The Bill of Rights A brief guide for citizen journalists and bloggers Target audience: Journalists, bloggers, nonprofits, cause organizations, NGOs, general public. Guest post by Mitch Ratcliffe RatcliffeBlog There is much that bloggers can learn from journalists, who have learned how to cause the most trouble possible without landing in jail over the course of … [Read more...] about How to prevent against online libel and defamation
National Wildlife Federation from JD Lasica on Vimeo. [author]Recently I had the chance to sit down with Danielle Brigida, social media outreach coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation, the enormously important nonprofit organization that inspires Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. They do that by combating global warming, protecting wildlife … [Read more...] about How the National Wildlife Federation uses social media
Beth Kanter this week cited 10 examples of thought leadership from foundations: Share history (Detroit Foundation) Talk vision and mission (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) Share important research (Kauffman Foundation) (Hewlett Foundation) Retweet useful links shared by colleagues (Greater Cincinnati Foundation) Recruit job candidates (MacArthur … [Read more...] about 99 foundations that actively use Twitter
Youth Empowerment with Social Media View more presentations from Amy Sample ward. [author]Recently, Bebo hosted an all-day event for members of the No to Knives and Crime Coalition, as well as others working in the sector of positive youth engagement in London and beyond. I want to share my slides and notes here for those who attended as well as for all those out there … [Read more...] about Empowering youth with social media
[author]Spent Wednesday night at SocialVoter, a special event featuring California Secretary of State Debra Bowen and presented by CitizenSpace and the Social Media Club. You can follow the tweets on Twitter — for the next two weeks, anyway, when they disappear. So I thought a blog recap would be in order. Here, too, is a Flickr photo set of the gathering. For … [Read more...] about California’s Secretary of State: Come and collaborate!