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Posts on ‘January 13th, 2009’

Citizen Media at the Obama Inauguration: What You Can (and Can't Do)

The Citizen Media Law Project has a terrific explainer up today — “Documenting the 2009 Presidential Inauguration” — for people who are planning to be in Washington for the Obama inauguration. It explains: During the Inauguration, heightened security measures will be in place across Washington, D.C., particularly in the areas where official events are taking […]

Atomizing the Audience, Expanding the Debate

Jay Rosen: Audience Atomization Overcome: Why the Internet Weakens the Authority of the Press. In the age of mass media, the press was able to define the sphere of legitimate debate with relative ease because the people on the receiving end were atomized– connected “up” to Big Media but not across to each other. And […]

A Murdered Editor's Final Letter: J'Accuse

Lasantha Wickramatunga: And Then They Came for Me. No other profession calls on its practitioners to lay down their lives for their art save the armed forces – and, in Sri Lanka, journalism. In the course of the last few years, the independent media have increasingly come under attack. Electronic and print institutions have been […]

New Media Institute, Atlanta, Feb. 17-19

NBPC New Media Institute 2009: The National Black Programming Consortium and its National Minority Consortia partners invite you to participate in the 4th Annual New Media Institute (NMI). The NMI is a unique professional development program working to transform producers of color from television producers into media-makers who can work seamlessly between various digital platforms. […]