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Notable New Media Books

Katie Donnelly Over the past couple of years, we've been occasionally highlighting the most interesting of the recent parade of books on new media and public engagement. Unfortunately, we can't...

Digital and Media Literacy Book Review: Spaceheadz

Katie Donnelly While this series on digital and media literacy efforts has focused primarily on formal initiatives so far, innovative digital and media literacy efforts can pop up in informal and...

City Voices, City Visions Uses Digital Video Production to Promote Learning

Katie Donnelly  City Voices, City Visions, a teacher-education initiative from the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo, has been providing Buffalo city teachers and students...

Public Media Corps Publishes Toolkit of Community Engagement Models

Katie Donnelly The Public Media Corps, a public media and community engagement program, has published a working toolkit based on last year’s pilot program serving some of the most diverse...

Where will Public Media 2.0 go in 2011?

Katie Donnelly  Last year at the Center for Social Media, we researched trends in community engagement in journalism and public media projects. We created a spectrum of engagement for journalism...

Dan Gillmor’s Mediactive Provides a Clear Overview for New Media Participants

Katie Donnelly  Dan Gillmor, Director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurshipat Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism, recently released Mediactive, a primer...

World TV Revamps Site to Entice a Younger Audience

Katie Donnelly  How can public media spur multi-platform engagement through a national TV channel? That's the challenge that was posed to the team developing WorldCompass.org, the companion website...

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab Program Ready to Expand

Katie Donnelly    Having recently completed a successful pilot year, the CPB-funded PBS NewsHour Extra Student Reporting Lab program is looking to expand into additional schools in some of the...

FTC’s Admongo Promotes Surface-Level Advertising Literacy

Katie Donnelly  As digital and media literacy education efforts continue to expand throughout the country, even governmental agencies are getting in on the action. Last year, the Federal Trade...

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