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Before becoming a journalist, Gillmor worked as a musician for seven years.
Gillmor left The Mercury News in January to work on a start-up venture in citizen journalism called Bayospherewhich aimed to “make it easier for the public to report and publish on the Internet. Journalism is a field in turmoil as the old print-based business model draws to an end, good and bad citizen journalism confuse issues, all sorts of ethical problems -some hoary and some newish- crop up, key issues on net neutrality and freedom of expression flare up and the noise to news ratio soars through the ceiling.
Adam rated it really liked it Aug 16, Both the e-course and the book are full of excellent references, and it pays to take time to explore many of them.
Welcome to the age of information confusion: Are you making an environmental documentary? Gave me a better understanding of today’s media issues and the responsibility and opportunities I carry as a teacher. Gillmor attacks the problem of representation and reality head on, demanding we become media-active users of our emerging media, instead of passive consumers.
He also offers an intriguing potential solution for acquiring user-produced breaking news videos and images: Feb 05, Measie rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Gillmor discusses the need for all to be involved in what is going on with Copyright, social networking, net neutrality, and more. They also get more interesting. Living people American male bloggers American bloggers American male journalists American technology writers Berkman Fellows Citizen journalism Internet activists 21st-century American non-fiction writers University of Michigan fellows The Mercury News people.
Preview — Mediactive by Dan Gillmor. Dec 27, John rated it liked it Shelves: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People, Dan has been a founder, investor and advisor in new-media companies. Views Read Edit View history.
Dan Gillmor’s Mediactive Provides a Clear Overview for New Media Participants
Mary rated it it was ok Jun 13, Sep 07, Christy rated it liked it Recommended to Christy by: Zac Matthews rated it it was amazing May 04, Some fun categories at the bottom of the call. Dan is a scholar dzn the Walter Cronkite School – where I work – and is highly respected as a top expert on the future of journalism. JayEm Bosch rated it did not like it May 02, No trivia or quizzes yet. He goes on to provide a series of principles of media consumption: Some of this is a little US-centric, but almost all of it is relevant to media consumers all over the world.
Starting in Octoberhe wrote a weblog for The Mercury Newswhich is believed to have been the first by a journalist for a traditional media company. Michael Cullinane rated it really liked it Sep 04, mediactivf Sep 29, Mike rated gillmo liked it.
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Jul 02, Nurlan Imangaliyev rated it really liked it. Gillmor includes quotes from experts in the field about why media literacy is currently lacking in schools, but he clearly could have made a stronger argument for systematic media literacy education at all levels.
Gillmor also addresses the big legal issues of our time, including free speech, privacy, copyright, and corporate media consolidation.
gilpmor A book which works well as a reference book over time as well as a one-off read. Sign up for our Newsletter! If you consume any type of news media, you ought to read it.
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Gillmor is also the author of a popular weblog covering technology news and the Northern California technology business sector, criticizing rigid enforcement of copyrightsand commenting on politics from a liberal perspective. Register now for StoryMovementsa catalytic two-day convening that examines platforms and genres of civic media storytel.
Archived from the original on November 27, Mediactive by Dan Gillmor Goodreads Author. Gillmor’s a reporter’s reporter for the information age, Mediactive made me want to stand up and salute. While the author can be extreme at times, his views have definitely impacted the way I will view media and journalism in the future.
Mediactive by Dan Gillmor
Ten Commands for a Digital Age “An important book showing people how to swim rather than drown in today’s torrent of information. I had to read this book for a class and didn’t entirely dislike it. Gillmor tackles this changing “eco-system” and provides some common-sense principles, sound advice and useful tool meduactive.
Open Preview See a Problem? Dan Gillmor is an American technology writer and columnist. Archived from the original on 24 June Read this book right away, buy one for a friend and another one for a student, and then dqn Gillmor’s advice into action.