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The Alliance for Justice – Changing the Face of Social Justice Advocacy

For almost 15 years, the Alliance for Justice has been using cutting-edge new media strategies to engage the public to advance the cause of social justice, civil rights and public empowerment – long before these tools became a part of our daily lives. Read more...

Fair Use on Trial, and Knowledge Wins

Chicago filmmaker Floyd Webb wanted to make a movie about a colorful martial arts figure, who called himself Counte Dante (http://johnkeehan.blogspot.com/). The grandmaster of the Black Dragon Fighting Society, William V. Aguiar III, tried to stop him by blocking his access to images of Counte Dante and material from his training video. Read more...

CSM Welcomes Pegie Stark of Eyetrack07

The CSM was thrilled to welcome Pegie Stark this past Friday and Saturday to speak to American University students about her latest project, Eyetrack07, which explored the viewing habits of readers, and made some surprising discoveries about how people are absorbing information, both print and online. Dr. Stark's appearance was the second installment of the Center's Innovator's Forum Speaker Series.Read more...

Center for Social Media to Host Beyond Broadcast 2008

June 17--save the date

Building on the momentum of this year's very successful Making Your Media Matter gathering, we're thrilled to announce that the Center will be organizing the 2008 Beyond Broadcast conference.Read more...

MediaShift: Presidential Participatory Media

Mark Glaser at MediaShift wrote a very interesting blog yesterday that contains a variety of ideas for the next President of the United States to engage in an open and transparent discussion with the public via participatory media. Some of these exciting ideas include a Presidential blog, a public policy wiki that can play a part in creating a bill before it goes to Congress, live online chats, a money flow chart, and an up to date schedule of who the President is meeting with.Read more...