Border Tuner = Sintonizador Fronterizo

Logo In November 2019 the US-Mexico border an interactive public art installation across the by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Border Tuner = Sintonizador Fronterizo Strangers using searchlights were able to talk to one another in conversations connecting Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua and El Paso in Texas. Locations: Bowie High School, El Paso and Parque Chamizal, Ciudad Juárez Key …

Communication and Sustainable Tourism (2006)

Report Cover Excerpt: The need for governments to create and maintain websites with regularly updated information was stressed, as was the notion that websites should not serve just for tourism promotion purposes, but also to disseminate information on tourism policies and plans. There could be an award for National Tourism Boards websites that illustrate a …

Whatsapp

Logo WhatsApp Messenger – whatsapp.com – is a freeware, cross-platform, and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging application for smartphones. It also incorporates a feature called status, which allows users to upload photos and videos to a 24-hours-lifetime feed that, by default, are visible to all contacts. Key Links whatsapp.com download web.whatsapp.com – To see whatsapp on …

Fair Trade in Travel Writing and Photography

Photo: Templo Mayor From the archives: If we wish to develop responsible travel, investment in fair trade in travel writing and photography ought to be a priority. Responsible travel, ecotourism and sustainable travel deserve quality press. That said, there are few incentives for travel writers and photographers to provide top-notch coverage. Here’s our proposal: Snapshot …

Citizen Journalism

Poster citizen journalism = the collection, dissemination, and analysis of news and information by the general public, especially by means of the Internet CJ and Protests Citizen Journalism and Political Protests communications.syr.edu Headlines Injustice Went Viral Way Before Facebook Live (NSFW) The Guardian is opening up its newslists so you can help us make news …

Email

Buzzwords Email = Electronic mail Essay A humble suggestion. Let’s use email more wisely. Personally, I check it weekly (Thursdays-Fridays), finding the endless announcements and mailing lists from friends and complete strangers tiresome, the spam and junk mail irritating (even if goes to a junk mail folder, why am I receiving this crap?), and the …

Oaxaca Postcards (2008)

Poster From the archives To raise awareness of Oaxaca’s unique cultural and biological diversity, Planeta.com is publishing a series of postcards designed and printed by leading graphics design company Despacharte. “Postcards are a terrific souvenir of a trip and a reminder of people and places worth remembering,” said Ron Mader, a journalist based in Oaxaca …

Postcards Links

Photo: Ayöök display Links related to postcards Quotes Postcard shots are usually taken by non-locals, so consider seeking out galleries or craftshops with photos taken by local artists. – Catherine Mack The mail is yours. Use it! (El correo es tuyo ¡úsalo!) – Mexico Postal Service Ni la lluvia, ni el frio, ni el calor …