AlertMap: Cutting-Edge Emergency And Disaster Information Tool

AlertMap: Cutting-Edge Emergency And Disaster Information Tool

If you’re even remotely interested in emergency information, check out AlertMap. This disaster-focused mashup pulls together data from some 600...

Hyperlocal Media Coverage Of California Malibu Fires

Hyperlocal Media Coverage Of California Malibu Fires

While researching my presentation for the recent Talk Is Cheap unconference, I came across a fantastic post by Mark Glazer....

Social Media and Crisis Communications: My Talk Is Cheap Presentation

Social Media and Crisis Communications: My Talk Is Cheap Presentation

Following-on from my last post, last night I presented a session on the crossover between social media and crisis communications...

Talk Is Cheap – A Stunning Success

Talk Is Cheap – A Stunning Success

Last night I attended the Talk Is Cheap social media unconference hosted by Gary Schlee and his students at Centennial...

Using Social Media To Create Social Media Training

Using Social Media To Create Social Media Training

Communications training courses on traditional strategies and tactics just don’t cut it any more. The ever-increasing rate of change on...

Wetpaint: Merging Wikis With Discussion Forums

Wetpaint: Merging Wikis With Discussion Forums

I just discovered Wetpaint – a free wiki-hosting site that fully integrates a discussion forum into every wiki. This site...

5 Keys To Creating A Cutting-Edge Online Newsroom

5 Keys To Creating A Cutting-Edge Online Newsroom

What should an online newsroom look like? I’ve spent a fair bit of time in the last few days researching...

California Wildfires – Using New Media to Communicate In A Crisis

California Wildfires – Using New Media to Communicate In A Crisis

Immediacy is one of the great things about new media/web 2.0. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the coverage...

My Social Media Life And Why Walled Gardens Don’t Work

My Social Media Life And Why Walled Gardens Don’t Work

While out running recently, I re-listened to a Six Pixels of Separation podcast during which Heidi Miller talked about the...

Information R/evolution

Information R/evolution

Check out this amazing video on how the Internet is forcing us to adapt the way we organize, find and...