Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins …

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. …

Journalism Links

Photo: Newspaper bike Links related to journalism in mostly random fashion Steve Waldman https://twitter.com/stevenwaldman?lang=en Tweets by report4america https://www.reportforamerica.org/blog/2018/5/7/the-new-business-model-non-profit-journalism The GroundTruth Project https://archives.cjr.org/behind_the_news/qa_with_fcc_report_head_writer.php https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-crisis-in-journalism-has-become-a-crisis-of-democracy/2018/04/11/a908d5fc-2d64-11e8-8688-e053ba58f1e4_story.html Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/09/its-time-for-the-press-to-stop-complainingand-to-start-fighting-back/569224 Using Billions in Government Cash, Mexico Controls News Media – NY Times http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/21/millennials-trump-paying-for-news-244001 http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/08/29/newseum-journalism-artifacts-failure-215554 la-na-us-two-worlds-20170410-story robert-mercer-breitbart-war-on-media-steve-bannon-donald-trump-nigel-farage The News and How Society Interacts With It – @BritishPodcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-british-history-podcast/id440985304?mt=2&i=375991854 a-wikipedian-told-us-how-wikipedia-stays-reliable-in-the-fake-news-era News-and-Media/Press-Center/Archives/2016/NAA-CEO-to-John-Oliver.aspx why-ethics-in-social-newsgathering-is-about-more-than-just-being-nice …

Las Vegas News

Poster Paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of news ranging from dead tree newspapers 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. This is one of the world’s most storied cities, yet …

Green Humour

Twitter Profile Delhi-based cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty is one of favorite people to follow on Twitter. Key Links http://www.greenhumour.com https://twitter.com/thetoonguy Tweets by thetoonguy Features Wildlife Map of Hong Kong The map was produced with the aim of spreading awareness among Hong Kongers about its biodiversity, and to promote activities such as bird-watching and nature-hiking among the …

Colin Bisset

Photo Presenting the explorer of the iconic, Colin Bisset. A serial clarifier, Colin condenses the wonders of physical icons around the globe in lively, melodic and educational 3-5 minute capsules on the weekend Blueprint for Living. One of my all-time favorite segments from Australian National Radio’s considerable schedule, Colin’s features continue to surprise and take …

Hangout

Poster: Are you hangoutable? = ¿Estás hangoutable? Hangout = To relax completely in an unassuming way. Also a Google term for a live video conversation, private or public, aka hangout on air. Before we get to the technical definition and how-to guide, focus on the relax part. You’re in a hammock or stretched out in a lounge …

Story

Photo Storytelling = Conveying of events in words, and images, often by improvisation Storytelling is the intersection of where locals and visitors meet, so there’s always more than a single story. This presentation explores the slow transition as we learn how to collaborate – what kind of world do we want for everyone? Our stories are …

Story Links

Photo: Rural Tourism Fair Quotes and links related to story and stories presented in somewhat random fashion: Storytelling = Conveying of events in words, and images, often by improvisation Quotes “You can’t just change the image or the stories, you need to change the storytellers.” – Elaine Welteroth And your life is a story like …