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Glo Bible Partners with Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

Word from the entertainment world is that superstar-producer Mark Burnett and his wife, Touched by an Angel star Roma Downey, are teaming up with digital Bible maker Glo Bible; and Christian publisher Zondervan (an imprint of HarperCollins) to launch Bible360, “a new app that brings the text of Scripture to life through video, interactive technology and social media.” According to the press release: Bible360 will build upon Glo Bible’s award-winning digital platform — which incorporates 360-degree virtual tours and animated […]

Book Review: The Church and New Media by Brandon Vogt

The Church and New Media by Brandon Vogt (Our Sunday Visitor, 208 pages, August 3, 2011) In my line of work it is not uncommon for clients and organizations to want an immediate presence on Facebook and Twitter. Throw in a YouTube or Vimeo channel and anyone can be on the new media bandwagon. The problem is not about getting onto new media sites; the problem is about knowing how to leverage those sites to meet your overall goals. The […]

The Man Without A Facebook

Funny, but sad. It says a lot about how “connected” we are and how disconnected we’re becoming.

Pope Benedict XVI Tweets!

Back in early 2007 as I delved more deeply into the world of social media, I also started a Master’s program in Theology at the University of San Francisco. The second course of the program was a seminar focused on diversity and social justice in the Church. Our final paper assignment was to take a topic of interest and write a research paper that we would then present to the class. I remember reading a few articles, for the class, […]

Catholic Media Promotion Day

Well, I couldn’t let this day go by without making my own contribution to Catholic Media Promotion Day. I know that it’s a brand new day on the East Coast, but the West Coast is still rockin’ March 15th and so I’m still on time. Before I share my list with you, I’d like to give all these folks a great big THANK YOU for all they do day in and day out. Keep up the fine work. Blogs and […]

A Social Network Christmas

Yesterday I posted a very nice take on the Nativity in the digital age. Here’s another great take on the Nativity 2.0. This one is brought to you by the folks over at Igniter Media:

The Digital Story of the Nativity

Seriously, you need to watch the YouTube video below. What would a 21st century Nativity story look like? Well, everyone would certainly be a little more connected… How social media, web and mobile tell the story of the Nativity: Who knew a star (not the Hollywood kind) could have a Twitter account?!

Miniature San Francisco

San Francisco: The Miniature City from MINIMUS on Vimeo. I love my city! Hat tip to Laughing Squid.

Dilbert on Social Media

Saw this and had to share it. I love Dilbert!

A Jesuit Olive?

Did the post title catch your interest? If it did, I should probably tell you up front that there is no such thing as a Jesuit olive. There is, however, an olive that knows plenty about Jesuit history, particularly that of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Check it out! This creative, fun, engaging, and educational video was written, produced, and narrated by Jason Kapell of the Fairfield University Media Center. I think it is fantastic!

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