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Friends of Januária: A Year of Citizen Media
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The citizen journalism project “Friends of Januária” began in September and October 2011. Conceived by journalists Amanda Rossi and Jamila Venturini, the project received support from various...

Samuel BennettOct 28, 2012 04:39 am GMT1977 views
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Friends of Januária: A Year of Citizen Media
Crowdsourcing Crisis: How Civic Media Informs Breaking News
video Distributed Knowledge

In this session, two individuals share their perspectives on civic media with a global audience. Mohamed Nanabhay, head of New Media at the AlJazeera Network, helped unpack the North African...

Fiona MaresJul 22, 2011 06:29 am GMT2297 views
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Crowdsourcing Crisis: How Civic Media Informs Breaking News
Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Datran Media plans to extend the Allvoices crowd-sourcing platform into other categories beyond news, and will be integrating its social distribution technology into the site’s content. Datran will...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 05, 2011 12:45 am GMT3049 views
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Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices
Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Natural disasters and wars bring people together in unanticipated ways, as they use the tools and technologies easily at hand to help. From crisis response to situational awareness, free or low...

Pablo BracciniJun 30, 2011 12:38 am GMT2160 views
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Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come
Politics 2.0 – Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Virtual Events and the Future of Democracy
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Moving forward, a technical arms race is already shaping up between the key social media players who want to facilitate the free-flow of information and entrenched political players who...

Pablo BracciniAug 11, 2011 11:20 pm GMT4571 views
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Politics 2.0 – Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Virtual Events and the Future of Democracy
Crowdsourcing Democracy Through Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

Social media and aggregate text messaging can, in a very real sense, be construed as a 'cultural consciousness,' and our goal is to show how you can take advantage of that for reasons...

Harshida PatelOct 11, 2011 09:18 pm GMT1642 views
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Crowdsourcing Democracy Through Social Media
Crowdsourcing & Social Media Help Heal UK Communities After Riots
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In what has been one of the darkest days for the UK and its citizens, social media and crowdosurcing have mobilised people in a singular display of compassion and humanity. It proved to be a...

Fritz SchaeferNov 30, 2011 11:55 am GMT1966 views
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Crowdsourcing & Social Media Help Heal UK Communities After Riots
The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
document Distributed Knowledge

The Guardian's over-arching commitment to an open and collaborative newsroom makes it a natural home for the citizens agenda. The citizens agenda is a simple concept, and their approach...

Fritz SchaeferDec 08, 2011 09:29 pm GMT820 views
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The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
7 Media Relations Trends to Expect in 2012
document Distributed Knowledge

According to media relations expert, Priya Ramesh, social media will continue to empower citizen journalism, as anyone with a smartphone device can instantaneously create and share news in real...

Marco TorquatiDec 11, 2011 10:09 pm GMT1293 views
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7 Media Relations Trends to Expect in 2012
The Top Ten Media Apps of 2011
document Distributed Knowledge

One of the top ten media apps for 2011 is Bambuser. Bambuser has actually become a tool for citizen journalism, and Egyptian activists have been using the service to broadcast Tahrir Square...

Marco TorquatiDec 27, 2011 08:45 am GMT1792 views
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The Top Ten Media Apps of 2011
How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
document Distributed Knowledge

The very nature of social media’s open communication and crowdsourced information provides a powerful tool for public safety agencies. Take, for instance, the Twitter user who unknowingly tweeted...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 07, 2012 01:52 am GMT1453 views
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How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
Citizen Journalism and the Internet
document Distributed Knowledge

This paper summarizes recent discussions about Citizen journalism: its various forms and coming of age; its role in international news; the opportunities for a more democratic practice of...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 19, 2012 12:23 pm GMT2331 views
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Citizen Journalism and the Internet
Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
document Distributed Knowledge

Citizen journalists are providing a valuable service to their communities. They are relentlessly searching for the truth by preserving liberty and democracy. They are doing all of this without...

Adam FrazerFeb 19, 2012 11:56 pm GMT1527 views
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Courts not shielding ‘citizen journalists’
Digital Spring MENA Governments Must Speak the Language of Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

Digital media users, especially in the social media realm, value variety in news sourcing, as well as transparency. This search for more crowd-sourced news is putting pressure on regional...

Marco TorquatiFeb 28, 2012 09:04 am GMT1480 views
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Digital Spring MENA Governments Must Speak the Language of Social Media
Unite for Syria Campaign Spreads via Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

The YouTube video calling for the world to #UniteForSyria features both ordinary citizens and celebrities from around the world.

Claire MackayMar 17, 2012 08:24 am GMT807 views
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Unite for Syria Campaign Spreads via Social Media
"Social Media and Why Non Profit Organisations Should Be Using It"
document Distributed Knowledge

The online world is always“turned on”and always“connected”and delivers results,for example: The US 2008 presidential campaign generated tens of millions in contributors supporting...

Fiona MaresApr 21, 2012 07:38 am GMT865 views
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Coffee, muffins and community engagement at The Register Citizen
document Distributed Knowledge

Matt DeRienzo, Connecticut Group Editor for Journal Register Co., said he thinks open journalism is not only a general trend for the media industry but also an essential one for newspapers to...

Samuel BennettApr 21, 2012 09:26 am GMT2319 views
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Coffee, muffins and community engagement at The Register Citizen
Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
document Distributed Knowledge

Citizen relay aims to capture the alternative stories of the torch relay, turning the camera away from the flame and back onto the crowds and communities that it passes through. This is not about...

Adam FrazerJun 08, 2012 01:39 pm GMT683 views
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Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
How to harness potentials of New Media, by expert
document Distributed Knowledge

Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin said the New Media is an interactive forms of communication that use the Internet, including podcasts, RSS feeds, social networks, text messaging, blogs, wikis, virtual...

Claire MackayJun 25, 2012 01:22 pm GMT754 views
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How to harness potentials of New Media, by expert
Favorite grumpy new media coinage of Aurora story: 'klatschsourcing'
document Distributed Knowledge

Writing on Salon, Barthel argues : Citizen journalism is doing more or less the exact same thing that traditional journalism has always done, except not as reliably or sustainably. Crowdsourced...

Harshida PatelJul 26, 2012 09:18 am GMT1090 views
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Favorite grumpy new media coinage of Aurora story: 'klatschsourcing'
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