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Crowdfunding the commons News Goteo nominated for EU Democratic Citizenship Awards See more Crowdfunding pro transparencia y open data. See more Co-creation workshops with open DNA See more Crowdfunding y periodismo por Goteo. See more Goteo premiada por Open Knowledge Foundation Spain See more No nos afecta Régimen Jurídico de Plataformas de Financiación Participativa See more Cultura libre y peer production: La era maker. See more "Goteo es, quizás, la plataforma de crowdfunding más potente de España...

How To Bring Live Tweets To Readers Not On Twitter Featuring live tweets on news websites is a great way of bringing readers who may not use Twitter into the conversations that are happening there. Large news sites often use custom code to accomplish the task. Smaller sites tend to use Twitter’s own widget, which I find slow and inadequate for the task. Fortunately, there is a solution that uses a tool that many of us are already familiar with: CoveritLive.

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Making Learning Fun! This month’s LCBQ is “How do you make e-learning fun?” I begin with a quote by British novelist, Arnold Bennett who said, "There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul." I believe this quote sums up all the reasons why we should include emotions – not just fun - into our learning interventions – e-learning or any learning for that matter.

`The truth will always win’ - Julian Assange writes - Media Diary Blog Wikileaks founder Julian Assange wrote this Op-Ed for The Australian today: Key lines: * WikiLeaks is fearlessly publishing facts that need to be made public. * The dark days of corruption in the Queensland government before the Fitzgerald inquiry are testimony to what happens when the politicians gag the media from reporting the truth. * (My idea is) to use internet technologies in new ways to report the truth. What Type of Social Networking Personality Are You? [INFOGRAPHIC] If you're on popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, you can probably group friends into categories based on their online behavior. There's the vaguebooker. The humblebragger. The guy that won't stop talking about politics. And the one who spoils every good scene to your favorite TV show. According to a social behavior study by MyLife, which was conducted among 890 adults ages 18 and older, there's a good chance you fit into one of these personas.

The Future of News A colleague of mine at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Val Lauder, recently shared this article with the faculty e-mail list. The piece, written by Johnnie L. Roberts for Newsweek, wonders “Can News Anchors like Katie Couric Survive?” SOUP! Click here to check if anything new just came in. September 4 2012 theviennatestament : Europe - André Kuipers I - ISS Over Europe