Monthly Archives: April 2008

Upcoming summer workshops in Lisbon

We’re getting ready to inaugurate a new, month-long program of several workshops with the New University of Lisbon. Several UT faculty members are gearing up to teach a variety of film, journalism and TV-related classes including screenwriting; digital documentary; online … Continue reading

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“Internet policy for the next administration” at UT, April 21

Mark Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and Howard Shelanski of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology will be featured speakers at an event next Monday at the LBJ Library at UT. The next President’s policy team will … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalism on Trial

It might behoove the ACLU, or some organization devoted to civil liberties, to devote some resources to figuring out how to defend speech that is inconvenient to plaintiffs lawyers. Sandy Szwarc of the excellent blog Junkfood Science has a lengthy … Continue reading

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Uwe Boll vs. the Web

There is a petition to convince director Uwe Boll to stop making movies. Boll has apparently said if the petition gets a million signatures, he’ll quit [story]. Now, the director has proven a bit quirky — challenging film critics to … Continue reading

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Berkman@10 Future of the Internet Conference

If you happen to be around Harvard in mid-May, you might want to swing by and check out the Berkman@10 Future of the Internet Conference. The event, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, runs … Continue reading

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Second Skins and Tiny Lives

BoingBoingTV presents the above short piece about the movie Second Skin, which premiered at SXSW. The film explores the impact of massively multiplayer online games on the people who play — including one self-identified gaming addict. The documentary looks like … Continue reading

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Digital Media Entrepreneurship Workshop in Austin

Starting April 24 and running weekly through June 12th, the Austin chapter of the Rice Alliance is offering a workshop on how to start and grow a digital media company. It will be Thursday afternoons from 4:00 to 6:00 PM … Continue reading

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the “social media generation” at the polls

According to interviews and recent surveys, younger voters tend to be not just consumers of news and current events but conduits as well — sending out e-mailed links and videos to friends and their social networks. And in turn, they … Continue reading

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