~e; media content distribution
human being <email@example.com>
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 10:22:04 -0500
[these are a few short thoughts on recent phenomenon,
parts online and offline, which have a similar theme.
the following e-mail is forwarded about a public radio
project in the U.K. which reminded me of would could
be a way to bring the online, offline, into traditional
for example, i think it was Neil Postman and-or Richard
Saul Wurman, and likely others who have mentioned the
possibilities with designing information flows, a carto-
graphy of places, actual and virtual. and so, when looking
at the public television station (in .mn/.us it there are
two channels on broadcast, only one of which is used all
of the time, channel 2, while the other is used at night
for parallel programming, channel 17. yet only has weather
radar on during the daytime, basically, media-wallpaper.
and i wondered both about the newspapers and also the TV,
and also having stated about the radio, previously and in
turn found out about such projects exploring these areas
anew, such as the project below. yet, to see this big blank
space on the public TV channel made me wonder about all of
the programming that could be there, or, how someday it
could become a channel for things online to function off-
line, and for public and educational and artistic matters,
which fits within the mission of public television/media,
if it continues to survive. in other countries the main
channels for media are publicly/state owned, yet in the
.us it is hard to find public content. so too, if there
were columns in mainly repetitive newspapers which brought
content from online, offline, by independent content dev-
elopers, it could become another merging/hybrid place,
where new and old merge. not to mean that a newspaper-
writer writes an online column, but online people get
published in a special space, offline, to broaden the
public discourse. which could be an interesting experiment
between new and old media, as it is sometimes called...]
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 14:06:39 -0700
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