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Imagining New Public Media Networks for Families and Communities

How can emerging public media networks best engage users? We've worked with Center for Social Media Research Fellow and Rutgers Law Professor Ellen Goodman to create a video exploring how people are using and conceptualizing such networks. Read more...

Pubcasting Battle: Top Five Pieces This Week

Here are the five most notable pieces this week on the battle to defund public media: Read more...

Pirates, Copyright and Music at SXSW

Pat at SXSWAt South by Southwest, the March extravaganza in Austin, TX that brings together filmmakers, musicians and geeks, copyright issues are ever-present. Our panel, “Neither Pirates nor Moguls: Grey Areas in Music Distribution,”tackled media and music industry piracy claims. Read more...

SXSW: Pubmedia Dialogue and Oversharing

Just back from Austin, where the Integrated Media Association Conference and the SXSW Interactive festival offered an incredible confluence of the wired journalists, filmmakers and public media producers that we analyze and showcase here at the Center for Social Media. I covered my time there in two stories for the PBS MediaShift site:Read more...