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An Earthquake For Digital Media in Latin America

Pablo Mancini | Posted 11.07.2011 | Latino Voices
Pablo Mancini

The Latin American digital media industry is dangerously resting on the laurels earned in a period where competition was low or, in some cases, nonexistent. 

People Of Color Drive YouTube's Growth

ColorLines | Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices

Black and Latino users are the most active video consumers online, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Pew Internet & American Life Proje...

A Time for Stories About Heroes

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 10.02.2011 | World
Gail Vida Hamburg

In the wake of the Oslo explosions and the massacre on Utoyo island, we have learned so much, too much, about the protagonist of the whole tragedy. But what of those who were at the scene unharmed themselves but who helped those who were?

From DSK to BSkyB: Media Takeaways From the Latest Round of Scandals

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

It's worth noting that the media organization at the center of the phone hacking scandal unfolding in the UK isn't some new media upstart or unsupervised blogger of the sort the traditional media are always wringing their hands over.

WATCH: Arianna Discusses Journalism At The National Press Club

Huff TV | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong appeared at the National Press Club on Friday to discuss journalism and where they see the business going in the fut...

Future of Film: Movies and the Joy of Being Alone Together

Tribeca | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

This dichotomy between private and public in movie-watching has become more charged these days, its poles even more, well, polarized.

Temporary Trances: An Interview With GIF Artist Rick Silva

Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay. There's no question that GIFs have had a long history on the Internet. We've been accidentally stumbling upon them for as long a...

Pandora Founder Tim Westergren Talks the Future of Content

Debra Scherer | Posted 08.29.2011 | Media
Debra Scherer

"It's like peeling away the structure and design when you move to the web. This will be an experiment as to whether raw good quality content will just float up."

Ai Weiwei and the Unstoppable Power of the Twitterverse

Pat Mitchell | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology
Pat Mitchell

When the good news came last week that Chinese artist/activist Ai Weiwei had been released after months in prison in Beijing, all of us at the Paley Center felt a special sense of relief. Almost a year ago, we hosted Ai here.

If Facebook Can Make a Revolution, Can It Make a Brand?

Bob Jeffrey | Posted 08.28.2011 | Technology
Bob Jeffrey

The intense American media focus on social networking can easily make marketers feel that it's the most important ingredient in an advertising campaign. Danger lies ahead.

Let us not allow 'a Gay Girl in Damascus' to discredit all blogging

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

It was clearly the moment traditionalists and new-media sceptics were eagerly anticipating; for as soon as it emerged that the blog known as 'A Gay Gi...

Most Venture Capitalists Fear IPO Market 'Very Weak

Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO - More than 80 percent of venture capitalists believe the initial public offering market is at very weak levels, according to a new ...

Using New Media To Know The 'Other'

Nausheen Husain | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Nausheen Husain

Social media is only as revolutionary as we make it. We must interact with people we wouldn't normally speak to in person.

The New Creative Department

Marc Ruxin | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Marc Ruxin

It is a new world: Brands + Skillfully Placed Media Investments + The Right Platforms + The Right Partner + The Right Offer = Creative Success

Did the New York Times Miss the Point Of Page One?

Alex Pasternack | Posted 08.17.2011 | Media
Alex Pasternack

Page One is a portrait of chaos, and a compelling one at that. It's not a newspaper article or a well-structured op-ed. It's a testament to the sort of journalism that still matters, that still separates Page One from the Internet's homepages.

New Jersey's "Too Much Media" Opinion Might Mean Too Little New Media

Jonathan Askin | Posted 08.09.2011 | Media
Jonathan Askin

The current justices of the New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday might have unwittingly turned the state from a prescient haven for communications to a wallflower at the Information Revolution.

Branding Nonprofits in the Digital Age

Andrew Daley | Posted 08.06.2011 | Impact
Andrew Daley

Work with your supporters and brand yourself with them for success. Ignore your supporters and brand top down at your peril.

Digital Darwinism: What Side of Evolution Is Your Nonprofit On?

Andrew Daley | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact
Andrew Daley

Nonprofits can no longer ignore the world outside their doors. They can either engage and evolve and survive or, sadly, they can close your doors and move on.

Jon Stewart Is "the Mack" for Author With Book to Sell

John Lee | Posted 08.02.2011 | Media
John Lee

With TV Oprah-free at the moment, authors just want to win the literary musical chairs that gets them a seat across the desk from Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

As Newsprint Fades, Can Websites Sustainably Fill the Information Needs of Citizens?

Alexander Howard | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

If states are the laboratories for democracy, as Thomas Jefferson famously said, towns and cities may be the Petri dishes that stress test the vitality of different species of online hubs.

Simon Faithfull's Limbo: Mobile App as Anti-Heroic Art

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts
Joan K. Smith

Faithfull has been making electronic device drawings for over 10 years, so the Limbo app presents a full geo-located catalogue of over 500 observational sketches that Faithfull has made throughout the world.

'Are You The Next Facebook?'

Axel Hansen and Jonah Varon | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology
Axel Hansen and Jonah Varon

"Wow, so are you guys, like, the next Mark Zuckerberg?" We get that a lot. It's a hard question to answer. No, of course we're not, and no, we're not building the next Facebook. Yes, we're Harvard sophomores, and yes, we think we have a web project that has the potential to take off.

How To Make Sex-Ed Work For Teens

Deb Levine | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Deb Levine

Many sex education techniques are, at best, moderately successful, say youth. Different content is needed to engage young people in their own sexual health, and in more forms.

New Media Doesn't Kill and Aggregation Isn't Personal

John McQuaid | Posted 06.08.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

The debate over news and new media is too often tribal. And though it may make for lively debate, tribalism impairs judgment.

The Global Brain, Chaos Theory, and the Power of Real-Time Social Media

Beverly Macy | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology
Beverly Macy

As a connected global society, people are sharing opinions, reviews, thoughts, and movements with one another all day, every day. That in itself is remarkable. We call it the real-time global brain.