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Rant Media Literacy Digital Literacy media literacy digital literacy isis syria refugee internet useIn a recent workshop I held here in Ottawa, the topic of digital and media literacy came up on a few occasions. I wanted to examine this a bit further and share some quick thoughts. Instagram, 360 video, Vine’s, FB Auto-Play, Periscope).

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What Will Be The Next Ice Bucket Challenge?

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The point is to start a “Wake Up Call” for Syria. WAKEUPCALL Text SYRIA to 70007 (to give £5) or [link]. View on Instagram.

Can I tell you a story? (with Rumi)

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Why Organize the Universe this way. What does not exist looks so handsome. What does exist, where is it? An ocean is hidden. Invisible ocean, wind.

Get More Video Views & Shares: #501TechNYC (Part 2)

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Read Part One. Here’s more of what I learned from them: What’s Happening with Video at. In-House Creative Guidance a Must. Streamline!

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Does this look familiar?

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As you know, I LOVE to help people write more effective appeal letters. It is a very effective appeal letter. Let’s look at why. I love that!

The Human Rights Channel

The Agitator

In Syria, where foreign journalists have been barred from covering the violent clashes, activists have uploaded tens of thousands of videos on YouTube in the past year, allowing the world to see the horrific violence unfolding inside their country.” The channel’s mantra: Film it. Share it. Change it. Strikes. Political protest.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

A. Fine Blog

Today is International Women’s Day. Hurrah! Komen really has a political agenda below the waist – who knew and how dare they!

#SocialMedia: Turns Out, Twitter Can Start Revolutions Mr. Gladwell

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But what about now that dictators have fallen in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and perhaps Syria – and the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement has gone global this past weekend? Yet the Tunisian uprising continued to grow, then spread to Egypt, Bahrain, Syria, and Libya – with unequal (or as yet unclear) results.

#SocialMedia: Turns Out, Twitter Can Start Revolutions Mr. Gladwell

Non Profit Marketing 360

But what about now that dictators have fallen in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and perhaps Syria – and the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement has gone global this past weekend? Yet the Tunisian uprising continued to grow, then spread to Egypt, Bahrain, Syria, and Libya – with unequal (or as yet unclear) results.

#PHILANTHROPY: Google Can Give Time, Resources, & AdWords To Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Google is the great behemoth of web searching and video hosting. But per month, that’s a hefty donation stream for many nonprofits.

#TECH: Look What We Did To Apple! Welcome Back To EPEAT.

Non Profit Marketing 360

Of course, we’re complaining about our latest iPads, whereas people are risking their lives on social networks in Syria and Egypt.

Is your cause more boring then a coffee mug?

Sea Change Strategies

They risk their personal safety to document human rights abuses in Syria. The organizations I work for do incredible — and often heroic — things. They stand up to companies like Koch Industries and Montsanto who corrupt the political process. Interesting stuff, right? Brand Building Content marketing Fundraising

#PublicMedia: How Twitter Helped And Hurt The Spread Of Information In Two Recent Disasters

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On the other hand, some seemingly fine reporting about being a lesbian in Syria turns out to be written by a heterosexual male in the U.S. Which is not to say millions haven't tried it. But as The Guardian blog pointed out, many simply retweeted rumo(u)rs. Twitter is about speed and punch, not (necessarily) research and context.