Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. It’s part of our internal effort of cyber housekeeping that we share with friends. Participants score their performances. Suggestions are welcome. The quiz and related handouts can be used and shared freely in classrooms and …

Digitize or Die

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

Journalism Links

Poster Links related to journalism in mostly random fashion: Recommended Listening The Year that Made Me: Ray Bonner, 1980 – After covering wars, coups and massacres, an award-winning journalist launches his next adventure – running a bookshop, Sydney’s Bookoccino. bookoccino.com.au The post journalistic world – Digital news platforms are now losing their control over distribution …

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

Photo: Welcome Sign On our list of fave places to visit in Las Vegas: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, located on the median of Las Vegas Boulevard in unincorporated Clark County, just south of the Russell Road exit on Interstate 15. Always open, free access, free parking. The sign reads “Welcome to Fabulous Las …

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Logo Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is an awareness day focusing on digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people with disabilities and impairments. It is marked annually on the third Thursday of May. 2019 date: May 16. Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a community-driven effort whose goal is to focus one …

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 The News Quiz …

Vice News

Logo Vice News – news.vice.com – was created in December 2013. Vice News Tonight is a nightly US news program broadcast on HBO. It premiered October 10, 2016. Vice News Tonight has a three-year commitment from the network and will end in September 2019 on HBO. Each episode will also be available on Vice News’ …

#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/ Embedded Tweets Thread of my published research on #biodiversity conservation. #sciencefriday pic.twitter.com/3i5j9uqVmR — Mike Mascia (@Mike_Mascia) January 26, 2018 Doing science is only half the job. It must also be shared with the world. https://t.co/mtOI1lsMbf — Dr. Jonathan Foley (@GlobalEcoGuy) September 17, 2016 It's #underratedungulate reveal day …

Dead Trees

Buzzwords Dead Trees = Print media (newspapers, magazines and books) Embedded Tweets Today's dead tree newspapers in Las Vegas #deadtrees #journalism #1october attn @TomBuckley519 pic.twitter.com/EAwf56VK4N — Ron Mader (@ronmader) December 1, 2017 Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Journalism Paper