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Congratulations to VISIONS winners!

American University's School of Communications announced the winners of the VISIONS festival on Friday, and I was pleased to present a Center for Social Media award to Michael Hyde, Christina Miesel, Jen Collins, Mariana Pereira and Nick Shupper's film Housecalls. The film takes an intimate look at the under served elderly community of southeast D.C. and one dedicated physician who comes to their homes for treatment. This film demonstrated the importance of addressing social issues through character development and nuance, and we commend this team for their great work.Read more...

CSM at the Remix/Mashup 2009 Conference

I had the great pleasure to sit on the opening panel at the Remix/Mashup Conference that was hosted by the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University. Read more...

Making Your Media Matter In Retrospect

A big thank you to everyone who made Making Your Media Matter such a success. This year we packed the house with people sitting in the aisles. Here are a few things people said about Making Your Media Matter 2009:

"The talent among the presenters and participants was inspiring --but even more impressive was the absence of big egos or a sense of competition. Everyone was obviously driven by a passion for their work and willing to share."

"Great program all around. I felt like every moment was productive but not frantic. Thank you!"Read more...

WeMedia podcast interview with Jessica Clark

WeMedia is producing a regular podcast that features in-depth interviews with prominent media, technology, and social change figures, as well as distinguished experts on current affairs and news.

Listen to Future of Public Media director Jessica Clark on the recent WeMedia's podcast where she addresses and discusses issues surrounding public media 2.0.Read more...

So You Think You Can Be President?

This campaign season has been lively, intense, and the inspiration for a wide array of online video. We've spent nearly a year tracking political remix online, and showing how online video creators are exercising Fair Use of copyrighted material in order to create powerful and innovative commentary on the political landscape. The evolution of online video has become nationally relevant with this election season, and to commemorate election day, we have one last video to share.Read more...