The City of Seattle's Technology Matching Fund provides grants of up to $30,000 for local organizations’ technology projects. How is that money spent? The post The Technology Matching Fund: Helping to Close the Digital Divide in Seattle appeared first on Flip the Media.
Editor’s note: This post is the fourth in a series of ongoing articles that cover a five-part lecture series presented by David Domke, professor and chair for the Department of Communication at the University of Washington. The series...Show More Summary
This year's Oscars featured a few stirring acceptance speeches and a powerful performance of "Glory," but diversity was notably missing in action. The post Oscars 2015: A Few Stirring Moments, Not So Much Diversity appeared first on Flip the Media.
Over the past couple of years something has changed. I’m on the receiving end of daily press releases, pitches, data dumps and studies. I probably receive 50 or more emails every day simply pitching stories, product announcements, press releases and other promotional email. It has become relentlessness. It wasn’t always like this; the whole thing […]
The other day I had my nearly 10-year old Honda Accord sedan serviced at my local Honda Dealer. Several days before I received a direct mail coupon (oil change, tire rotation), which promoted me to call for an appointment — old school. When I got there, as you might imagine, hundreds of additional dollars of […]
While the non-profit Better Business Bureau (BBB) may still have some relevance to some consumers and businesses in terms of dispute resolution, its brand has become almost totally diluted and irrelevant in the digitally dominated world of local business search. For years there has been a dormant opportunity for BBB to do something online that would reinsert […]