Sign of the times, 2003

Thousands demonstrated along Park Avenue in New York City during meetings of the World Economic Forum at the Waldorf Astorio New York hotel on a freezing January day in 2003.

Marching for peace in Philadelphia, 2003

Demonstrators march down North Broad Street in Philadelphia in February 2003, voicing their objection to the impending war in Iraq. Police estimated that the crowd numbered 10,000 people.

I captured this image looking north from one of the upper floors of the former Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer building at 400 North Broad Street.

Metadata: Date: 02/15/03, Time: 12:33:11 p.m., Shutter speed: 1/2500, Aperture: 4.0, ISO: 800, Lens zoomed to: 175mm , Location: Philadelphia, PA, US , Slug: Street Level Philadelphia

Preparing students for the DNC in Philadelphia

For the past six months, and for every waking minute in recent days, I have been managing operations for a project we call the Temple DNC News Bureau, in my role with the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple University. From now through the end of the Democratic Convention, you can catch reports from…

Scopin’ out The Media Consortium

The Media Consortium — an international network of over 70 leading independent progressive journalism organizations — has invited me to talk about Periscope for journalists when they hold their #TMC2016 conference in Philadelphia next month. Here’s more info on my session:Beyond Facebook and Twitter ” TMC Media 2016

WordCamp Weekend

Heading back for another day of the “inaugural” @WordCampUS here in Philly: A photo posted by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Dec 5, 2015 at 5:36am PST I was probably among the least technologically proficient people attending WordCamp US this weekend in Philadelphia, but I still learned more in two days than I could possible summarize. Here’s…