Tag: social networking

Magpile, the Social Site for Magazine Lovers: PBS MediaShift Post

Magpile, the Social Site for Magazine Lovers: PBS MediaShift Post

I have a new post up at PBS MediaShift about Magpile, a new social network designed around the love of the print magazine. As founder Dan Rowden said: “I don’t want Magpile to become somewhere that digital is ‘the thing,’ because I think print is really important…Personally, I prefer print. I want to push the …

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Personal Growth and Social Networking Identities

Personal Growth and Social Networking Identities

My large introductory media studies class often takes unexpected turns. With 120 students of widely varying backgrounds and interests, I am frequently surprised (and pleased) by new insights, interdisciplinary connections, and individuals’ anecdotes that challenge and enrich our class content. During our Thursday class last week, we were discussing Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody, and …

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Presentation on “Social Networking and Screencasts”

Presentation on “Social Networking and Screencasts”

This will be another education-related post this week; it’s that point in the semester when I can pretty much only think about teaching. It’s all-encompassing until convocation on May 22! I’m presenting on Saturday at the 13th CSU Symposium on University Teaching at CSU San Bernardino. My talk title is “Social Networking and Screencasts: A …

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