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Visions of the New News

We all know that the news terrain is changing—the question is, how can we imagine its shifts? Below you'll find a number of different efforts to visualize new relationships between news makers and consumers, reporters and sources, community builders and members, and more. We bring you these sketches as part of our evolving Atlas of Media Maps, which leads up to the June 17 Beyond Broadcast conference. Read more...

Mapping User-Generated Media Part II: Location, Location, Location

Here's the latest in a series of media maps we're featuring in the run up to the June 17 conference, Beyond Broadcast: Mapping Public Media:

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UGC uses Hollywood archetypes to support Obama

This election season has seen a surge of commentary from the User Generated Content community, and Obama supporters have taken to comparing him to Hollywood hero archetypes. Below are some great examples of pieces that rely on the principles of Fair Use for their commentary in the political sphere.Read more...

Crowdsourcing censorship

Annalee Newitz--tech reporter and editor of a hot new sci-fi blog io9--has an interesting column up on AlterNet titled User-Generated Censorship. She writes:Read more...