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Public Media -- Read All About It

The first book chapter to emerge from the Future of Public Media research done at the Center is now in circulation. Read more...

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...