Media

Librarianship and Information Management

An article in Harvard Magazine talks of how the library deals with the growing problems of librarianship and information management.

Mobilization: Social Networking and Iranian Politics

On Twitter, Photos, Blogs and Iran's Politics

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an annual conference-holding entity, holding conferences on themes related to three areas of technology, entertainment, and design. It is owned by The Sapling Foundation, which aims to disseminate ideas and expert knowledge.

How Twitter can make history, a TED Talk by Clay Shirky (Link)

Monitoring: Internet and the Swine Flu

Modes of information dissemination: Case of Swine Flu (H1N1) outbreak of 2009

Visual monitoring (click picture to go directly to the site)

  • Google and CDC's Health Map: Global Disease Alert Map

HealthMap

Sample capture: June 16, 2009

Future of Capitalism (FT Video)

Future of Capitalism: New York panel

 

Part1. April 1 2009: What are the causes of the current financial crisis?

Hip-Hop, Reggae, and the Middle East

Contribution by sefat

Palestinian rap group DAM, Da Arab MC’s, have received over three hundred thousand hits on Youtube. Part of this video was shot during an actual riot. You can learn more about them at http://www.dampalestine.com/main.html .

Sustainable Cities

Introducing The Power of Cities, a TED Theme

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is an annual conference-holding entity, holding conferences on themes related to three areas of technology, entertainment, and design. It is owned by The Sapling Foundation, which aims to disseminate ideas and expert knowledge.

Africa between globalization and marginalization

In this video on Africa between globalization and marginalization, Philip Emeagwali says "Globalization without ethics impoverishes," during his keynote lecture at Michigan State University.

No Logo: Naomi Klein talks briefly about globalization, branding, and alter-globalization movements

Produced by Sut Jhally's Media Education Foundation (www.mediaed.org), Naomi Klein (Author of No Logo and The Shock Doctrine) talks briefly about the relationship between branding, globalization, and the alter-globalization movements that attempt to expose the stories behind the logos of everyday brands.