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Ourmedia.org: I Gave Up on It

Sunday, March 27th, 2005

I tried to upload a fun little Vlog I shot at a friend’s baby shower to the new site Ourmedia.org. But even though it said the Vlog got posted, I don’t think it did. So who is to blame? Me or Ourmedia.org.
Here is the dilemma. I am a techno klutz. So when I go [...]

OurMedia: A Place to Upload Media Presentations

Friday, March 25th, 2005

This from HypergeneMediaBlog:
Ourmedia.org, a free global repository for grassroots media, launched yesterday with great fanfare, allowing anyone for free to upload, store and share digital works — home movies, music videos, original music, audio interviews, photos, art, documentaries, grassroots political ads, animations, books, student films, software, etc.
“You can publish media, post comments, and you [...]

Read Report on Participatory, Public Journalism

Thursday, March 24th, 2005

At the Fusion Power Conference in Toronto.
The final report on the “Exploring the Fusion Power of Public and Participatory Journalism,” conference held on Aug. 3, 2004, in Toronto is now available for reading and downloading.
The 29-page report is titled “What We Heard, What We Learned: Exploring the Fusion Power of Public and Participatory Journalism.” [...]

World Editors Forum Outlines Newsroom Trends

Thursday, March 24th, 2005

This from the World Editors Forum: It will be publishing its first report, TRENDS IN NEWSROOMS 2005, dedicated to innovative editors and cutting edge newsrooms.
“Trends in Newsrooms 2005″ provides examples of how news staffs all over the world are adapting to a rapidly evolving industry. This 150 page report compiles 400 short articles vital [...]

College Students Teach 8th Graders Civic Journalism

Thursday, March 24th, 2005

Andrea Frantz, professor at Wilkes University and co-vice chair of the AEJMC’s Civic Journalism Interest Group, has developed a project in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where college students mentor junior high school students in civic journalism concepts.
The Times Leader reports the kids so far have done a photo shoot in downtown Wilkes-Barre, had a television [...]

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