In 2006, American adman Dan Ligon shared a video, “Ha Ha Ha America”, that he’d entered in the Sundance film festival. The video presents itself… Read More »Imagining Wenzhou – How can we use the Internet to introduce readers to unfamiliar cities?
Engin Onder and Zeynep Tufekci visited the Berkman Center today to talk about the rise of citizen reporting in Turkey. Tufekci is a leading scholar… Read More »140journos – When Citizen Media filled the reporting gap in Turkey
It’s hard to explain just how much Myanmar has changed. It’s at least as hard to know whether to believe in all the changes Myanmar… Read More »Myanmar, no longer closed, still complicated
Stan Alcorn, a producer for WNYC (one of the leading lights of public radio in the US), has an excellent essay on Digg.com titled “Why… Read More »“Audio Never Goes Viral”… and maybe that’s a good thing
I’m at Code for America’s 2013 summit in San Francisco today, an impressive gathering put together by an extremely impressive civic innovation organization. I’m one… Read More »Jen Pahlka and Clay Shirky at Code for America Summit
It’s the 75th anniversary of the Nieman Foundation, and the Harvard-based program is bringing back generations of its fellows, mid-career journalists brought to Cambridge to… Read More »Saving the News with Advocacy Journalism: ten minutes with the Nieman Foundation