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Posts tagged media

Jan 15 '14

Putin’s Olympics in A Dreadful BBC Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-lsSKOlV0I

Just fathom the transcript, Oh My God!

I am the dreadful menace.
The one whose will is done.
The haunting chill upon your neck.
I am the conundrum.

I will summon armies.
Of wind and rain and snow.
I made the black cloud overhead.
The ice, like glass below.

Not you, nor any other.
Can fathom what is nigh.
I will tell you when to jump.
And I’ll dictate how high.

The ones that came before you.
Stood strong and tall and brave.
But I stole their dreams away.
Those dreams could not be saved.

But now you stand before me.
Devoid of all dismay.
Could it be? Just maybe.
I’ll let you have your day.

Jan 12 '14
Dec 22 '13
"Sometime in the past few years, the blog died. In 2014, people will finally notice. Sure, blogs still exist, many of them are excellent, and they will go on existing and being excellent for many years to come. But the function of the blog, the nebulous informational task we all agreed the blog was fulfilling for the past decade, is increasingly being handled by a growing number of disparate media forms that are blog-like but also decidedly not blogs.

Instead of blogging, people are posting to Tumblr, tweeting, pinning things to their board, posting to Reddit, Snapchatting, updating Facebook statuses, Instagramming, and publishing on Medium. In 1997, wired teens created online diaries, and in 2004 the blog was king. Today, teens are about as likely to start a blog (over Instagramming or Snapchatting) as they are to buy a music CD. Blogs are for 40-somethings with kids."

Jason Kottke, Nieman Journalism Lab. The blog is dead, long live the blog.

Jason’s article is part of a series of Nieman predictions for journalism in 2014.

(via futurejournalismproject)

Dec 21 '13
Dec 8 '13
Nov 27 '13
theatlantic:

The License That Rules the Web Just Got a Major Update

The new version of Creative Commons is big news for writers, photographers, and anyone who uses the Internet.
Read more. [Image: Flickr/Giulio Zannol]


Creative Commons license is evolving. Here’s how…

theatlantic:

The License That Rules the Web Just Got a Major Update

The new version of Creative Commons is big news for writers, photographers, and anyone who uses the Internet.

Read more. [Image: Flickr/Giulio Zannol]

Creative Commons license is evolving. Here’s how…

Oct 24 '13
Oct 8 '13

Social Media Video 2013

Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. It’s part of a series of social media videos that are the most watched in the world. Erik thanks everyone for their ideas and support! Video produced by equalman productions  

Sep 9 '13
Sep 5 '13

futurejournalismproject:

MegaNews: A Modern-day Newsstand

via bigthink:

MegaNews Magazines is up and running in Stockholm, hoping to change the modern media landscape. The newsstand kiosk allows for on the spot, high quality, color prints of a wide range of magazines and periodicals (200 at present). 

[…] The machine (which takes up space of less than 4 square meters) allows customers to choose the publication they want to buy via a touchscreen, pay with a credit card, and get a copy, printed on the spot, in two minutes. The newsstand is connected to the internet and can download upon request the latest pdf files from any partner publisher’s server.

According to Stefan Melesko, a lecturer in Media Economics, 10% of the entire cost structure for most publications consists of distribution costs. In addition, publishers produce a surplus of copies, at times being unable to sell up to 30-40% of them and accruing additional expenses for handling the returns. On-demand printing newsstands like Meganews Magazines can save publishers money on printing and distribution. They can also help them reach customers whenever and wherever, while giving them real time feedback on sales.

Images: YouTube, Stills of MegaNews Magazines video