MS Podcast#66

alicecahn

The 66th MediaSnackers podcast converses with the Cartoon Network.

(WORLD) The MediaSnackers podcast focusses on individuals, organisations or companies who are simply impressing us and which are crying out for more discussion.

Alice Cahn, Head of Acquisitions and Development for Cartoon Network in the US.

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0.00—0.36 intros
0.37—2.40 defining the Cartoon Network market
2.41—4.21 how/why they have changed
4.22—6.32 how programming reflects this change
6.33—9.23 the junk food/advertising debate
9.24—11.57 the future
11.58—12.09 outro

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MS Podcast#65

kenikeda

The 65th MediaSnackers podcast takes a look at a nonprofit independent media arts center in San Francisco, CA.

(WORLD) The MediaSnackers podcast focusses on individuals, organisations or companies who are simply impressing us and which are crying out for more discussion.

Ken Ikeda is Executive Director of Bay Area Video Coalition a nonprofit independent media arts center in San Francisco, CA.

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0.00—0.57 intros
0.58—1.44 what BAVC does with young people
1.45—2.25 the logistics
2.26—4.15 sepcific youth media programmes (The Factory and BUMP Records)
4.16—5.00 students to teachers
5.01—6.35 what type of young people are involved with the programmes
6.36—7.43 media literacy levels
7.44—9.47 where the gap lies
9.48—10.47 the future
10.48—10.59 outro

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MS Podcast#64

sky

The 64th MediaSnackers podcast finds out more about Project Happiness.

(WORLD) The MediaSnackers podcast focusses on individuals, organisations or companies who are simply impressing us and which are crying out for more discussion.

Jim (Sky) Schuyler is the Chief Technology Officer for the Dalai Lama Foundation, discussing the Project Happiness project.

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0.00—1.10 intros
1.11—2.14 aims and objectives of Project Happiness
2.15—5.57 what schools are involved
5.58—10.47 utilising the technologies and web platforms
10.46—11.08 outro

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MS Podcast#63

hannahgreen

The 63rd MediaSnackers podcast discusses the new report from DEMOS.

(WORLD) The MediaSnackers podcast focusses on individuals, organisations or companies who are simply impressing us and which are crying out for more discussion.

Hannah Green is head of the families programme at DEMOS and one of the authors of the research report, Their Space: Education for a digital generation.

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0.00—0.19 intros
0.20—1.42 exploring the reasons behind the report
1.43—2.29 how the report was researched
2.30—3.01 who they spoke to
3.02—4.18 the vacuum between the schools/parents and young people
4.19—5.30 what they learned from young people
5.31—7.35 the teachers/schools
7.36—8.50 proposals from the report
8.51—10.45 policy gap
10.46—12.10 realistic impact of the report
12.11—12.24 outro

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MS Podcast#62

davidbuckingham

The 62nd MediaSnackers podcast talks to Professor David Buckingham from the Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media.

(WORLD) The MediaSnackers podcast focusses on individuals, organisations or companies who are simply impressing us and which are crying out for more discussion.

David Buckingham is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, London University and founder / director of the Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media.

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0.00—0.26 intros
0.27—2.22 exploring the centers focus
2.23—4.32 the big changes in media from an academic perspective
4.33—6.27 teaching media education
6.28—9.44 the CivicWeb project
9.45—11.03 the future of media
11.04—11.14 outro

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MS Podcast#61

michaelbirch

The 61st MediaSnackers podcast explores bebo.com with its cofounder Michael Birch.

(WORLD) The MediaSnackers podcast focusses on individuals, organisations or companies who are simply impressing us and which are crying out for more discussion.

Michael Birch is the co-founder of popular youth social networking site Bebo.

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0.00—0.16 intro
0.17—1.00 about Bebo
1.01—1.54 the numbers and scale of Bebo
1.55—3.17 why Bebo is so popular in the UK/Irish market
3.18—5.06 how they have stayed fresh and relevant
5.07—4.47 the impact of the users
6.26—7.52 widgets/authors
7.51—10.24 the issues and problems relating to misuse of the site
10.25—11.27 the future of Bebo
11.28—11.38 outro

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Creative Partnerships Training Part 3

Short film review of a two day training course for youth professionals.

(GBR) Check out this short film review of the two day youth professionals MediaSnackers training course in Plymouth for Creative Partnerships we delivered right before Christmas.

Music: The Rivers

The Creative Partnerships team enjoyed the Mediasnackers two day youth professional course immensely. We all feel empowered to use a vast array of I.T. tools and would thoroughly recommend the training. DK and Mark were very helpful and flexible in tailoring the two days to a group of fifteen people with different levels of experience.
Jo Taylor, Operations Manager

Thanks again Katy, Julie, Jo, Helen, Jenny, Barry, Jan, TC, Cass, Greg, Mel, Kate, Ed, Jake, Tamsin, Paula and Laura for making the training so much fun.

Related posts: Creative Partnerships Training Part 1 and Creative Partnerships Training Part 2

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MS Podcast#60

sanjayasthana

The 60th MediaSnackers podcast talks to the author of Innovative Practices of Youth Participation in Media.

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Sanjay Asthana is the author of Innovative Practices of Youth Participation in Media, a research study on twelve initiatives from around the developing and underdeveloped regions of the world.

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0.00—1.51 intro
1.52—6.06 about the research
6.07—4.47 strength of participation and empowerment of young people and its impact on transfoming the media
9.36—10.12 outro

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MS Podcast#59

clement-jones

The 59th MediaSnackers podcast discusses the political context of media with Lord Clement-Jones.

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Lord Clement-Jones is the Lib Dem spokesperson in the House of Lords for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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0.00—0.56 Lord Clement-Jones introduces himself
0.57—3.12 what is exciting and scaring in media
3.13—4.47 where is the governments role in regulating media
4.48—6.39 political process
6.40—7.43 where does media and digital literacy sit politically
7.44—9.08 the future political debate regarding media
9.09—9.24 outro

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MS Vodcast Episode#001

Popping the MediaSnackers Vodcast cherry.

The MediaSnackers monthly vodcast is a fifteen minute shot (more or less) of yummy-youth-media-goodness. Featuring content made, produced or focussed on young people and media from around the globe.

Featuring: Slip Of The Tongue by Karen Lum from theoneminutesjr.org; an exclusive interview with Geoff Goodwin, Project Leader on Project Teens, BBC; what we mean by MediaSnackers; Constance music video by Sam Sanchez; trailer for Invisible Children; music by The Rivers.

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