Category Archives for mediacommons

What Happened?

[As many of you know, MediaCommons disappeared for a couple of days this week. It's (almost entirely) back now, but we wanted to explain what happened, and to start rebuilding not just the site but our relationship with our community. … Continue reading

26 April 2013 by KF
Categories: mediacommons

Open Review: A Study of Contexts and Practices

crossposted from MediaCommons: In April 2011, MediaCommons and NYU Press jointly received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a year-long study of open review practices and possibilities. The document that follows is a draft of the … Continue reading

18 June 2012 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, publishing

MediaCommons Receives Mellon Grant to Study Open Peer Review

[crossposted from MediaCommons.] As was reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Wired Campus yesterday, MediaCommons and New York University Press have together been given a $50,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of a year-long study … Continue reading

12 April 2011 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, research

The New Everyday: Notes, Lists, and Everyday Inscriptions

[Crossposted from MediaCommons.] We’re thrilled today to announce the relaunch of The New Everyday, an experiment in “middle-state publishing” being undertaken here at MediaCommons. This relaunch brings together an exciting cluster edited by Shannon Mattern focused around Notes, Lists, and … Continue reading

09 September 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons

Talk at the Hemispheric Institute

One of the first things I’m doing here at NYU, now that classes have started up and things are underway, is giving a talk at the Hemispheric Institute, as part of our celebration of the launch of a new MediaCommons … Continue reading

09 September 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, planned obsolescence

MediaCommons, Open Review, and the New York Times

[Crossposted from MediaCommons.] The open review experiment conducted by MediaCommons on behalf of Shakespeare Quarterly continues to make a splash. Previously covered by Jennifer Howard in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the experiment has now led to a front page … Continue reading

24 August 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons

MediaCommons, Shakespeare Quarterly, and Open Review

[Crossposted from MediaCommons.] Today’s Chronicle of Higher Education brings us a wonderful article from Jennifer Howard, exploring our recent experiment in open peer review, conducted on behalf of the eminent journal, Shakespeare Quarterly. This review process, which is at the … Continue reading

27 July 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, publishing

Fair Use

The Library of Congress has just this morning issued its statement of exemptions to the portions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that forbid the circumvention of DRM and other technological measures intended to prevent access to or copying of … Continue reading

26 July 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, research

The New Everyday

I’ve just posted the following announcement at MediaCommons: We are thrilled today to unveil The New Everyday, an experiment in “middle-state publishing” being undertaken here at MediaCommons as part of a two-year project undertaken by the New York Visual Culture … Continue reading

29 March 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons

Shakespeare Quarterly Open Review

Yet another month-long absence. At least this time I have a major project to show for it! It’s perhaps a tiny bit ironic to be launching this particular new MediaCommons Press project on the Ides of March, but nonetheless: we … Continue reading

15 March 2010 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, publishing

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