Livestreaming in the USA: Virtual Park Circuit

US national parks deserve kudos for making the most of live, unscripted videos. Check out the list of parks on Periscope! Today — On August 22 National Park Service sites across the country will begin the week’s celebration of the service’s centennial by using Facebook Live to explore innovation, one park at a time. This ‘virtual park …

#ProtectGoldButte Press Conference

It’s not breaking news, it’s streaming news! Presenting the August 18 livestreaming video from Facebook Live from Las Vegas about the proposed Gold Butte conservation area. Details on the Protect Gold Butte website This press conference was a show of support connecting conservation and the new wave of responsible, conscious, Indigenous ecotourism. Senator Harry Reid and Representative Dina Titus, both …

A Festival of Three Rivers #TRF2016

Fort Wayne, Indiana – July 8-16 Three Rivers Festival – Fort Wayne’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race, raft race, heaps of junk food and (to be confirmed) bike valet service. The festival is an annual tradition and begins the Saturday after Independence Day (July 4) and runs nine days. …

Las Vegas’ Civic Disaster – Jay Rosen #RJquestions

Photo Noted journalism outsider’s outsider Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) spoke in Las Vegas Thursday in the Greenspun Hall Auditorium (View in Google Maps) at University of Nevada Las Vegas on the civic disaster called the Review Journal. Yes, it’s a bother to figure out parking at UNLV, but this was one of the tickets of the year for …

Reframing Sustainable Tourism Hangout

A new take and new book on some perplexing conundrums for fans and friends of responsible, eco, conscious travel, presenting our April 2016 hangout on Reframing Sustainable Tourism. Guests: Authors  +Keith Bosak and +Stephen McCool Key Words: Brazil – Case Studies – Community – Critical Discussion – Framework –Geography – India – Las Vegas – New System …

Hurricane Sandy 2012

2012 Super Storm Ron’s Blog: Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News Coverage PBS Newshour CS Monitor ABC Earthsky http://www.epa.gov/sandy http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/opinion/forget-sustainability-its-about-resilience.html Social Web Google Crisis Map ‘Frankenstorm’ Sandy hits the North American East Coast Storify Social-media-fails-hurricane-sandy http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bianca-bosker/hurricane-sandy-instagram_b_2061590.html http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-11/wikipedia-sandy Media Coverage Guardian Photoshopping and Sandy http://theweek.com/article/index/235578/10-fake-photos-of-hurricane-sandy http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/instasnopes-sorting-the-real-sandy-photos-from-the-fakes/264243 http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/if-you-cant-beat-em-subvert-em-countering-misinformation-on-the-viral-web/264366 http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/11/01/why-time-magazine-used-instagram-to-cover-hurricane-sandy Local Sources http://www.nyc.gov/html/visitors_alt.html http://www.nycgo.com – …