Where is the conversation?

Photo: 7MagicMountains A conversation is communication between two or more people. A good conversation occurs when people listen to one another over time. (poster). This essay addresses three questions: What have we learned? Where do we want to go? And … Where is the conversation? Let’s explore current online platforms that enable the gambit of …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational is one of our fave streaming / podcasting giants of the world. What we like: forward-facing window into Australia, show notes, podcasts, archives Key Linksabc.net.au/[email protected] AlsoSend a voice memo 2020 Faveshttps://twitter.com/planetanews/status/1289727910346031104 Saves Liveshttps://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/jun/02/australians-say-abc-saved-lives-during-summer-bushfires-royal-commission-toldhttps://twitter.com/Nic_Asher/status/1267730428841979909 ReviewFor non-Ozzies, ABC should be considered as a premiere, go-to source for those …

Book Lovers Day

Image: Mexico: Adventures in Nature August 9 is Book Lovers Day, an unofficial holiday that encourages people to pick up a book (or two) and spend the day reading. Hashtag: #BookLoversDay Elsewhere on the Web https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/book-lovers-day Embedded Tweets Fans of books & birds, here's a book for you! "What bird is that?" (1931) was Australia's …

Story Links

Photo: Beans> Quotes and links related to story and stories presented in somewhat random fashion: Storytelling = Conveying of events in words, and images, often by improvisation Quotes “You can’t just change the image or the stories, you need to change the storytellers.” – Elaine Welteroth And your life is a story like the wind …

Reflections on Awards

Buzzwords Here’s the bottom line – awards offer a great incentive which encourages good practices and helps develop communication about critical topics. That said, awards can be manipulated or simply developed in a way that does not promote in-depth dialogue. What we’d like to see: more surveys/investigations of awards. Recommendations We like to see awards …

World Responsible Tourism Awards

Photo The World Responsible Tourism Awards are presented each year at WTM London, in front of an audience of 600 key influencers and decision makers. These awards are a centerpiece of WTM Responsible Tourism Day. Changes a foot this year. 2020 https://responsibletourismpartnership.org/world-rt-awards/world-responsible-tourism-awards-2020/#recommend Nominate for the World RT Awards by midnight August 3rd. It will take …

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Poster The United Nations has declared an International Decade of Indigenous Languages, to begin in 2022. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution on the rights of Indigenous Peoples which includes the proclamation of 2022-2032 as International Decade of Indigenous Languages. undocs.org/A/74/396 #Today, following the conclusion of #IYIL2019, #UNGA adopted the resolution on the …

Native America Calling

Logo Recommended listening Native America Calling – nativeamericacalling.com – is a live Monday-Friday, call-in program linking public radio stations, the Internet, and listeners together in a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the USA and is designed to improve the quality of …

Zoom

Verbs Zoom = to move or travel quickly Also: an app Making the most of the social web, we are seeking your tips on making the most of real-time video calls. Where is the conversation? Everywhere! Are you using Duo, Facetime, Facebook Messenger, Houseparty, Skype, Whatsapp, or Zoom? We explore this in depth: Key Links …