Dan Gillmor talks about the challenges and rewards of publishing "Mediactive" under Creative Commons

Dan Gillmor is a journalist and established author, having previously published We the Media back in 2004 under a CC BY-NC-SA license. His subject is the changing landscape of media, and the focus of his first book was on distributed, grassroots journalism and its effect on the Big Media monopoly of news. Six years later, … Read More “Dan Gillmor talks about the challenges and rewards of publishing "Mediactive" under Creative Commons”

Shareable Magazine

Neal Gorenflo by Shareable | CC BY-NC-SA Last week, Shareable—the online magazine about sharing culture—launched a survey asking you how much you share. The survey contributed to CC’s Catalyst Campaign, which is continuing through the month of June. This week, CC talks with Shareable co-founder and publisher, Neal Gorenflo. The caption for Shareable is “Design … Read More “Shareable Magazine”

Flat World Knowledge partners with Barnes & Noble and NACS Media Solutions

On April 1, Flat World Knowledge announced its partnerships with Barnes & Noble and NACS Media Solutions (an independent business subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores). The partnerships enable FWK’s open textbooks to be distributed in low-cost print form at up to 3,000 college bookstores across the U.S. for the 2010 fall semester. … Read More “Flat World Knowledge partners with Barnes & Noble and NACS Media Solutions”

2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition

HASTAC’s third annual Digital Media and Learning Competition launched yesterday, an initiative supported by the MacArthur Foundation. Last year‘s theme was participatory learning, and CC Learn was awarded a grant for Student Journalism 2.0—a pilot initiative “engaging high school students in understanding the legal and technical issues intrinsic to new and evolving journalistic practices.” The … Read More “2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition”

Printing Thom Yorke's Head

When we blogged about Radiohead releasing the data from their video for “House of Cards” last year, we weren’t really sure what fans were going to do with the 400 megabytes representing the visual data from the video. But now, thanks to Thinigiverse, we have an awesome example of what’s possible when CC licenses encourage … Read More “Printing Thom Yorke's Head”