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Kicking off a great weekend with our "Hack the Gender Gap" conversation at Google, moderated by Amy Webb, with a timely discussion about women in media and tech. If you're not coming, please watch the live-stream at PBS MediaShift starting at 5:30 pm PT:

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2014/10/live-stream-hack-the-gender-gap-on-women-in-tech-media/

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This Friday, Oct. 24, PBS MediaShift and the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University will be producing a panel at Google in Mountain View, Calif., called Hack the Gender Gap about how women can overcome challenges and succeed in technology and media.
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Why don't people want to share their opinions on social media about controversial topics? The spiral of silence: http://ow.ly/B5n2m 
Two years ago, the Pew Research Center reported that more than a third of social media users have used networking sites to post their own thoughts or comments on political and social issues.
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How do news sites balance the need for speed online and making sure stories are original? BuzzFeed, the NY Times and Washington Post have all struggled with copy-and-paste content from other sources, and need to rethink their standards in the social age. The Mediatwits discuss on this week's podcast: http://youtu.be/V21IooilR0E
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This week's podcast looks at big changes at NPR as it deals with changing audio habits and rise of streaming services, podcasts and apps.
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Judging by the last Blurb event Tuesday, the one tonight in SF is going to be amazing! Come by Dogpatch Studios tonight between 6 pm and 9 pm to see books + art.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/imprimatur-unbinding-the-book-san-francisco-launch-tickets-11238301061
ImprimaturUnbinding the Book Blurb is working together with Visual Arts Studio Jotta, to commission 12 artists and designers to create original books or book installations. Exhibiting in September 2014, Imprimatur will bring together the work of practicing artisits, recent graduates and a new generation of creatives from across Europe, North America and beyond. Imprimatur, which is Latin for "let it be printed", proposes to change preconceptio...
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Our Collab/Space event in Chicago was a blast; join us for the next one in DC on November 6th at the Washington Post. Sponsored by the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri: http://ow.ly/Ckz5P
Grab the early bird discount while it lasts!
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Oh, it's on! We're coming to DC with Collab/Space, hosted by The Washington Post and sponsored by RJI, on Nov. 6. Focus will be on open data, data journalism and visualizations -- and right after the election!

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/collabspace-dc/
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In the wake of violence in #Ferguson  and so many cities, this symposium in Chicago next week should be timely and fascinating. I hope you'll join me there.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/truth-trust-in-the-21st-century-journalisms-role-in-telling-the-story-of-violence-in-chicago-registration-12411155099
Eventbrite - The Poynter Institute presents Truth & Trust in the 21st Century: Journalism's Role in Telling the Story of Violence in Chicago - Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University, School of Law, Chicago, IL. Find event and registration information.
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How can the with fine out of corporate sponsorship, add driven revenue, and corporate censorship when the overall priority is to drive profits not inform the public?
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Why is broadband Internet service more expensive and slower in the U.S. than in other countries? We discuss on this week's podcast.
http://youtu.be/GewyrY0PTkg
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See you next Friday.  I love this podcast, you seem to be asking or discussing the the right issues.  Thank you, from Turlock, Ca
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We are heading out for a family vacation from July 14 to 24 and renting out our place on Airbnb. Let us know if you're interested in staying at our house in SF then!

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House in San Francisco, United States. Our home is a funky three-level 2BR SF home in the Excelsior neighborhood, a bit quieter and removed from downtown, but accessible by bus or BART to all points around it. The three levels include a basement bedroom where our 12-year-old son live...
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The small start-up with even smaller antennas, Aereo, has put the big broadcasters on the defensive. Why? Because Aereo does not pay for content. But you don't pay for it either. Hear how the SCOTUS ruling on Aereo will affect how you watch TV on latest Mediatwits Podcast with FilmOn CEO +Alki David, Dan Rayburn from StreamingMedia.com, and Ben Collins from Esquire: http://ow.ly/wadvC
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Mark Glaser is a longtime freelance journalist whose career includes columns on hip-hop, reviews of videogames, travel stories, and humor columns that poked fun at the titans of technology. From 2001 to 2005, he wrote a weekly column for USC Annenberg School of Communication's Online Journalism Review. He now runs the PBS MediaShift and Idea Lab sites, and writes the OPA Intelligence Report email newsletter for the Online Publishers Association. Glaser has written essays for Harvard's Nieman Reports and the website for the Yale Center for Globalization.
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