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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F.R.E.E. BIRD

My wife, the kids and I recently ducked out of chaos for a few days on a sunny island off the Florida coast. While there, we planned to sink our spirits into a local wildlife refuge known for its rare “co-habitation” among migratory birds. Here, the birds are, well, feather-blind (couldn’t resist!). All species pack […]

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From ‘Guitar Hero’ to online musicology classes

As director of products & content at D.C.-based Qloud — the solution for accessing music inside social networks —  Craig Smith (aka craigertiger) thinks a lot about how music and social connectivity fit together. He’s also lead guitarist for the indie rock band, Once Okay Twice so sometimes he just thinks about music. He’ll be […]

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Activist World: Let’s start the conversation

The Activist World panel (4:15 Wednesday, February 27) at the We Media Miami conference brings together interesting new initiatives, from aggregating original human-rights-abuse videos in a forum we can all access, share and act on, to a way to “sponsor” folks out there in the world doing good, to an online community forum that allows […]

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Campaign for Tory Johnson to join us in Miami

Question: How can you tell the difference between an aloof MSM personality and a We-Media-spirited personality? Answer: A real blogger pays attention to trackbacks + takes the time to comment on other people’s blogs! That’s just what Women for Hire CEO Tory Johnson did yesterday when she responded to my post on her interview with […]

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The two-column approach to resolving life’s biggest questions

As Andrew noted last year, Wikipedia’s neutral-point-of-view doesn’t always cut it, especially when the topic at hand is particularly controversial. Should Guantanamo be closed? Is outsourcing a good thing? Should convicted pedophiles be electronically tagged? No easy answers to those questions, and rather than clicking through tit-for-tat editing at Wikipedia, why not move the conversation […]

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The news “Good Morning America” doesn’t want to hear

If you want a good blogosphere-meets-MSM laugh, check out this recent clip from ABC’s Good Morning America, in which work/life correspondent Tory Johnson interviews BlogHer co-founder Lisa Stone (who spoke at We Media Miami ’07): Lisa Stone: As a working parent, I wasn’t at all surprised last year when Neilsen reported a 10-percent drop in […]

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iFOCOS Media Intelligence Report Launched

We’re please to announce a new service for members of the We Media Community. The iFOCOS Media Intelligence Report is a periodic review of key trends, ideas and issues in media, along with analysis of what these findings mean for the connected society. In the new Intelligence Report we’ll consider trends in media and their […]

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