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  • "When (people) just say, 'I'm headed out to get a latte,' they're lifecasting, versus, 'I'm headed out to get a latte and was reminded that the coffee workers in Brazil are exploited,' and offering a link to an article, they're mindcasting," Bucqueroux said.

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  • Bonnie Bucqueroux, director of the victims and media program for the School of Journalism, said to promote a positive image, students and job seekers have to be careful on Facebook and Twitter about "lifecasting" instead of "mindcasting," terms coined by Jay Rosen of New York University.

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  • The limit of 140 characters makes tweeting - in a mindcasting sense - very difficult.

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  • On the other hand, mindcasting is using semantic (or conceptual) language, where words are supposed to hold their dictionary meanings.

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  • The point of mindcasting tweets is to relay information in as clear, succinct, efficient and non-confusing manner as possible.

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  • As Jay said, mindcasting is full of personality - it is not dry regurgitation of someone else's news, it is not just a broadcast: it is a conversation about facts and ideas.

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  • But if you have more serious ambitions in media, journalism or science communication, consider mindcasting as your style.

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  • For those who are good at this difficult art, mindcasting is just the beginning, the first step in communication that may progress from a series of tweets on a topic to a longer blog post, to perhaps an MSM article or even book.

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  • Jay Rosen on Twitter wrote that his goal on Twitter was to have "a Twitter feed that is 100 percent personal (my own view on things ...) and zero percent private." mindcasting.

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  • In a way, the difference between lifecasting and mindcasting is similar to the difference in the use of semantic (or conceptual) language (aside: I have used these concepts before in discussing politics, creationism, etc., e.g., here).

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  • Posting a series of messages that reflect one's current thoughts, ideas, passions, observations, readings, and other intellectual interests.

    June 15, 2009