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What do "white spaces" mean for public media?

Over the past week, media and consumer advocates have been trumpeting an FCC decision to make so-called "white spaces"—buffer zones in the communications spectrum between broadcast TV channels—available for providing wireless broadband access.Read more...

So You Think You Can Be President?

This campaign season has been lively, intense, and the inspiration for a wide array of online video. We've spent nearly a year tracking political remix online, and showing how online video creators are exercising Fair Use of copyrighted material in order to create powerful and innovative commentary on the political landscape. The evolution of online video has become nationally relevant with this election season, and to commemorate election day, we have one last video to share.Read more...

Should Online Video Look More like Wikipedia or TV?

A clutch of people concerned with the future of online video, including Center director Pat Aufderheide, met at Yale on October 31 to talk about what it would take to make creating an online video look a little more like, say, creating a text document to share on the Internet. Read more...

A media horror story for Halloween!

An interesting but ultimately creepy exploration into where social media trends are leading us...

Could "Social Media Innovation Camps" help power ground-up public media?

Earlier this week, JD Lasica of OurMedia posted a request on our blog for accounts of how media makers and technologists are being trained to produce public-minded social media. Read more...