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Berkman Center Talk Next Tuesday

I’ll be speaking next Tuesday at lunchtime at the Berkman Center. Topic (and link for RSVP): Mediactive: Why media consumers, not just creators, need to be active users.

Journalism and Location

I’ll be speaking at the Where 2.0 conference next month in San Jose, about journalists are using, and can use, location-related products and services. The talk is called Where Does Journalism Go? You can get a 25 percent discount by using this code — whr09rdr — when registering.

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 [...]

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. [...]

BlogBoat 1.0, Gent

This is the BlogBoat, site of a small gathering this afternoon in Gent, Belgium, where I’m speaking with a group of journalists, bloggers and others in new media. The topic, “Citizen Journalism: Scenarios for the Future,” is as it sounds: a forward-looking conversation aiming to identify where we’ve come — including the successes and failures [...]

PBS Chat Today…

I’m joining Mark Glaser and a cast of folks in an online PBS chat today and this evening. It’s here.

BlogBoat 1.0 Next Sunday

Looking forward to BlogBoat 1.0 on Sunday, Nov. 9 in Ghent, Belgium. The “Meeting of Minds” gathering will explore citizen media and, among other things, its relationship to traditional journalism.

Kosmopolis, Barcelona

It’s great to be back in Barcelona, after a too-quick visit to Greece, for a conference that is not the usual kind for me. This one is called Kosmopolis, an “International Literature Fest” spanning the next three days. I’m honored to be included on the program, which starts this evening.

Greeks Bearing Blogs, and Brickbats

Traditional journalists, and traditional journalism educators, remain pretty suspicious of blogging in lots of places. But if what I heard in two days of conferencing in Athens and Thessaloniki (the latter is Greece’s second-largest city) is an indication of the overall situation, there’s a larger-than-usual gulf between older and newer media in the land where [...]