Last week I taught my class about Creative Commons, Larry Lessig and remix culture. Over the weekend, still feeling inspired by remix culture, I checked out RIP: A remix manifesto:
“RiP: A remix manifesto is an open source documentary about copyright and remix culture. Created over a period of six years, the film [...]
Since graduating with an English literature degree ten years ago, I’ve made a good part of my living writing web and interactive content. Much of what I learned comes from online journalism practices, web usability via Nielsen and the web style guides I’ve worked with on various projects.
Last year, I put all the [...]
The Google doc above is a very basic Google docs presentation I created to show to my classes and clients. It’s essentially a point form overview of the basic considerations for marketing an online publication – whether it’s a blog or large scale magazine. Remarkably, many publications that have a strong print strategy still [...]
The aptly titled “you don’t understand our audience”
Today while I was surfing through the most popular delicious links, I found this article (above). It’s about — well, I don’t actually know what it’s about because the content was locked behind a registration field.
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As much as I celebrate the revolution of public participatory media I am increasingly frustrated at the apparent apathy of some citizen media makers to properly contextualise their work through tagging (aka folksonomies) which is a form of cooperative catagorization. Without tags, your images, video and/or audio content are not searchable, public or properly “participatory.”