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Beyond Broadcast: Visualizing Public Media Futures

As the role of traditional news aggregators changes as technology emerges to allow ever-increasing numbers of people and communities to create their own media, Calvin Sims, Program Officer at the Ford Foundation and moderator of this morning's panel "Visualizing Public Media Futures," began the discussion by asking "Who will curate this new space?" Read more...

Beyond Broadcast: Maps as Public Media

While traditional maps have often been a tool of colonialism and top-town government, maps are becoming a form of public media and a democratic tool, noted Future of Public Media Project Director 6.

With the emergence of free and open source tools that make mapping and visualization much easier, maps are a "rising and vibrant form of participatory media," she said. Read more...

Recut at the NCMR

I had the great pleasure of presenting at the National Conference for Media Reform this past weekend, on a panel called "Copyright Wars: Will Filtering Censor Free Speech and Kill Net Neutrality?" Joining me on this panel were Alex Curtis of Public Knowledge, Robert Millis of Hudson Street Media, and Elizabeth Stark of the MIT Free Culture Group.Read more...

Community Media Hub: Community and Ethnic Media on the Map

Beyond Broadcast’s stellar line-up of participatory public media demonstrations will include a community media hub – a showcase of community, independent and ethnic media maps, resources and interactive experiments. Read more...