Media News Round-Up
Facebook sends more users to broadcast news sites, while Google News sends more to newspaper sites.
10,000 Words argues that news media shouldn't wait to develop iPad apps, because the device "could present the viable distribution model that news media are looking for."
Curtis Brainard discusses the importance of regional science journalism and how the Ohio River Valley's network of radio, TV and newspapers can serve as a model for reinvigorating local science and environmental reporting.
The story of China that Western media consistently misses lies somewhere between the conventional narratives of the exploding economic powerhouse on the one hand and the simmering revolt straining against the authoritarian state on the other.
A new book accuses famed polish reporter Ryszard Kapuściński of blurring the line between fact and fiction.
International poker champion Liv Boeree teaches decision-making for Big Think Edge.
The way that you think about stress can actually transform the effect that it has on you – and others.
- Stress is contagious, and the higher up in an organization you are the more your stress will be noticed and felt by others.
- Kelly McGonigal teaches "Reset your mindset to reduce stress" for Big Think Edge.
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Explore a legendary philosopher's take on how society fails to prepare us for education and progress.
- Alan Watts was an instrumental figure in the 1960s counterculture revolution.
- He believed that we put too much of a focus on intangible goals for our educational and professional careers.
- Watts believed that the whole educational enterprise is a farce compared to how we should be truly living our lives.
These quick bursts of inspiration will brighten your day in 10 minutes or less.
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