Posts Tagged ‘ Citizen Media ’

Publish Your Own Apple iBook

May 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Citizen Media, General

Apple announced today that you can now self-publish iBooks to the iBookstore. Here are Apple’s requirements for publishing an Apple iBook: Technical Requirements: An Intel-based Mac running OS X 10.5 or later At least 1 GB RAM QuickTime 7.0.3 or later. This is so you can encode and deliver content using our dedicated software. At […]

Star Wars Uncut Will Make You Forget About Jar Jar Binks Completely

Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

Remember Star Wars Uncut – the crowdsourced remake of Star Wars? Organizers chopped Star Wars into 473 chunks and asked people to make their own versions of one of the chunks. Now the circle is complete. The parts have been recombined, and the entire Star Wars Uncut: A New Hope will be screened in Copenhagen […]

Print Your Own Damn Newspaper, With Newspaper Club

Apr 12th, 2010 | By | Category: General

Enough griping about old media – maybe it’s time to get your press on! Newspaper Club is a new service, now in beta, that promises to let you make your own print newspapers online: You can make a 12 page newspaper using ARTHR, a simple tool we’ve built. ARTHR helps you lay out pictures and […]

Internet Now More Popular Than Newspapers For News

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General

The Internet is now a more popular source of news than newspapers, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Project for Excellence in Journalism. The internet is now the third most-popular news platform, behind local and national television news and ahead of national print newspapers, […]

Las Vegas Courthouse Shooting Video Captured On An iPhone

Jan 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, iPhone, Video

Nicholas Gramenos came to the Las Vegas Courthouse Monday morning to report for jury duty – but found himself witness to a shootout between court security and Johnny Lee Wicks, who is reported to have been upset over a reduction in his social security benefits. 65 year old Court Officer Stan Cooper was shot and […]

Ustream Intros Free Streaming Video iPhone App

Dec 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Ustream today introduced the availability of Ustream Live Broadcaster (App Store link), a free app for the iPhone that lets you stream live video from your iPhone 3G or 3GS: The Ustream Live Broadcaster is a free app that enables live streaming on 3G or Wifi, and users can notify their Twitter communities when they […]

Should The Fort Hood Tragedy Be Reduced To Linkbait?

Nov 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer is taking TechCrunch to task over a linkbait article on the Fort Hood tragedy. TechCrunch’s Paul Carr argues that the Fort Hood tragedy shows that citizen journalism is worthless: For all the sound and fury, citizen journalism once again did nothing but spread misinformation at a time when thousands people with […]

Is This Taking Citizen Media Too Far? Woman Plans To Stream Childbirth On Internet

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

A 23-year old Minnesota teacher has announced plans to stream the birth of her first child over the Internet to anyone that wants to watch. “We wanted to share this experience,” Lynsee said about the decision she made with her husband Anders. “If I were in a classroom, I’d be teaching about development. It was […]

Star Wars Uncut – The Second Best Star Wars Movie Ever?

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

The original Star Wars (aka Episode IV: A New Hope) is a classic – cheesy acting and all. But the crowd-sourced Star Wars Uncut may end up challenging the original for the position of second best Star Wars movie ever. Organizers cut the original movie into 15-second clips and 473 indie moviemakers are recreating the […]

The New Associated Press: You And Your iPhone

Aug 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General, Microblogging

While the Associated Press and newspapers around the US debate to compete against online news sources, they may be missing an even bigger threat: you and your iPhone. The New York Times reports that Fwix – a local news aggregator – plans to enlist mobile social media creators to generate realtime local news coverage: Fwix, […]