Tag: public outreach

Sensor Journalism Empowers Public to Tell Important Stories

Sensor journalism is empowering the public in new ways to tell data-driven stories that are important to their community or brand. Data-driven journalism is not new, but the online availability at reasonable costs of sensors to measure everything from air pressure to speed and motion now puts data journalism in the palm of the public’s…
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November 18, 2016 0

Virtual Reality Offers New Medium for Public Outreach

How can virtual reality offer a new medium for public outreach? Yesterday as I drove to work on my usual course that crisscrosses through an upper-class neighborhood, (thank you Waze) saving me time avoiding commercial streets. There was a man lying on the sidewalk in front of a beautiful home whom I had never seen…
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November 10, 2016 0

$1 Million Raised at Mattel Party on the Pier

  <h2>Public Outreach</h2> By Nicole Hanratty Sunday, September 27, 2015–Santa Monica, CA–Over $1 million dollars was raised at Mattel Party on the Pier benefitting UCLA Children’s Hospital held last Sunday, September 27th at the iconic Southern California Santa Monica Pier. The event, now in it’s 16th year, is an important fundraiser for Mattel Children’s Hospital…
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October 2, 2015 0
Nicole Hanratty / Special Olympics World Games Gymnastics

100 Moments to Remember inside Gymnastics at Special Olympics World Games 2015

(Photo above: Great Britain athlete high-fives the Special Olympics team running the gymnastics event after her event performance at Special Olympics World Games 2015 at UCLA.)   <h2>Public Outreach</h2> by Nicole Hanratty Los Angeles proved it is a city filled with angels hosting what is reported to be the largest humanitarian event in 2015. The…
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September 1, 2015 0