Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry
This site provides a selection of more than 500 letters, lectures, photos, articles, and sound recordings related to the birth of the recording industry. Hear auctioneers, animal calls, musical instruments, and Native American songs, Italian songs, Swedish songs, and more. Berliner (1851-1929), an immigrant and largely self-educated man, was responsible for the development of the microphone and the flat recording disc and gramophone player.
Introduction: What is New Media?
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New model regulation in the electricity industry
A new report by Dr Michael Pollitt of Judge Business School argues that the work of the regulator can be put to better use in focusing on two current issues; tackling the problem of climate change and protecting consumers suffering from 'fuel poverty'. In order to adopt this new role, however, the UK needs a fresh model for the regulation of its electricity and gas industries.
Historical Perspectives on Childbirth, Health Care Disparities, and the Management of Women's Lives
Dr. Delores M. Walters, SRI-AHEC; Dr. Marie Jenkins Schwartz, History; and Diane Martins, Nursing. Co-sponsored by P.I.N.K. Women URI Diversity Week - 2010 - URI Live!
Seeing Clear: Perspectives on the Gulf Oil Spill (Pt. 1 of 2)
URI experts have been on the front line addressing the crisis of the Gulf oil spill. Now they are coming together to tell us what happened, what we learned, and where we go from here.
Seeing Clear: Perspectives on the Gulf Oil Spill (Pt. 2 of 2)
(Presentation begins at 0:38) URI experts have been on the front line addressing the crisis of the Gulf oil spill. Now they are coming together to tell us what happened, what we learned, and where we go from here.
DMC: Texas Jazz Festival Media Kickoff Party
The Texas Jazz Festival returned to the Harvin Student Center at Del Mar College on Oct. 6, 2010 to launch the 50th anniversary celebration of the festival. A jazz demonstration concert in the student center in 1959 paved the way for the first festival the following year. Performers at the Kickoff Party included the Duke E Brown Band, Eddie Olivares, Jr. Quartet featuring the TJF All Stars and the Del Mar College Jazz Band.
Expert Perspectives: Digital media furthers political engagement
People who follow the news, whether online or offline, are more likely to be active citizens in terms of politics, voting and community involvement, but young people aren't nearly as engaged politically as their older counterparts in the United States. Do these notions still hold true in campaign 2010? U of M new media journalism professor Seth Lewis explains.
21W.784 Becoming Digital: Writing about Media Change (MIT)
"Becoming Digital" traces the change in practice, theory and possibility as mechanical and chemical media are augmented or supplanted by digital media. These changes will be grounded in a semester length study of "reports from the front." These reports, found and introduced by students throughout the semester, are the material produced by and about soldiers and civilians on the battlefield from the introduction of wet photography during the Crimean and Civil Wars to contempor
Rise of online media helps youth get engaged in politics
University of Minnesota new media journalism professor Seth Lewis has found that a preference for getting the news online indeed was related to higher levels of political involvement (i.e., voting, contributing money, sharing political information and related activities) both among older and younger adults. More importantly, a preference for online news was significantly stronger for young adults.
Social Media in Business, Development & Government, Spring 2009
Social media technologies are disrupting power equations between consumers and businesses on one hand and citizens and governments on the other hand, especially in the context of emerging countries. Therefore, it is essential that thinkers and practitioners in the areas of business, development and government understand the use and impact of social media technologies. Through readings, guest lectures, and case studies, the course will provide students the conceptual understanding of the power a
Media Service and Offers 2010 Media Computer - From Math to Augmentation History of New Media A Kaleidoscope of Perspectives Cotton Mills Seen through Differing Perspectives: Critical Analysis of Primary Documents Youth Perspectives as Primary Sources Perspectives on the Unfolding Spill: Evidence of the Environmental Impacts of the Event UCAS - what is social media? Plenary session Michelle Goodall 21L.435 Shakespeare, Film and Media (MIT)
The Ministry of Life offers a wide range of online streaming videos, as an additional service to the movies (DVD or VHS), which can be obtained for free at the Austrian Film Service .
About 250 brochures are available under publikationen.lebensministerium.at.
The photo service
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This is the transcript of a Project Kaleidoscope interview with Gregor Novak. The topic is Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT). Discussion topics include how JiTT was developed and how JiTT uses web-based exercises to foster better personal interaction between students and faculty.
In this lesson, students will read two primary source documents from Documenting the American South, a digital library collection sponsored by the University Library at UNC. One document is Child Labor in the Carolinas, a pamphlet published in 1909 by the National Child Labor Committee exposing the use of child labor in the cotton mills of North Carolina. The other document is Mill News, a weekly newsletter about the Southern cotton industry which was paid for and published by the mill companies
A special issue of Panorama, the online magazine of TakingITGlobal, was dedicated to the Millennium Development Goals and One World Youth Project Ambassadors from seven countries maintain a group blog that details the issues they have identified in their communities and action projects they are undertaking. Using these articles, students can apply previous learning about primary sources to understand the perspectives of youth around the world who are identifying issues and addressing the Goals i
While the government declared an end to the oil spill at the Macondo well on September 19, 2010, research into the causes and impacts of the Gulf disaster is ongoing. At the kickoff panel of a three-part symposium, three scientists discuss what they are learning about the disposition of the nearly 5 million gallons of oil, as well as gas and c
My plenary session delivered at the UCAS Social media marketing conference October 2010. "What is Social Media?"
Filmed Shakespeare began in 1899, with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree performing the death scene from King John for the camera. Sarah Bernhardt, who had played Hamlet a number of times in her long career, filmed the duel scene for the Paris Exposition of 1900. In the era of silent film (1895-1929) several hundred Shakespeare films were made in England, France Germany and the United States, Even without the spoken word, Shakespeare was popular in the new medium. The first half-century of sound include
Media Computer - From Math to Augmentation
History of New Media
A Kaleidoscope of Perspectives
Cotton Mills Seen through Differing Perspectives: Critical Analysis of Primary Documents
Youth Perspectives as Primary Sources
Perspectives on the Unfolding Spill: Evidence of the Environmental Impacts of the Event
UCAS - what is social media? Plenary session Michelle Goodall
21L.435 Shakespeare, Film and Media (MIT)