Social Media as News Platform…Watch Out!

Good thoughts and an important reminder about having a discerning eye when consuming media (you’re doing it right now). It’s always scary to me that people don’t look at sources or ask important questions about unsupported information. Be saavy, people. And education activists, is there anything being done to teach media smarts to kids in… Continue reading Social Media as News Platform…Watch Out!

FWD Thinking: New Tumblr Displays NYC’s Pothole Progress

mbooth: The next time you consider complaining about a pothole on a New York City street, maybe you should check Tumblr first. The NYC Department of Transportation has just launched a new Tumblr called The Daily Pothole, to keep Gotham citizens updated on its pothole progress. The blog posts photos, maps and graphs of street… Continue reading FWD Thinking: New Tumblr Displays NYC’s Pothole Progress