- Can you tell a story? Storytellers, check out this new course from Pixar on Khan Academy.
- Where can I go? Yelp now will show you which businesses have gender inclusive restrooms.
- Is this the real life? New data shows people aren't upgrading their smartphones as quickly as they once did.
- Is this just fantasy? Immersive journalism is the new term of art for virtual reality in news, centering on the experience of individuals. CNN's new VR focus was just announced.
- Is this news? A Harvard study finds that a Breitbart-led network of conservative coverage not only advanced pro-Trump messages in the election campaign but also influenced the general media.
- Is he camera-shy? Sean Spicer's briefings for the press have been taking place off-camera.
- Are they crazy? A White House press release lifted lines from an Exxon-Mobil press release.
- Is it safe? Consumer Reports will now consider cybersecurity in its product reviews.
- Which one uses Snapchat? The Supreme Court recently debated the right to use Facebook and Twitter. The justices know their stuff. The eventual decision will be the latest in a series of judicial decisions that affect social media use.
- Week in review: On this blog, I shared an example of using a sports analogy or metaphor well. On the Moderating Panels blog, you also can find tips for when they try to make the moderator fill in for a panelist.
- All answers: I'm giving a workshop in London on April 3 on Creating a TED-quality talk. Join me, please, and share with interested colleagues.
Friday, March 10, 2017
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