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Many To Many

In its research on the future of public media, the Center has been chasing down how new, participatory media are fast becoming a vibrant part of the public media landscape. As part of this research,...

Beyond Broadcast: Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture

Held at Harvard Law School in May 2006, the event was organized by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Center for Social Media, Center for Citizen Media, Public Radio Exchange, The Project...

PUBLIC TELEVISION VIEWERS AND PUBLIC-PURPOSE PROGRAMMING: Viewer reactions to PBS schedule changes that reduce access to independent documentary

Modeling Policy for New Public Service Media Networks

By Ellen P. Goodman and Anne H. Chen An article in the Fall 2010 issue of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology by Center for Social Media Research Fellow Ellen Goodman and researcher Anne H....

Comments Submitted to the FCC’s Open Internet Docket [2010]

On October 12, 2010 Center for Social Media submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission addressing the impact that the Commission’s rulemaking on matters related to the open...

Future of Media Submission to the FCC [2010]

Pat Aufderheide and Jessica Clark This is a docket submission from the Center for Social Media to the Federal Communications Commission, in response to the Future of Media project, with an emphasis...

Investing In Impact: Media Summits Reveal Pressing Needs, Tools for Evaluating Public Interest Media [2010]

An analysis by Jessica Clark that outlines the major arguments for impact assessment, synthesizes evaluation needs, and proposes new...

Spreading the Zing: Reimagining Public Media Through the Makers Quest 2.0 [2010]

Spreading the Zing  presents an experimental framework for assessing public media projects, and offers five recommendations for redefining evaluation practices within the public media field, as well...

Impact Outside of the Box: Assessing How Digital Video Can Engage and Influence Publics

INTRODUCTION  An irate Congresswoman stands before the United States House of Representatives. Striking the air, she bawls: So why should any American citizen be kicked out of their homes in this...

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