2011 March | Beth’s Blog - Part 3

Archive for March, 2011

Public Media At Risk

Public Media At Risk, Guest Post by Vincent Stehle

Remember the email chain letter that used to circulate warning of impending plans to eliminate funding for NPR and PBS? For years it was regarded as a Snopes-worthy urban legend. At the time, there was no continuing threat to cut funds for public broadcasting.… Read More

SXSW Panel: Join A Global Discussion About Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World

I’ll be at SXSWi Festival next week to moderate a panel  and discussion on Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World on Sunday, March 13 at 3:30 pm.    Our panelists include Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation,   Mark Horvath , Invisible People, and Jessica Dheere, SMEX Beirut.… Read More

Happy International Women’s Day: Meet Keo Savon

Happy International Women’s Day!  It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.… Read More

craigconnects: A Network of Networks

Note from Beth: I’m honored to host a guest post from friend Craig Newmark who is launching a new site, a network of networks.    I”m still recovering from jet lag from the E-Mediat project where I spent time training technology trainers who work with NGOS about the Networked Nonprofit.   

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Network Skills for Personal Productivity and Organizational Strategy

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about applying the “network mindset” to one’s works, whether that be philanthropy or nonprofits.  There are two different frames — you can use a networked mindset to increase your personal productivity or think of it in organizational strategy terms.… Read More