Tag Archives: journalism

Las Vegas News Taco

Experimenting with live video, the question comes – what can we do that was difficult or expensive before? How about a livestream of the morning newspaper(s)? Without apology, this video is for the communication nerds and historians of the future … Continue reading

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Greetings to all paying attention to #COP21

Greetings to all those paying attention to the Climate Change Conference #COP21. We’re asking how well the conference connects with remote participants and we want to know what’s taking place and what’s making news. This is a call for public … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, climate, collaboration, conscious, conservation, education, ethics, europe, events, flickr, green, inspire, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News Coverage

As the ‘storm of the century’ approaches eastern seacoast, I am challenging you all to find the most irksome elements in the news coverage (official channels and the social web). Here’s what I’d call your attention: the difference between hunkering … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, journalism, usa, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2012, collaboration, journalism, tourism, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2012, collaboration, journalism, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Blue Sky Thinking and #COP17

Staying informed on matters related to climate change is a challenge in itself. Now that #COP17 is almost over … let’s ask what did we learn about Durban? Besides road map, KP and ambition, what were most used buzzwords? And what … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, climate, collaboration, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Media Watch New Zealand

Kia ora and kudos to New Zealand’s Media Watch for reading my email feedback in the November Extra, minute #23. Radio New Zealand provides a timely and insightful analysis of local culture and news. It should not come as a … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, journalism, new zealand, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Recommended Reading/Listening: BBC Science Review

To learn about science reporting in England, let’s transit to Australia! Recommended reading and listening: BBC Trust Review of impartiality and accuracy of the BBC’s coverage of science. I found this report via a link on the ABC Science Show. Good thing … Continue reading

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Black Swans

Recommended Reading/Listening Skyful of Lies and Black Swans The new tyranny of shifting information power in crises by Nik Gowing The study highlights how in a moment of major, unexpected crisis the institutions of power – whether political, governmental, military … Continue reading

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Think about it

A few weeks ago Bill Hinchberger invited me to join him in a Q&A on Think about it, a European blogging competition. Twitter hashtag #think3 developed by the European Journalism Centre. The objective in TH!NK3 is to write and report … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments