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I saw this electric car in the UMass Campus Center Garage being recharged from an electrical socket in the wall. You can see an electric meter in the back.
This is Gorman Dormitory on the campus of UMass Amherst. It's the dorm I lived in for two years when I was a student here.
The Cotton Museum logo. Participants in Journalism That Matters: The Memphis Sessions met on Jan. 11, 2006 at the museum in downtown Memphis.
Housing many sessions at MGP2006 was the Campus Center Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The stark, concrete bunk-like space, while aesthetically jarring, proved accomodating with excellent audio-visual and accoustic setups.
From the podium, right, Gary Gilson, director of the Minnesota News Council, announces a $75,000 seed grant to the University of Massachusetts from the Knight Foundation to start the New England News Council. From left are UMass journalism professor Ralph Whitehead, News Council Director Bill Densmore, and Media Giraffe Project principal investigator (and UMass journalism professor) Dr. Norman Sims.
From left, Wally Bowen, Anthony Riddle, Hannah Sassaman and Becca Vargo Daggeett Hannah Sassaman at the National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2007. They were part of the panel "Owning Our Own Media Infrastructure."
Lise LePage, Ilona Meagher, Eesha Williams
The BlueWall Cafe at the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus center will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to Media Giraffe Conference participants who chose a "no-food" registration. The BlueWall accepts cash only. However, there are "no-transaction-fee" Bank of American ATM machines steps away in the Campus Center lower level for anyone short of cash.
The registration area for participations in the Media Giraffe conference will be at the bottom of escalators to the Campus Center Lower Level Concourse.
Pictured at the June 29, 2006 Media Giraffe Project conference in Amherst, Mass. Jane Ellen Stevens.
Valley Transporter (413-253-1350) is available from Hartford Bradley International Airport to the UMass campus for participants in the Media Giraffe summit. From Bradley, one-way rates with advanced reservation are $45 first seat, $25 second seat, $10 each additional seat. Valley Transporter will also shuttle between Boston-Logan and Providence-T.F. Green and UMass.
Post-IT(tm) notes left behind on the stairwell door in Gorman Hall at the University of Massachusetts at the end of the first Media Giraffe Project roundtable summit and conference.
A diarama shows the way cash cotton prices in Memphis used to be recorded -- part of an exhibit at the Memphis Cotton Museum where participants in Journalism That Matters: The Memphis Sessions met on Jan. 11, 2006.
The cover for "The New Pamphleteers" DVD available from the Media Giraffe Project at UMass Amherst:
Lisa Williams, Chris Grotke, Maureen Mann, Gordon Joseloff, Daniel Barlow
A diarama shows the way cash cotton prices in Memphis used to be transmitted -- part of an exhibit at the Memphis Cotton Museum where participants in Journalism That Matters: The Memphis Sessions met on Jan. 11, 2006.
A diarama shows clothes of high society -- part of an exhibit at the Memphis Cotton Museum where participants in Journalism That Matters: The Memphis Sessions met on Jan. 11, 2006.
Banner advertisement for the June 28-July 1, 2006 Media Giraffe Project roundtable summit conference, "Democracy & Independence: Sharing News & Information in a Connected World."
The line for Helen Thomas' book signing after her talk and panel appearance at at the National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2007.
The ground-level concourse at UMass Amherst includes the University Store, which stock toiletries, computer supplies and books, The BlueWall Cafe, and a general open area where newspapers table vendors and informal seating are located.
Josh Wilson, NewsDesk.org; Chris Peck, Memphis Commercial Appeal; Jon Donley, NOLA.com; Chris Daly, Boston University
Discussants June 28 at the MGP2006 summit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ponder how journalism will stay relevant in a digital age. From left, Jeff Jarvis of City University of New York and BuzzMachine.com; Vin Crosbie of Corante Media Hub; Jay Rosen of New York University; Peter Bhatia of The [Portland] Oregonian; Larry McDermott, The [Springfield, Mass.] Republican, and Teresa Hanafin, of Boston.com. Participating but not visible with this camera angle, were Helen Thomas, White House columnist; and Marty Baron, Boston Globe editor.
Ilona Meagher, Matthew, and Amy Mertl of CCTV
John Burke of WAN and Gary Kebbeel, Knight Foundation
Melissa Graykin, Maureen and Robert Mann of the Philbrick James Forum in Deerfield, N.H. Maureen is editor of thee local-online news community, started eight months ago with a grant from the Knight Foundation. Listen to Maureen discuss running the non-profit site via QT video of the Sat. July 1 session: Daily Grind.
A tile advertisement for the Media Giraffe Project summit conference June 28-July 1, 2006 at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst: "Democracy & Independence: Sharing News & Politics in a Connected World."
Considering the rising impact of ethnic media on American society during the first Media Giraffe Project summit are, from left, Peter Wells, publisher of the Providence American; Jerry Villacres, of El Planeta in Boston; Sandy Close of New America Media; and IUMass Boston Prof. Ellen Hume who also heads the Ethnic Media Project of Boston.
Panelists Thurs., June 30, at the MGP2006 summit considering whether free (non-paid) media can sustain democracy included, from left, Barry Parr of Coastsider.com; John Byrne of RawStory.com; unidentified, Charles Lewis of the Center for Public Integrity and David Beers of TheTyee.ca.
MGP2006 co-convener and Courante Media Hub co-founder Vin Crosbie, left, and Bob Stepno, Univ. of Tennessee journalism lecturer, during the ice-cream social June 30 at MGP2006 -- the first Media Giraffe Project summit and conference.
Helen Thomas, White House columnist for Hearst newspapers, answers a questioner during an appearance the University of Massachusetts Amherst on June 28 -- part of her participation in the first Media Giraffe Project summit conference. The New England Press Association sponsored her visit.
Robb was a convener with me on our session, "Merging Forms: Is the Medium Still the Message" at the Media Giraffe Summit.