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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 GMT917 views
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The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
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 GMT2866 views
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Citizen Journalism and the Internet
Citizen Journalism: Something for Nothing Won’t Last Long
document Crowd Creativity

According to Poynter.org's managing editor, Steve Myers, CNN has been relatively forward-thinking in its approach to citizen journalism. They mix iReport content (from unpaid citizen...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 19, 2012 10:39 pm GMT2680 views
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Citizen Journalism: Something for Nothing Won’t Last Long
Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
document Distributed Knowledge

The US Geological Survey (USGS), which runs USNPN , released the details in an announcement today: "The millionth observation was done by Lucille Tower, a citizen-scientist in...

Fritz SchaeferMay 10, 2012 06:33 am GMT2364 views
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Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
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 GMT930 views
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Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
Science: Citizens Are Getting to the Basics
article Distributed Knowledge

Citizen science is changing science as we know it. It involves everyday citizens and trained scientists coming together, crowdsourcing data and creating meaningful research. This movement provides...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2013 04:21 am GMT2088 views
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Science: Citizens Are Getting to the Basics
Mayors, City Councils Can Boost Local Citizen-Led Renewal With Help from ReCitizen
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Cunningham continued, "ReCitizen's tools can be adapted to any local situation. For instance, many distressed communities are creating land banks of abandoned properties. But this takes...

Claire MackayAug 08, 2013 01:47 pm GMT1409 views
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Mayors, City Councils Can Boost Local Citizen-Led Renewal With Help from ReCitizen
Foldit: Citizen Scientists "thinking together" to find a cure for cancer
document Distributed Knowledge

#1 The power of distributed thinking. Using networks of human minds to solve problems goes a step beyond crowdsourcing techniques for performing work tasks. #2 The power of gaming. The prospect of...

Carl EspostiNov 12, 2010 03:39 am GMT7335 views
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Foldit: Citizen Scientists
Citizen Science Genomics as a Model for Crowdsourced Preventive Medicine Research
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This paper presents citizen science genomics, a research model contemplated for large-scale execution of preventive medicine research in crowdsourced cohorts. The model integrates personal genomic...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 13, 2011 11:59 pm GMT3207 views
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Citizen Science Genomics as a Model for Crowdsourced Preventive Medicine Research
Citizen Effect
site 

Citizen Effect is driven by the idea that anyone can make a real and significant impact in the world. It is their mission to provide everyday citizens the tools and networks they need to work...

Fritz SchaeferMar 23, 2011 12:05 am GMT2138 views
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Citizen Effect
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 GMT3193 views
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Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices
Planet Hunters crowdsources data from citizen scientists to discover new planets
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The citizen scientist project is man versus machine. A computer can sift through this data, yes, but it’s only looking for what you tell it to look for. Planet Hunters needs human brains.

Fritz SchaeferSep 02, 2011 03:07 pm GMT1463 views
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Planet Hunters crowdsources data from citizen scientists to discover new planets
BBC to Launch Citizen Journalism Mobile App
document Distributed Knowledge

The app is scheduled to launch using the HTML5-based web language to minimize reliance on specific handset operating systems, such as Apple is or Google’s Android, although a roadmap for the...

Claire MackayOct 05, 2011 03:21 pm GMT2119 views
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BBC to Launch Citizen Journalism Mobile App
Citizens Help Validate Authoritative Environmental Monitoring
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

EEA, connects the institute monitoring data with space station observations and past reporting and then tell people why this matters.It is not only official data that holds sway when it comes...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 18, 2011 05:42 am GMT2100 views
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Citizens Help Validate Authoritative Environmental Monitoring
Matchmaking services for scientists, citizen volunteers
document 

It was the increasing popularity of ScienceforCitizens.net—more than 10,000 visitors per month—that convinced Cavalier there was a need for a more robust way to connect scientists with citizens,...

Benjamin FosselNov 13, 2011 02:39 pm GMT1887 views
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Matchmaking services for scientists, citizen volunteers
A Matchmaking Service to Unite Scientists and Citizen Volunteers
document 

Users can search for opportunities by topic – archeology, climate & weather, physics, etc.—or by activity, such as “at the beach,” “in the car,” or “while fishing.” Advertisers will target...

Jayne AnnNov 14, 2011 01:12 am GMT1592 views
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A Matchmaking Service to Unite Scientists and Citizen Volunteers
On Michael Kaiser and Citizen Critics
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In response to Michael Kaiser's comments on citizen critics, author Ian David Moss said: "Citizen critics are the potential saviors of the artistic marketplace. However, that’s not...

Jason RobbinsNov 27, 2011 02:39 pm GMT1014 views
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On Michael Kaiser and Citizen Critics
How Citizen Journalism Can Vet Quality Through Lessons from Gaming
document Distributed Knowledge

It is true that the explosion of sources of information – just like the avalanche of the raw information itself via wide, public availability of data – makes the jobs of journalists more complex,...

Samuel BennettDec 09, 2011 01:23 am GMT819 views
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How Citizen Journalism Can Vet Quality Through Lessons from Gaming
Swedish Citizens To Control The Country’s Official Twitter Account
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The campaign was conceived by the Stockholm agency Volontaire for the tourism group Visit Sweden and then green lit by the government. By giving the citizens themselves the ability to say what it...

Jason RobbinsDec 24, 2011 12:15 am GMT969 views
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Swedish Citizens To Control The Country’s Official Twitter Account
Citizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps up
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"Forests play a huge role in regulating climates at global scale and provide livelihoods for many millions of people, so understanding how they are going to change and adapt to changing...

Benjamin FosselDec 29, 2011 01:46 pm GMT1131 views
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Citizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps up
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