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Startups, Innovation and What's Next in New Media: A Report From OpenCoSF

Anne Hill | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology
Anne Hill

With more than 2,000 people attending sessions hosted at over 80 different startups, OpenCoSF was a huge success. This will be an important next few years for independent content creators, as the new tide of media startups begin to change the game once again

Felicia Day Chats Live About 'The Guild,' 'Dr. Horrible' Sequel and Running Her Own YouTube Network (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.09.2012 | TV
Shira Lazar

Since "The Guild" launched its highly anticipated sixth season last week, famed video gamer Ms. Day now has a bit more time to devote to her favorite hobby, but that's not to say she isn't busy taking new media by storm.

The Rise of the Renaissance Reporter

Gillian Frew | Posted 12.08.2012 | Media
Gillian Frew

Nowadays, the ability to multitask is a prerequisite for almost any new job in the industry.

Media Literacy in the Digital Age

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 12.05.2012 | Education
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Communication shapes our experience of reality. If we are not cognizant of the internalization of images, then how can we work to change its influence on our lives and the lives of our students, from the youngest to those in college?

The GROUND Collective at Milk Gallery

Joseph Sutton | Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts
Joseph Sutton

The GROUND Collective demonstrates the magazine's hopes to establish itself and create something fresh from the ashes of print media's heyday.

Quartz: New Hope or New Hype?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Quartz, the new business news site launched this week by Atlantic Media, has had good advance press. But I'm not buying the pre-launch hype until Quartz can convince me that it was deserved.

My Networked Life: Our Life Blood

Azita Ardakani | Posted 11.25.2012 | Impact
Azita Ardakani

There are thousands of examples of what can happen when individuals bind together and stand for something. Whatever the cause, individual or collective, you can create or help create a positive outcome overnight.

'Occupy'-er Charges 5K To Lecture On Evils Of Capitalism | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

About a month before the launch of last September's Occupy protests, I started getting email "tips" promising a big protest campaign against Wall Stre...

ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose: Seeking Silicon Valley (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

The motto of the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose is Seeking Silicon Valley. The 2012 ZERO1 Biennial features an extensive program of exhibitions, publ...

WATCH: Awesome Publication Needs A Few More Dollars

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.08.2012 | New York

"Loud flashes of yellow are all around you in this city—46,000 taxi sedans, vans and S.U.V.’s streaking across the streets of New York," writes Di...

Stacy Lambe: Is Media Heading Towards the BuzzFeed Model?

Mike Casey | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media
Mike Casey

Having just broken the 30 million monthly visitor mark, are outlets such as BuzzFeed the future of media?

The New Twilight Zone: Booth at the End's Season 2 Launches

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

Booth at the End has had all the earmarks of a hit to me since I watched the first 30 seconds of the first episode.

Will the Media Help Berlusconi Reclaim Italy's Premiership?

Iginio Gagliardone | Posted 10.02.2012 | Home
Iginio Gagliardone

Given the inextricable relationship between Berlusconi's political success and Italy's media, a video series has been developed to offer insight into the role of the media in Italy today and their influence on the country's politics.

The Future of Journalism: Wanna' Buy a House?

Robert Schwab | Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Out of the creative destruction of the newspaper industry, which is still struggling to find business models that work, comes individual journalists who turn their own work into a product sold through the new small businesses.

Why I'm Excited for the 8th Annual BlogHer Conference

Toni Nagy | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women
Toni Nagy

The BlogHer conference is a chance to meet bloggers, to network, to hone your writing skills, to get advice on blogging business skills and to connect to the community.

A Call for Video Grant Applications

Fron Nahzi | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology
Fron Nahzi

Today's technology allows more people more opportunities to propose solutions to the world's problems. When both the donor and the applicants free themselves from the offline approach to developing and implementing ideas, it will better our society.

Why Are You Reading This?

Brian Benton | Posted 09.04.2012 | Teen
Brian Benton

Before the Internet, it was an honor to have your words published. Only the best -- the most qualified -- could get a byline. Now, anyone can.

Can We Reinvent TV News (Please)?

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 09.02.2012 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

Let's not rely on Sorkin to reinvent TV news. But let's reinvent it, please.

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.