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Bruce Gilden's Visit -A Night of Storytelling

On Wednesday November 19th Magnum Photographer Bruce Gilden spoke to a crowd filled theater as part of the Centers' Camera as Catalyst lecture series. Topics included Coney Island, Fashion photography, Haiti and the beginnings of his next project- foreclosures. At first I did not know what to expect. I watched a clip of Bruce that was on YouTube as the camera operator followed him on the streets of NY while Gilden photographed. Read more...

Call for Papers: IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections

6th Annual Symposium

April 24, 2009

Special Theme: Female Fan Cultures and Intellectual Property

Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 19, 2008

Who is doing social media training?

A handful of us in the
social media space are moving ahead with the idea of planning a
series of Social Media Innovation Camps around the country. Two weeks
ago 6 posed the question, Could
"Social Media Innovation Camps" help power ground-up public media?

Where Hostile Governments Meet Public Media

How can public media develop in regions where governments are hostile to press freedoms? A look at emerging projects in the South Caucasus—a region of independent former Soviet countries linked both geographically and historically—offers some clues.

We have created a list of five notable public media projects: Institute for Reporter’s Freedom and Safety, Caucasus Center of Peacemaking Initiatives, Internews, the South Caucasus blogosphere and lastly everyone’s favorite Facebook.Read more...