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Friends of Januária: A Year of Citizen Media
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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 GMT2139 views
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Friends of Januária: A Year of Citizen Media
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 GMT3163 views
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Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices
Crowdsourcing Crisis: How Civic Media Informs Breaking News
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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 GMT2374 views
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Crowdsourcing Crisis: How Civic Media Informs Breaking News
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 GMT2091 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 GMT892 views
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The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
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 GMT1613 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 GMT2635 views
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Citizen Journalism and the Internet
"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 GMT982 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 GMT2461 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 GMT895 views
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Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
How to harness potentials of New Media, by expert
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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 GMT833 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 GMT1160 views
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Favorite grumpy new media coinage of Aurora story: 'klatschsourcing'
Building Citizen Networks: Crowdsourcing and Civic Engagement
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Social tools, including crowdsourcing, make it possible for citizens to voice their concerns and for their concerns to be addressed and responded to – which is very important while politicians are...

Pablo BracciniApr 14, 2011 04:57 am GMT3744 views
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Building Citizen Networks: Crowdsourcing and Civic Engagement
Ideavibes London Crowdsourcing - Crowdfunding - Citizen Engagement Workshop
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

When integrating crowdfunding into your organization: Crowdfunding success comes quickest to organizations that are social –media-aware and engaged. If your organization is not yet social...

Sebastian BlancaJun 20, 2011 04:28 pm GMT6431 views
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Ideavibes London Crowdsourcing - Crowdfunding - Citizen Engagement Workshop
Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come
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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 GMT2517 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
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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 GMT5955 views
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Politics 2.0 – Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Virtual Events and the Future of Democracy
The Twitter effect: We are all members of the media now
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The reality of the Twitter effect isn’t just that President Obama has Twitter town halls now where he talks directly to American citizens, nor is it just that someone with no journalism background...

Fritz SchaeferAug 26, 2011 11:16 am GMT2256 views
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The Twitter effect: We are all members of the media now
New project shows the future of crowdsourced journalism
document Distributed Knowledge

There is no reason why crowdsourced journalism can’t co-exist with more traditional journalism, as long as publishers can recognise the need to change. And this is happening in a very big way...

Adam FrazerSep 06, 2011 01:53 pm GMT1851 views
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New project shows the future of crowdsourced journalism
Crowdsourcing Democracy Through Social Media
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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 GMT1738 views
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Crowdsourcing Democracy Through Social Media
Media App Turns Crowdsourcing Into Shareable Newspaper Covers
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

The result was that there was thousands of users sent in their own snapshots and shared their creations on Facebook and Twitter. Not only did El Ciudadano tap into crowdsourcing and expand their...

Pablo BracciniNov 14, 2011 12:25 pm GMT1636 views
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Media App Turns Crowdsourcing Into Shareable Newspaper Covers
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