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…

Nonprofits and the Social Web

Thanks to Beth Kanter’s blog for the great little find of a presentation by Steve Bridger. As we prepare for an overhaul in Anchorage, I find myself thinking more and more about community, “tribes,” interactivity and relationships. If you’re at a local station, especially in a mid-size to smaller market, this is defintely worth a…

PBS solution: implosion / explosion

Interesting dinner conversation last night here in Los Angeles at the IMA conference. Lots of topics. But I let slip one idea that really upsets people with a vested interest in the current public televison model in the U.S. My shocking and insane recommendation: