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 worldserviceradio Facebook: World Service Rugby Union Scripts Twitter @bbc …

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 …

#UsaTuVoz

Hashtags Oaxaca, Mexico – Here is a must-follow, must-amplify, hashtag for anyone keen on Indigenous culture, language, and multigenerational knowledge sharing. Presenting #UsaTuVoz (Use Your Voice) promoted by Voces del Valle (@VocesValle) which encourages Indigenous language use on social networks. The hashtag was designed to curate / encourage / amplify the tweets of Oaxacan high …

Environmental Journalism

Poster Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on our living planet. Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Headlines I work in the environmental movement. I don’t care if you recycle. – Vox Elsewhere …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Headlines https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24032052-900-time-to-break-academic-publishings-stranglehold-on-research https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Recommended Listening  Defending science from denial, fraud and pseudoscience – What happened when a philosopher of science goes to a flat earth conference. https://twitter.com/leecmcintyre@leecmcintyre Embedded Tweets I wish science papers were also available in podcast format, where the authors shoot the shit about why they did what …

Podcast Faves 2019

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2019, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Good radio ask that we listen. Podcasts create a world co-created by the …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational is one of our fave streaming / podcasting giants of the world. What we like: window into Australia, show notes, podcasts, archives Key Links abc.net.au/radionational Facebook @RadioNational Review For non-Ozzies, ABC should be considered as a premiere, go-to source for those planning trips to Australia from …

Editorial Cartoons

Editorial Cartoon = a drawing (often including caricature) made for the purpose of conveying editorial commentary on politics, politicians, and current events Australia First Dog on the Moon Michael Leunig Cathy Wilcox USA Mike Peters Mike Smith smiths-world @smithtoons @lasvegassun @drawingtrump https://media.lasvegassun.com/media/img/photos/2019/12/31/Smith_C20200101_t655.jpg?23d0d85dc3029222a8299eec08aff692318f4809 Editorial cartoon:Impeachment rain. https://t.co/WIBdV9B9JKhttps://t.co/S3njKjrkpQ pic.twitter.com/9a9J8EqXPS — DrawingTrump (@DrawingTrump) December 20, 2019 Mexico La …

TV Shows

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema Links to various TV shows presented in somewhat random fashion: Features The Good Place Jeopardy Star Trek Simpsons Westworld Agents of Shield abc.go.com Big Bang Theory https://tv.avclub.com/the-big-bang-theory-harnessed-the-mainstreaming-of-nerd-1834706781/amp https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/30/17800522/big-bang-theory-canceled-cbs-defense-geek-culture-haters Black Mirror http://www.vulture.com/2017/12/black-mirror-recap-season-4-uss-callister.html Baking Show http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-great-british-baking-show-mary-berry-leaving-20160922-snap-story.html Daily Show http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/how-jon-stewart-took-over-the-daily-show-late-night-tv David Letterman http://www.wnyc.org/story/216217-david-letterman Frontline http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/ https://twitter.com/frontlinepbs Friday Night Lights Friday Night Lights Democratized …

The Nevada Independent

Elsewhere on the Web The Nevada Independent – thenevadaindependent.com – is one of our favorite sources for comprehensive coverage of all things Nevada. About: The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in 2017 by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased …