Postcards Links

Photo: Ayöök display Links related to postcards QuotesPostcard shots are usually taken by non-locals, so consider seeking out galleries or craftshops with photos taken by local artists.– Catherine Mack The mail is yours. Use it! (El correo es tuyo ¡úsalo!)– Mexico Postal Service Ni la lluvia, ni el frio, ni el calor detienen al cartero …

Improving Environmental Journalism

Photo: Ajit Huilgol, US Fish and Wildlife, Pangolin There is no better way to understand our world than by being environmentally conscious and active. Planeta.com embraces conscious travel and ecotourism – mindful journeys that respect the natural and cultural worlds. These travels are continuing steps toward an evolving compact with the future. We may not …

Tourism Books

Photo: Cornerstone Park Updating our bibliography of tourism books. Newer titles to be added soon. Publisher’s note: Sales on Amazon.com generate a small commission for Planeta.com. Free Downloads (PDF)Responsible Travel Handbook, 2006– This anthology focuses on responsible tourism around the globe and was prepared by the editors of Transitions Abroad. Free download as PDF (2 …

Publishers

Photo: Barcelona Publisher = a person or company that prepares and issues books, journals, music, or other works for sale Also see: Lonely Planet, Transitions Abroad PublishersChannel View / Multilingual MattersMountain Press – Facebook – @mountain_pressRoutledge Embedded Tweets Digital Publishers Dead Tree and Digital Publishers Planeta.com

Photography Links

Photo: Yellowstone National Park, Photographing Old Faithful Links related to photography presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe hidden fingerprint inside your photos – BBCResponsible Travel Photography. Using the Web to Link Locals and Travelers in Oaxaca, MexicoThe ‘longest-ever photo exposure’ has been found — inside a drink can – CNNhttps://gizmodo.com/a-mexican-physicist-solved-a-2-000-year-old-problem-tha-1837031984This is why you are afraid …

Immediate Now

Lingo Cards One of the buzzwords that should signify the expectation that things happen right now, whether or not that’s a good thing. Customer service? We want it now. Attention, please. Now. Presenting, the immediate now The immediate now is often expected in real-time messaging. How do we respond to messages that demand an immediate …

Environmental Journalism

Photo: Alebrije Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on the fabric of life on our living planet. Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? HeadlinesFinding Native People at Heart of Environment Beat – SEJI …

TV Shows

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema Links to various TV shows presented in somewhat random fashion: Agents of ShieldWe knew that our show did really well with people recording it and watching later, but not by the metrics the networks still really wanted, which was watching it live with commercials. – arstechnica.comabc.go.com American PickersThe American Pickers …