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The Participatory Nonprofit?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These teens are actively involved what Jenkins calls "participatory culture" - a culture with relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing one's creations, and some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices. vlogging, and podcasting).

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Is it time for a Social Reporter?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My first online community builder/facilitator job was with Arts Wire, an online network for artists, that used a unix-based, text-based online discussion software. Arts Wire, a project of NYFA, was originally intended to be a place for artists from all over the country to meet, exchange ideas, and talk about their work via the Internet. Last week or the weekend before I was at a conference, with wireless and live blogging and vlogging. What does the Internet look like?