Digital coverage of We Media Miami 2008

An attempt to comprehensively round up blog posts by conference participants and attending journalists (with apologies that they are organized a bit randomly.) Rachel Sterne: “Reuters Scientist demonstrates Mojo at We Media conference,” Ground Report blog, Feb. 27 “New Media Leaders Discuss How Campaigns Can Win,” Ground Report blog, Feb. 27 Bridget Carey: “Debate over […]

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Why all news is local, especially in education

Rob Park is the founder of the soon-to-be-launched Local Education Networked Newswire. He’ll be with us in Miami, and today he tells us about his new venture combining education and journalism: My goal is to enhance education and journalism for a better-functioning democracy. Since most of the authority governing our schools happens at the local […]

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Learning from ‘Global Voices Online’

    If you need quick example of what We Media is all about, look no further than Global Voices, the citizen-media project founded at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Next week’s We Media Miami conference will feature a Thursday afternoon working group with Global Voices’ managing editor, Solana Larsen, and […]

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How We Media can save us from Britney Spears

Last night while watching the NAACP’s Image Awards, I began thinking about the connections between my personal guilty pleasure, American Idol, and my professional passion, We Media. When the preternaturally talented Jordin Sparks took the stage for an Aretha Franklin tribute, I felt some strange sense of connection with Sparks, the way you feel about […]

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