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Fron Nahzi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Fron Nahzi

In the ever-expanding and fast-paced new media world, issues appear to be more about context and less about content. The posts often appear short sighted, and lack substance but they reach a wide audience nevertheless.

Movie File 'Sharing' Goes Legit

Kathy Wolfe | Posted 08.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Kathy Wolfe

The more I spoke out against online piracy, the more correspondence I began to receive from our film fans around the world. Some explained that they simply wanted the opportunity to watch our films. To that end we are excited to announce

Digital Gluttony

Lisa Wexler | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Wexler

If you've read the papers lately, you already know how fat we are. The American Heart Association tells us that fully one third of our kids are at lea...

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.

No More Reading Wars! Getting Ahead of the Transition From Print to Digital Books

Michael Levine | Posted 07.29.2012 | Education
Michael Levine

When it comes to learning to read well, our country seems to be in a never-ending cycle of conflict and consternation. Enter the fray a new disruption: the transition from print to digital books.

Is Content King?

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology
Kevin Bermeister

The days of unrestrained Internet downloads and open access content are approaching the end. People are the Internet's biggest content owners and they want their share of value.

"Arab Media Outlook 2011-2015" Reports on Current, Future Regional Trends

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.07.2012 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's become an annual must read to take the pulse of where they are, but this year's edition of "Arab Media Outlook 2011-2015" (AMO) goes further to s...

A New Way of Reaching Latinos Online on YouTube: Mitú

Lili Gil | Posted 07.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Lili Gil

This is one of the many channels now aggregated by Mitú a premium branded YouTube network featuring both original and user-generated content in English and Español también.

(Video) Big Digital Media Conference Set for Paris in June with Randi Zuckerberg, others

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- UbiQ, a new digital media and entertainment conference will debut in Paris on June 18 and 19, with several highlevel speakers including R...

(video) All Media Should be Earned, Digitas Creative Chief Says

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business
Andy Plesser

Many brands are focused on the new paradigm of paid media and earned media, but all media should actually be earned, including the ads made for th...

Watch: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 06.27.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

A lot has changed since the early days of Internet video. Today's professionally produced content is not only leaps and bounds from early amateur video, it's competing with broadcast television for viewers and ad dollars.

Calling All Girls: The Video Gaming Industry Offers Exceptional Opportunities to Young Women

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 06.24.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The game industry is -- or should be -- a career target for today's female students in elementary and secondary schools as well as in higher education.

Pure Players Often Can't Cope

Garrett Goodman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media
Garrett Goodman

The research of authors Nicola Bruno and Dr. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen suggests that being successful in the online news world is as challenging for the smaller, and often more agile, start-ups as it is for the major media incumbents.

Pixel Logic: How the Next 10 Years Will Reinvent Your Life

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.17.2012 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Current technology can already process our experiences faster than we can think about them. Whether we welcome it or not, it's unavoidable, and greater digital acceleration will happen.

PHOTOS: Invaluable Tips for the Macro Photographer

Thomas Shahan | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Thomas Shahan


Stop the Presses: The Future of Newspapers

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media
Daniel Burrus

Let's face it, newspaper publishers still haven't quite understood how to maximize and leverage the digital world, and thus increase their advertising revenue.

(video) Wibbitz: Text-to-Video Software Delivers Automated Video Solution for Publishers

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

An early stage Tel Aviv-based start-up called Wibbitz, says that it can take the RSS feed of a text publisher and create a distinct video segment ...

The Music Industry Might Actually Not Be Dying

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently released their report on 2011 Year End Shipment Data, in which states that "total [music...

What Kids Learn from the Media about Drinking

Yalda T. Uhls | Posted 05.26.2012 | Parents
Yalda T. Uhls

Kids and teens get all sorts of messages about drinking and drugs from the media -- but do these messages impact their behavior?

A New Orleans for the Future

Yvahn Martin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Black Voices
Yvahn Martin

Last week, I set out to BeNOLABound, along with 26 other professionals, to meet with local business leaders and learn what New Orleans has been up to since I left. We took a chance, and were completely blown away by what many of us now describe as a life-changing experience.

Metrics for Attention in Networks

Pablo Mancini | Posted 05.22.2012 | Media
Pablo Mancini

The challenge of mass media, and journalists, with social networks is not getting fans or followers. The most important mission is to expand our edito...

Killing the Competition With Hops and Barley -- My Discovery of Startup Crawls

Zachary Ehren | Posted 05.22.2012 | San Francisco
Zachary Ehren

For every company in the digital industry, there are hundreds of other shiny, young companies doing the same thing. They know they can provide the service and skills to accomplish a certain demand, but nobody knows who they are.

Closing the App Gap

Lesli Rotenberg | Posted 05.15.2012 | Parents
Lesli Rotenberg

Some will continue to debate whether apps are appropriate for kids at all -- regardless of income. But we've found that not only are touch screen apps intuitive and age-appropriate for young children, they also have powerful learning potential.

International Women's Day: Don't Get Mad, Get Elected

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Christine Pelosi

On International Women's Day, each woman in the world must use this as an opportunity to step up and fight the good fight. For our health. For our jobs. And for our future.

Long Time Coming: Why Rush Limbaugh Must Go

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Christine Pelosi

As free marketeer Rush Limbaugh is finding out, the entertainment value of sliming people isn't what it used to be. Sandra Fluke was the last straw. Enough is enough.