Slow Journalism

Buzzwords Slow Journalism = Journalism for those with longer spans of attention Embedded Tweets Thank you for your tweets#SlowJournalism pic.twitter.com/XudJufbr6n — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 22, 2019 Recommended Listening What if the greatest threat to a free media was from within? – Our lives are saturated with ‘news’; but far from creating informed citizens, this …

Reflections on Slow Travel

Photo: RTCBikeShare My background – Originally, I’m from Indiana, home of the Three Rivers Festival which deepened my interest in local and international culture, particularly food, mostly food. The weekend’s International Village would showcase international foods that otherwise were not on the menu. Since I created Planeta.com in 1994, I’ve lived in three US cities …

Slow Tourism

Buzzwords Slow tourism = Travel without hurry Also see: slow travel Italy In Italy, 2019 is the year of slow tourism. Italy’s Slow Tourism Association promotes welcoming tourism in Italy and abroad. (source) Thanks to the active involvement of travelers, tourism entrepreneurs and local communities, it safeguards and promotes the growth of territories, even those …

Slow TV

Buzzwords Slow TV = genre of marathon, often real-time, television coverage of an ordinary event or trip Also called slow television Translating: Slow TV Norwegian: Sakte-TV Norway nrk.no https://www.lifeinnorway.net/norway-slow-tv Australia https://youtu.be/fB7sde7e7A0 Pluto TV https://pluto.tv/tv/slow-tv About Slow TV The name is derived both from the long endurance of the broadcast as well as from the natural …

Slow

Photo: Baseball in Japan Slow = To reduce one’s speed or the speed of a vehicle or process Recommended Listening Slow Radio Planeta.com Slow Travel Reflections on Slow Travel Slow TV Slow Food Slow Clap Slow Adventures

Slow Food

Buzzwords The origins of Slow Food date to 1986. This is an Italian movement cooked up as response to the threat of fast food and the negative impact of multinational food industries. The aim is to nurture the link between consumer and producer, to the mutual benefit of both. The philosophy encourages the micro economies …

Slow Travel

Photo: Monte Albán, Oaxaca Think smart, travel slow – Tagline, Planeta.com Take time to enjoy the experience, visit people and savor places. Slow travel is a breath of fresh air for everyone who has “been there…done that” and wants something deeper. Our suggestion: take a deep breath and slow down. Get to know the locals …