#ProtectGoldButte Press Conference (2016)

It’s not breaking news, it’s streaming news! s Presenting the August 18 livestreaming video from Facebook Live from Las Vegas about the proposed Gold Butte conservation area. Details on the Protect Gold Butte website This press conference was a show of support connecting conservation and the new wave of responsible, conscious, Indigenous ecotourism. Senator Harry Reid and Representative Dina Titus, …

A Festival of Three Rivers (2016)

Photo: brian kelly, Filtration Plant Fort Wayne, Indiana – July 8-16 Three Rivers Festival – Fort Wayne’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race, raft race, heaps of junk food and (to be confirmed) bike valet service. The festival is an annual tradition and begins the Saturday after Independence Day (July …

Las Vegas’ Civic Disaster – Jay Rosen

Photo Noted journalism outsider’s outsider Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) spoke in Las Vegas Thursday in the Greenspun Hall Auditorium (View in Google Maps) at University of Nevada Las Vegas on the civic disaster called the Review Journal. Yes, it’s a bother to figure out parking at UNLV, but this was one of the tickets of the year for …

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

The first full week of May is recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week in the USA, a tradition first celebrated in 1984, established by a Congressional joint resolution passed in 1983. For details about activities this year, check out Ustravel.org. Questions Where can we access timely statistics about tourism in the USA? What can …

Reframing Sustainable Tourism Hangout (2016)

A new take and new book on some perplexing conundrums for fans and friends of responsible, eco, conscious travel, presenting our April 2016 hangout on Reframing Sustainable Tourism. Guests: Authors Keith Bosak and Stephen McCool Key Words: Brazil – Case Studies – Community – Critical Discussion – Framework –Geography – India – Las Vegas – New …

Hurricane Sandy 2012

Photo: NASA Goddard, Sandy 2012 Super StormRon’s Blog: Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News CoveragePBS NewshourCS MonitorABCEarthskyhttp://www.epa.gov/sandyhttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/opinion/forget-sustainability-its-about-resilience.html Social WebGoogle Crisis Map‘Frankenstorm’ Sandy hits the North American East CoastStorifySocial-media-fails-hurricane-sandyhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/bianca-bosker/hurricane-sandy-instagram_b_2061590.htmlhttp://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-11/wikipedia-sandy Media CoverageGuardian Photoshopping and Sandyhttp://theweek.com/article/index/235578/10-fake-photos-of-hurricane-sandyhttp://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/instasnopes-sorting-the-real-sandy-photos-from-the-fakes/264243http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/if-you-cant-beat-em-subvert-em-countering-misinformation-on-the-viral-web/264366http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/11/01/why-time-magazine-used-instagram-to-cover-hurricane-sandy Local Sourceshttp://www.nyc.gov/html/visitors_alt.htmlhttp://www.nycgo.com – http://www.nycgo.com/#[email protected] Planeta.com

Virtual Veranda: Utopian Communities, Good Friends, and Bridges across Time and Space (1998)

Photo: Mexico City From the archives: 1998 It’s a Saturday night in Mexico City, the largest megalopolis in the world. I don’t like large cities, but I’ve always felt at home in Mexico City, DF, CDMX, the Centro Histórico. My thoughts race back to other homes and other community experiences. Many times my mind races …

Digesting Borderland Environmental News = Por un nuevo periodismo ambiental en la zona fronteriza (1997)

Poster From the archives. This presentation was made at a 1997 conference. When it chooses to cover the U.S.-Mexico border, the majority of both U.S. and Mexican press accounts portray the border as a sharp dividing line, with one set of issues in the United States and another in Mexico. The reality is that the …