Tag: digital media

by Julie Keck

1. Lack of willingness to collaborate with digital media one of the downfalls of legacy media (PaidContent.org) 2. Moody’s cites MOOCs as ‘destabilizing’ (NewTechCity) 3. Agile textbooks and other trends to watch in 2013 (Publishing Perspectives) 3. Measuring the success of online courses (NYT) 5. How Facebook can ruin study aboard (Chronicle of Higher Education) Get […] more »

by Danielle McNamara

For those of us with a tight budget, little tech know-how, and even less time, there is still hope for adding multimedia into your communications plans. In not much time at all, you can produce a powerful photo slideshow or video with some fairly simple tools. Here are three quick and easy tools to incorporate […] more »

by Jenny Xie

In August, journalists, editors, and other digital media producers tuned in to the biweekly web journalist Twitter chat (#wjchat) to share their collaboration experiences. The chat covered a wide range of topics, from qualities of the ideal collaborator to working with members of the public. Here is a record of the questions and popular answers […] more »

by Chris Dorr

We have never really liked our local cable company. Over the years, many of us have wasted time waiting for the cable guy to show up to install or replace the box that doesn’t seem to work or been placed on eternal hold while customer service takes its sweet time. And to add insult to […] more »

by Sarah Butrymowicz

Surrounded by farmland and ranches, Colorado‚Äôs Edison School sits off an unpaved road, with tumbleweeds blowing across its dirt parking lot. As recently as a few years ago, many families relied on solar or wind power instead of electricity; today, many still haul home their water from wells. Principal Rachel Paul estimates that 25-30 percent […] more »

by Anne Nelson

Search for the term “international media development” and you won’t find many university departments or publications. Nonetheless, the field is over 50 years old and has exerted a major influence on many regions of the world, accounting for a budget of half a billion dollars a year. The Center for International Media Assistance, a Congressionally-funded […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

It’s not too hard to make predictions. What’s harder is to honestly evaluate how you did. In that spirit, I’d like to ask your help. Early this year, I predicted how 2011 would go in digital media. I’d love it if you gave me a letter grade with a Tweet to @dbenk (#gradeDBenk), message to […] more »

by Anne Nelson

On Wednesday night, over 200 movers and shakers from the fields of finance, law, and policy crowded into a meeting room at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York to hear a talk by Google CEO Eric Schmidt and the new “director of Google Ideas” (and Council fellow), Jared Cohen. The event was part […] more »

by Don Carli

The digital media revolution promises to improve the quality of our lives though an expanded capacity to communicate, collaborate, learn and make informed decisions. Yet our seemingly insatiable demand for digital media is driving a proliferation of consumer electronic devices and IT infrastructure, which are significantly contributing to a tsunami of toxic electronic waste. This […] more »