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Account Options Sign in. Yet you and I can take control and make media serve us — all of us — by being active consumers and participants.
Dan Gillmor- Digital media – pages. We’re in an age of information overload, and too much of what we watch, hear and read is mistaken, deceitful or even dangerous.
In Mediactive, he puts the results of his ideas and experiments together in a guide full of practical tips and longer-term inspirations for everyone affected by rapid changes in the news ecology. This book is a very worthy successor to his influential We the Media.
mexiactive A trustworthy press is required for the survival of a democracy, and we really need this book right now. Gillmor’s a reporter’s reporter for the information age, Mediactive made me want to stand up and salute.
And that’s the problem in a hypermediated world where everyone and anyone can represent his own reality. Gillmor attacks the problem of mediacgive and reality head on, demanding we become media-active users of our emerging media, instead of passive consumers.
Mediactive by Dan Gillmor
If this book doesn’t get you out of Facebook and back on the real Internet, nothing will. Ten Commands for a Digital Age “An important book showing mediactife how to swim rather than drown in today’s torrent of information.
Dan Gillmor lives on the front line of digital information – there’s no-one better to help us understand the risks and opportunities or help us ask the right questions.
Dan Gillmor, pioneering journalist and teacher of journalists, offers a practical guide to citizens who now need to become active producers as well as critical consumers of media. Read this book right away, buy one for a friend and another one for a student, and then put Gillmor’s advice into action.
Mediactive – Dan Gillmor – Google Books
As Gillmor writes, ‘When we have unlimited sources of information, and when so much of what comes at us is questionable, our lives get more challenging. They also get more interesting.
Contents A Note to Readers.
Mediactive Dan Gillmor No preview available – A longtime newspaper columnist and author of We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People, Dan has been a founder, investor and advisor in new-media companies. Dan dwn also a columnist for Salon. Dan’s previous book, We the Media, explained the rise of citizen media and why it matters.
More about Dan at http: A Note to Readers.