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Media Reform Conference Next Month

An interesting crowd will be gathering next month in Memphis, Tennessee, for the National Conference for Media Reform. I’ll be speaking about citizen media. Hope to see some of you there.

Boston-Area Political Blogging Event Next Monday

The Berkman Center at Harvard invites local political bloggers to join us for a celebration of bloggers, honoring the citizen journalists chronicling the Massachusetts 2006 governor’s race. What: Blogging the Vote in 2006: A Celebration of Political Bloggers When: Monday, October 30, 5pm Where: Berkman Center, 23 Everett Street, Cambridge, Second Floor

Muckraking 101

The Sunlight Foundation is offering a Transparency Tools Training session today. Ellen Miller, the foundation’s president, advises: To participate in the Transparency Tools Training Webinar on October 11th at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, go to, choose ‘participant’ then enter this code: 632518 and you should be able to see what we’re doing. To hear, […]

Citizen Media Conference Coverage

Jon Dube is all over it, too.

Picnic06 Conference

I spoke yesterday at the inaugural Picnic gathering in Amsterdam, a look at the future of media. Bruno Giussani, who moderated my talk and subsequent panel with Marc Canter and Craig Newmark, is writing about the conference here. Marc has been working on a project that I need to learn a lot more about. He […]


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Asking Questions for 'Living Library'

There’s a fascinating experiment taking place this weekend. It’s called “dropping knowledge” — a meeting and project that challenges the notion that only the media and so-called ‘experts’ can speak out on matters of global relevance. dropping knowledge invites you to participate actively in a global dialogue and make your voice heard. dropping knowledge means […]

BlogTalk Reloaded

It’s in Vienna, Austria, in early October. Details here.

Figuring Out Future of News

David Weinberger is taking great notes at FooCamp, now in a session on the “Future of news” — lots of interesting ideas from folks at Digg, NewsVine and elsewhere.

From One Mashup to Another

Coming off the incredible Strong Angel III, I’m heading today to Sebastopol for the annual FooCamp, another kind of human and technological mashup. My brain is overwhelmed…