Libraries and the New Community Information Ecology

In this 25-minute discussion (via Skype), Pew Internet Director Lee Raine talks with Journalism That Matters' Bill Densmore about how libraries can adjust and thrive in the new media ecosystem.

This video was presented at Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy & American Libraries on April 7, 2011.

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Boomer Generation Shapes the Future of Technology

Video: AARP/The Atlantic Technology Symposium

AARP recently sponsored a forum with The Atlantic on the future of technology—and how it will shape and be shaped by the Boomer generation.

People are not substituting technology for ‘real’ life, says Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet and American Life Project. If you’re social and successful in the analog world, that can carry over to the digital realm, and vice versa.

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(Source: aarp.org)

Dancing with megaphones: The new media ecology

Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie gave a keynote address to the iMedia Agency Summit for ad executives. He discussed the new media ecology and how it has changed customer behavior and expectations. (More videos below the cut)

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The Power of Mobile

Associate Director Susannah Fox talks about the power of mobile connectivity at Mayo Transform 2010: Thinking Differently About Health Care.

The access revolution is over. Mobile is changing us, changing our frame of reference so that we see information as portable, personalized, and participatory.

The full text of Susannah’s remarks are available on our website.

Are opportunities for online engagement bringing new voices into the civic debate?

Aaron Smith discusses the role the Internet plays in opening civic and political debate to historically underrepresented groups at the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center.

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