NTEN We Are Media Project: Week 1 - How Can Your Nonprofit Organization Avoid Drinking the Web 2.0 Kool-Aid.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The expression "drinking the Kool-Aid" has come to mean that " one has embraced a particular philosophy or perspective ," although the expression " Don't Drink The Kool-Aid" is a reference to the 1978 cult mass-suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. Flickr Photo by Mike Monteiro NTEN's We Are Media : where the community is the curriculum ! We invite you to join the conversation each week as roll we out a new theme related to social media and nonprofits.

Adventures in Participatory Journalism: An Interview with Sarah Rich about 48 Hour Magazine

Museum 2.0

I talked with Sarah Rich , one of the project’s instigators and staff members, to learn more about 48 Hour Magazine and its implications for other participatory media projects. You had a huge response to this project. None of us is a huge celebrity, but between the six of us who ran the project we have several thousand Twitter followers. Beyond the excitement and buzz factor, what’s the value of doing this project so fast?