Living and Learning with New Media Report Released

The Digital Youth Research ( group, a group of USC and Cal-Berkeley reseachers working with a MacArthur Foundation Grant, released their Living and Learning with New Media report. Included with in the release was a two page summary of their findings, a white paper report prepared for the MacArthur Foundation, and an online book (chapter by chapter links). The introduction to the white paper states: Digital media and online communication have become pervasive in the lives of youth in the United States. Social network sites, online games, video-sharing sites, and gadgets such as iPods and mobile phones are now fixtures […]

Life Magazine Photo Archive Hosted by Google

You can now access millions of photographs from the Life Magazine photo archives in a Google Image Search. Google, in partnership with Life has now made these photographs, many which have never been published available. You can access these images by either going to or by adding “source:life” to any Google image search. These images are quality and can now be used for inclusion in many digital story-telling projects.