Headed to CPB. Headed for community?

I’m headed to the CPB today for an all-day meeting tomorrow (Thu, Apr 15) at the mother ship, hosted and arranged by Rob Bole (aka @rbole). Up for discussion amongst a small group of public media tech types? Collaboration and community, or at least that’s what I’m expecting. Many of you can probably list conference…

Yelvington on paywalls and community

I recently told public broadcasters, er… I mean public service media folks, to ignore the paywall option. Don’t do it. And while I stand by that assertion generally, the invaluable Steve Yelvington has a much more nuanced take in his piece Thinking about a paywall? Read this first. It involves this little chart, and there…

Do your own work

Thanks to @stevesilberman I came across this little article about growing food locally in Britain: Introducing Britain’s Greenest Town Now, I’m already inclined to like these stories because I think local food will remain part of a larger localism trend over the next 10 to 20 years as we pass peak oil and go deeper…

PublicMediaCamp session notes posted – What Next?

It took longer than expected, but I finally posted notes from my PublicMediaCamp session “Creating an Online Unconference“ to the PubCamp wiki. It’s packed with details from the session and links out to relevant materials. Not to mention two funny / instructive videos from recent Intel commercials. From here, though, the real work begins. I…

Economics of Abundance

Here’s what most public media outlets still don’t get — especially in the corner offices. If you get this economic concept, you’ll understand why creating media and throwing it out there isn’t enough. There are two scarcities that public service media firms can utilize immediately, and probably more that haven’t yet quickly come to mind:…