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Prof. Yahong Li, Prof. Alice Lee, and Rebecca MacKinnon, Journalism and Media Studies Centre (University of Hong Kong)

CC citizen journalism site GroundReport re-launches; GroundReport TV launches officially

Check out the relaunch of citizen journalism portal GroundReport (previously discussed here), as well as the official launch of GroundReport TV (previously discussed here). GroundReport, which lets people publish news articles, photos, audio recordings, and videos uses Creative Commons licenses to expand the reach of its content. Sign up for an account and start submitting … Read More “CC citizen journalism site GroundReport re-launches; GroundReport TV launches officially”

PodTech Donates to CC

Following up on an earlier post, we are pleased to announce that PodTech, a technology and entertainment video network, has donated to Creative Commons on top of the money already paid to Lan Bui for his CC-licensed photograph. In doing so, PodTech has set a precedent in paying Bui for his photo and have further … Read More “PodTech Donates to CC”

CC Salon SF on WED, Aug 8 from 7-9 PM: Bittorent, Fedora, Intern Presentations, and Free Drinks!

Tonight we are back at Shine with what has become an absolutely awesome CC Salon. Think of it not only as a way to see some fantastic presentations (Bittorent Pres. Ashwin Navin, Jack Aboutboul, community engineer for Fedora at Red Hat, + Interns) but also as a way to celebrate the release of our brand … Read More “CC Salon SF on WED, Aug 8 from 7-9 PM: Bittorent, Fedora, Intern Presentations, and Free Drinks!”

Jamglue: Remix T. Pain, The Blue Scholars, and R. Kelly

Jamglue, an “online community for creating and personalizing audio,” has just launched an amazing remix contest featuring “southern soulster” T. Pain and his song “Bartender”. “Bartender” is available as separate instrument tracks, all of which are released under a CC BY-NC-SA license. By utilizing CC licencing, Jamglue offers its community an open way to interact … Read More “Jamglue: Remix T. Pain, The Blue Scholars, and R. Kelly”