Monthly Archives: April 2012

05.2012

From May Day to the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, here’s our calendar for May 2012 with links to Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo and International Museum’s Day. Free calendar featuring the blue corn tortillas from … Continue reading

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Tourism and Media: Taking Responsibility

Today I watched the live-streaming coverage of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Tourism and Media Conference live from Marsa Alam, Egypt. Hashtag: #tourismmedia Storify: #tourismmedia Video streaming by Ustream Kudos to the event organizers for making this conference public. I’ve long pestered tourism event … Continue reading

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Tourism, Social Media and the New Engagement

This week Planeta.com focuses our attention on the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Tourism and Media Conference which takes place Thursday and Friday. Hashtag: #tourismmedia “There are many stories to share in the world of tourism and media,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader, … Continue reading

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The Case for Open Journalism and a Cup of Hot Chocolate @melaniesill

Food for thought: Open journalism recognizes what’s newsworthy runs along a two-way street. Report http://www.annenberginnovationlab.org/OpenJournalism Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YtjZ2-igOM   Excerpts: Open journalism’s core principles are transparency, responsiveness, participation, collaboration and connection. Open doesn’t mean everything is shared with everyone; it’s a … Continue reading

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Earth Day in Oaxaca: Gameification On

If this works, it will be so much fun! The idea is this: I have asked friends who sell fresh veggies, tamales, tejate, vanilla, weavings, ceramics, chocolate at the Pochimilco Market to make a sign or a poster with an … Continue reading

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this eye looks with love

From the love notebook: This eye looks with love This eye looks with judgment Free me, take the sight out of this eye – Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians Kudos to good friend Boris for making this beautiful installation … Continue reading

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World Heritage Day is April 18

World Heritage Day is April 18. Are you celebrating? Can you recommend any resources or info we should add to the wiki?

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