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For six months, Susan Maushart completely took herself and her 3 teen kids off the grid-no Internet, no TV or any other electronic gadget and no cell phones. Before the experiment, life was a whirlwind of digital communication for the family:
Without Information, are we nothing ?
Paris, 2010. Alors que les TV connectées font surface, que les citoyens seraient en mesure de pouvoir techniquement embrasser le rôle de producteur de l'information, et que l'institut Future Exploration Network annonce la mort de la presse quotidienne en 2029, les rédactions trembleraient aux murmures d'une mort annoncée. Ou pas.
“Most schools and colleges spend too much time preparing students for careers and not enough preparing them to make social decisions…. In short, modern societies have developed vast institutions [that] have an affinity for material concerns and a primordial fear of moral and social ones.”
Brands Turn Red For Marriage Equality by Tanya Irwin 6 hours ago Some big brands, including Bud Light and Kimpton Hotels, are joining in the viral support of marriage equality. People around the world have changed their Facebook profile pictures to a red box with an equal sign, a modified version of the Human Rights Campaign's logo. Bud Light created ...
Last year Susan Moeller , a University of Maryland professor and director of its International Center for Media & the Public Agenda , challenged 200 of her students to spend 24 hours without media —digital, broadcast or print—and blog about the experience. Moeller had always suspected her students were underestimating their media use but was startled to find them using words like “addiction” and “withdrawal” to describe their media blackouts. The study links to her interest in how consumers get their news and information and how they become part of the news and information chain.
If you’ve used a smartphone — like an iPhone or an Android, or one of the newer BlackBerry devices — for a long time, here’s a challenge: go for a day or two without it, and see how it feels.
24 heures sans médias ni informations aka #MediaDeath pour les initiés, c’est le nom de code donné à l’expérience réalisée par l’Express , point final d’une étude ayant pour objectif d’étudier l’impact des nouveaux modes de consommation de l’information des Français.