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WITNESS: Camera Everywhere

WITNESS report Camera Everywhere

Peter Gabriel, the co-founder of WITNESS defined our time as “the age of transformative technology”. Indeed, new technologies have placed weapons in everyone’s hands, and made human rights movements a party where everyone is invited. With smart phones, social media and Internet, voices can now travel faster than light.Read more...

Return of the 5 Cs

In 2009, CSM published a white paper titled Public Media 2.0, in which we identified a series of 5 trends defining a more open and participatory landscape for producers and outlets. Read more...

New Anthology Features CSM Research

This month, a new collection of essays exploring the intersection of social justice studies and critical media scholarship is out from Palgrave: Media and Social Justice

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Indie Radio and TV Journalists: Finding Work outside Public Media

ITVS logoHow important is public radio/TV to independent radio and TV journalists? For both public radio and TV, but particularly TV, independent producers are a critically important source of material. Read more...

FCC's Future of Media Report Takes Aim at Local News Gaps

A new FCC report draws upon research by CSM staff and fellows to examine the transformation of journalism, and the public interest obligations of media outlets. See the annotated report here for details, or read my analysis on the PBS MediaShift site:Read more...