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Crowdsourced Inauguration Reporting--Be the News You Want to Read

Want to tell people what you're up to inauguration week? Want to get on-the-ground reports from the scene? American University's School of Communication, NPR and CBS have teamed up to make it all possible, through InaugurationReport.com. Read more...

Fun watch: Lessig on Colbert

Check out Lawrence Lessig's recent appearance on the Colbert Report (below): he promotes his new book, Remix and discusses the problems with current copyright law. Also, check out these remixes of the Lessig/Colbert interview, or even create a remix of your own!Read more...

What's wrong with public broadcasting, and glimmers of how to fix it

Public broadcasting leaders have been reading and sharing the paper that Center Director Pat Aufderheide and I wrote about opportunities and challenges for public broadcasting's role in provisioning the public with news and public affairs. Read more...

Social Media Overload - Sometimes Less is More

In December, fellow blogger on Social Media Today DJ Francis wrote a clever "Dear John" breaking up with his Twitter followers --or as he calls them "tweople." While the letter was written in somewhat jest, the key theme was very much a valid issue that social media users face more and more.Read more...

Social Media Overload - Sometimes Less is More

In December, fellow blogger on Social Media Today DJ Francis wrote a clever "Dear John" breaking up with his Twitter followers --or as he calls them "tweople." While the letter was written in somewhat jest, the key theme was very much a valid issue that social media users face more and more.Read more...