September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay Key Linksunesco.org/commemorations/accesstoinformationdayun.org/en/observances/information-access-day 2021 Teaser HistoryThe day was inaugurated in November 2015 and was first held on September 28, 2016. The day had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form …

The Value of Listening

Photo: Clark County Museum We hear you. There is great value listening to the natural and cultural worlds. To be immersed in birdsong or symphony elevates our higher senses. If communication is to be more than a bullhorn, if there’s an actual conversation / dialogue unfolding, we need to sharpen our listening skills, comprehension, and …

Bookstores

Photo: Amate Books Bookstore = a store where books are sold Also see: bookshop Questions What are your favorite bookstores? = ¿Cuáles son tus librerías favoritas? HeadlinesShould we pay to enter bookstores? – New YorkerOn the Experience of Entering a Bookstore in Your Forties (vs. Your Twenties) – @the_big_quietAdventure Town Bookstores Worth Traveling For – Outside …

Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer Also spelled: digitise What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options? This page explores the practical ins and outs and it will highlight inspired examples around the world. …

New Titles

Poster New books, movies, and other things that have a title and are available on Amazon.com. Yes, we do receive a small commission for purchases made from this page. Featured on this page are the rough notes including links to authors and tweets about the work. Often these raw notes are cut and paste into …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada – knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada – is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Experts and newsmakers give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Key [email protected]@[email protected]@tourderachelFacebook: Nevada Public Radio Questions …

Journalism Links

Poster What would journalism insiders like others to know about their profession? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat fashion: Headlines2020 hindsight – media in the year of Covid-19 – MediaWatch / RadioNZTrump exploited a broken press. Here’s how to fix it.A conversation with media critic Jay Rosen.Deadspin and the Mavening of SportswritingLet’s All Stop Mindlessly …