On May 7, 2013, panelists with diverse roles in the strategic direction of Youth Media Reporter (YMR) led an online conversation about the renewal of YMR and its relationship to the youth media field. Watch video of the conversation here and follow along with the full transcript here.
The online conversation provided a first look at the call for articles and digital media submissions for the inaugural issue, and participants had opportunities to exchange ideas to inform both this and future issues during a moderated discussion and Q&A.
Panelists included the current editor of YMR, Lora Taub-Pervizpour; the editor of YMR from 2006 - 2011, Ingrid Dahl; and longtime advisor and contributor to YMR, Steve Goodman.
Download CFP for a special relaunch issue of Youth Media Reporter. Deadline for all manuscript and multi-media submissions: July 15, 2013.
From time to time, The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture publishes white papers on issues of relevance to the cultural sector. Roberto Bedoya, Executive Director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, wrote a paper entitled, "The Color Line and US Cultural Policy," that we are offering as a downloadable pdf.
In this article the Transmission Project contests the convention of collecting “best practices” and offers in its place a narrative approach to assessing nonprofit organizations’ efforts to build their capacity. The Transmission Project calls this approach Honest Practice.
It's coming, it's here. The digitization of our media world. Sorting through the techno-booster hype to neo-luddite hand-wringing is like dealing with earthquake preparedness here in the Bay Area. We're told that the Next Big One will strike within the next thirty years, but we can't know when or how close to home. Clearly inevitable, but hard to think about coherently on a daily basis. There is a certain amount of denial at work too, but we try to prepare the best we can, both practically and intuitively. The digitization of our media world is similar.