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Sam Ford
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Kentucky boy helping lead strategy on, and studying, media, journalism, and pop culture.
Kentucky boy helping lead strategy on, and studying, media, journalism, and pop culture.

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Lauren Berliner, Henry Jenkins, Leah Shafer, and I reflect on our Unspreadable Media series. bit.ly/2txwPZ7 (My piece for the series, "The Broadcast Ghost," here: bit.ly/2sPyiNg.)

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Honored to have the opportunity to reflect on what we did, and learned, running the Center for Innovation & Engagement at Univision/Fusion Media Group in 2015-2016, for Harvard's Nieman Lab. bit.ly/2sTCiwv

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My new piece, for our Unspreadable Media Series: "The Broadcast Ghost: The Persistent Logic of Traditional Media Industries Metrics."

"The larger theme of this piece is simple: The 'broadcast ghost' haunts my work."

http://bit.ly/2sPyiNg

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Leah Shafer says "You Can’t Stop a Frack Truck with Thumbnails," in Part 3 of our Unspreadable Media series on Henry Jenkins' blog. bit.ly/2sLRziO

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Enjoyed retired WKU Alumni head Rick DuBose talking about the City of Bowling Green & preparing for the future with Bill Miller. bit.ly/2suAidE

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For those interested in thinking about how/where a humanities education might benefit students in their professional lives...I recently shared with Western Kentucky University's Spirit magazine my thoughts on the advantages an interdisciplinary humanities education from WKU Potter College of Arts & Letters has given me in my career trajectory so far.
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Lauren Berliner's piece for our Unspreadable Media series on Henry Jenkins' blog says "The Best LGBTQ Youth Videos Are the Ones You’ll Probably Never See." http://henryjenkins.org/blog/2017/6/15/unspreadable-media-part-two-the-best-lgbtq-youth-videos-are-the-ones-youll-probably-never-see

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Jennifer Levitz and Vanessa Bauerlein get at heart of a key issue at the heart of our Future of Work in Kentucky initiative with MIT's Open Documentary Lab and USC Annenberg's Civic Paths team. on.wsj.com/2taQ5LG

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Henry Jenkins kicks off our new series on “Unspreadable Media” by exploring “The Geographies of Public Writing.” http://bit.ly/2t6KIgP

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Yup. Here we go. On-the-money (pun intended) quote from Andrew Dunn re: the future of journalism biz models. http://bit.ly/2t4zSru 
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