Las Vegas News

Poster Paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of news ranging from dead tree newspapers and weekly to blogs, and podcasts, and TV news. How well local, national and international media cover the city for locals and visitors is a topic to be explored, starting with the questions. Questions Is there a …

Desert Oracle Radio

Logo File under “Favorite Podcasts of 2018” Podcast Faves 2018 Direct from Joshua Tree, Desert Oracle Radio – desertoracle.com/radio – is a weekly 30-minute road trip across the Mojave Weirdness/Wilderness. Season 2 started in September 2018. The show airs Fridays, 10pm on z1077 fm and is available as a podcast. New episodes air 2-3 times/month. …

International Literacy Day is September 8

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay History September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Celebrations take place around the world. Key Links http://en.unesco.org/themes/literacy-all/literacy-day Concept Note Education 2030: Incheon Declaration and Framework for …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2019 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation …

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Logo The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) – bbc.com – is a British public service broadcaster. Headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London. The BBC is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. Key Links bbc.com Facebook: World Service Rugby Union Scripts Welcome to wherever …

The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Image: Lila, Lucia, Lucia, Lila (one of our favorite videos, so far reaching 73,120 people on Facebook) Communication = Exchange of information and thoughts Also see: communication nerds = enthusiasts and superfans of communication The Value of Communication Many people are aware that improving communication is a worthy objective, yet they are stymied by how to put practice …

Future Tense

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended Listening One of my favorite podcasts helps listeners get a jump on the future. Australian Broadcasting Commission’s Future Tense — abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense — explores social, cultural, political, and economic fault lines arising from rapid change. The weekly half-hour program/podcast takes a critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways …

Publishers

Photo: Barcelona Publisher = a person or company that prepares and issues books, journals, music, or other works for sale Digital Publishers Horizon Travel Press Transitions Abroad Dead Tree and Digital Publishers Lonely Planet Planeta.com Books The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación New Titles International Literacy Day is September 8

International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay History The day was inaugurated in November 2015 and was first held on September 28, 2016. The day had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form beginning in 2012. …