- Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA
- August 17
- Television Producer, Communications Strategist
- "The Fifth Estate" = Citizens of the World
- Let's contrast the needs of the Fifth Estate with those of corporations and governments that have gone global with strategies and best practices. If the people can be equally successful in their pursuit of happiness, then how?
MY RECENT POSTS
- The NYC Subway, a Minneapolis
School and Syria
September 14, 2013 12:57AM
- Guilt or Innocence Should be
Clearer than Consensus
August 23, 2013 11:57PM
- Arrival: The Journey to
Salamanca University in Spain
June 01, 2012 05:31PM
- Knock, Knock! Studying in the
City of Salamanca, Spain
June 01, 2012 05:29PM
- Student Living Arrangements in
June 01, 2012 05:27PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Lol! I went to one of
those meetings tonight. It was
August 07, 2010 03:41AM
- “I just pitched an idea
that is a take off from the I
July 26, 2010 01:10AM
- “I was writing about a
tragedy where the system of
teacher and all
July 26, 2010 01:05AM
- “Lawsuits do take a lot
of time. Many are based on a
July 23, 2010 09:29AM
- “Me, too, DJAnime32. I
think Apple does learn from
mistakes and that bottom
July 23, 2010 09:16AM
Fifth Estate Best Practices and Democracy's Links
- MY LINKS
Ryan O’Toole wants consumer spending data to help citizens this time. Marketers spend billions analyzing spending patterns local citizens. One purpose is to determine how effective their advertising tactics have been. They use bundling, household configurations, traffic volume data… Read full post »
What could have been a Virginia Tech style mass murder was stopped after death threats were spotted by the FBI on Facebook.
&n… Read full post »
In NYC you can now point your phone and find a local watering
hole. Select a channel that goes to choices, discounts, photo,
directions near where you are. The technology is called
Augmented Reality and works on smart phones through a free junaio
2.0 augmented reality app.
This Time Out New York… Read full post »
Last week, QR-Codes took NYC like a Japanese monster movie when giant QR Codes were placed all over Time Square. With a QR compatible cell phone, you could take a snap shot a bar code on any object and go right to a Web site.
QR or Quick Response… Read full post »
We're not in Kansas anymore! Welcome inside the Star Trek world of Pepsi-co's social media space ship command center marketing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InrOvEE2v38&feature=youtube This YouTube video shows the Gatorade command center uses computer intelligence to track soc… Read full post »
Free software comes to the rescue through grass roots mapping of the BP oil spill in the gulf. Can you think of other environmental problems that would benefit from this type of Fifth Estate volunteerism?
Here's a link http://bit.ly/aiL10g
Because this is all that's… Read full post »
other side of friending, link love, chatting and sharing is hate
speech, harassment, bullying from behind a screen name.
When hate speech crosses a line into defamatory statements, there have been legal ramifications for the poster. Hate speech can be likened to “cyber/… Read full post »
Almost half of the children born in the US in 2008-2009 are of color.
But they’re still called, “Minorities. ”
Census report: "Minorities accounted for almost 49% of U.S.
births in the year ending July 1, 2009, a record high.”
If you think that sta… Read full post »
Medical brain scans are performed on children to figure out how to make commercials more mesmerizing. “Symbolic” advertising tells children that candy and sugary cereals are OK because they’re “cool.” Marketing to kids can result in $700 billion in co… Read full post »
These days page views translate into profit, at least in the minds of many journalists and bloggers. Nielsen has devoted many resources to examining the worth of page views. In recent blog called, “Journalists won’t report on news unless it drives page views,” aut… Read full post »
Maybe the trend by power brokers to pursue bloggers gained momentum in 2004. That's when Apple Computer, Inc. filed suit against unknown entitles for a leaking confidential information about an Apple product code-named “Asteroid. The judge ruled in favor of Apple, but… Read full post »