenly wasn't an American anymore.

As the World Turns

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business
Paula Gordon

SAG-AFTRA, one union, now stands where once there were a separate Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Actors. The labor movement is far from dead.