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Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The popular crowdsourced Election Violation Map (kartanarusheniy.ru), developed by Golos.org together with gazeta.ru, is the main reason on the pressure. On November 28, while Golos held a...

Fritz SchaeferDec 02, 2011 07:15 am GMT1733 views
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Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack
Americans Elect Reach The Half-Way Mark in South Dakota
document Distributed Knowledge

“With its crowdsourcing approach, Americans Elect is trying to do its part to shatter the duopoly,” said South Dakota Delegate volunteer Nick Zachariasen in a press release put out by the...

Samuel BennettApr 22, 2012 02:24 pm GMT2473 views
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Americans Elect Reach The Half-Way Mark in South Dakota
NBC’s New Election App Lets You Imagine Texas As A Blue State
document Tools

The battleground map just scratches the surface of the crowdsourced news trend (that has historically fueled the election cycle, even before we had the words “Internet” and “crowdsourced”). As...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 04, 2012 11:40 pm GMT898 views
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NBC’s New Election App Lets You Imagine Texas As A Blue State
Egypt Votes In First Post-Mubarak Elections
document Distributed Knowledge

Basem Fathy, an activist monitoring the elections for an NGO, was stuck in an office all morning filtering crowd-sourcing feeds. The setbacks he described were not the diabolical kind: “The main...

Samuel BennettNov 28, 2011 03:31 pm GMT736 views
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Egypt Votes In First Post-Mubarak Elections
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 GMT822 views
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The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
Charges of Russian Election Fraud Grow
document Distributed Knowledge

More Russian mass protests against the election results are scheduled for this Saturday: up to 30,000 people are allowed to gather in Moscow's Bolotnaya Square, and 11 other cities in Russia...

Jason RobbinsDec 10, 2011 03:15 pm GMT769 views
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Charges of Russian Election Fraud Grow
Google tosses its hat in the political ring with Google Elections
document Distributed Knowledge

No Google product or service would be complete without a mention of Google+. The primary page for Elections is little more than a filtered view of the news being reported through Google News,...

Samuel BennettJan 03, 2012 03:41 am GMT916 views
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Google tosses its hat in the political ring with Google Elections
Crowdsourcing the State of the Union
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Open Election 2012 will showcase how new open web technologies and citizen participation can make election coverage more accessible to diverse audiences, and provide new ways to engage with the news.

Jason RobbinsJan 20, 2012 01:04 pm GMT1695 views
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Crowdsourcing the State of the Union
Yemen Youth Employ Technology, Crowdsourcing To Monitor High-Stake Elections
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

MobileActive.org, the leading network and community on the use of mobile technology for social impact, is also providing technical assistance to Resonate! in implementing this project. The project...

Claire MackayFeb 10, 2012 12:50 am GMT1649 views
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Yemen Youth Employ Technology, Crowdsourcing To Monitor High-Stake Elections
Election 2012: Send us your audio comments
document Distributed Knowledge

The Marketplace "Your Economy, Your Voice" audio recorder widget is powered by a free service called SoundCloud, a web startup with 10 million members that calls itself "the...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 27, 2012 10:28 pm GMT1168 views
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Election 2012: Send us your audio comments
Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

There is one additional online activity that should be mentioned. It is not very innovative itself, but it is essential for enabling innovation: crowdfunding, webmoney and tools for donating micro...

Harshida PatelMar 07, 2012 02:41 am GMT1267 views
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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
Traditional vs. Crowdsourced Election Monitoring: Which Has More Impact?
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing efforts are fraught with important and very real challenges,as is already well known. Reliability of crowdsourced information,risk of hate speech spread via uncontrolled...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 08, 2012 12:48 am GMT623 views
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Traditional vs. Crowdsourced Election Monitoring: Which Has More Impact?
Political Salon: Crowdsourcing & Elections in the Netherlands
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is not just a communication instrument but also a tool to safeguard survival and political prosperity. Parties that do not apply it are more likely to lose the popular vote more and...

Pablo BracciniSep 06, 2012 01:02 pm GMT1033 views
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Political Salon: Crowdsourcing & Elections in the Netherlands
Free the Files! ProPublica taps the crowd for a database-building sprint to election day
article Distributed Knowledge

ProPublica’s also in the thick of another real-time crowdsourced database project this election season. The site has been asking readers to feed its Message Machine with campaign emails — readers...

April SchmidtSep 27, 2012 08:52 pm GMT1194 views
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Free the Files! ProPublica taps the crowd for a database-building sprint to election day
Huffington partners with Ushahidi to monitor US elections
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The crowd information published on the website will be live but monitored and curated. Arianna added that HuffPost endeavors to “put flesh and blood on all the poll data that are out there.” “To...

Jason RobbinsOct 03, 2012 08:06 am GMT1437 views
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Huffington partners with Ushahidi to monitor US elections
Ukraine: Crowdmapping Election Violations
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

ElectUA.org [uk] is a crowdsourcing tool used to report and map election violations in Ukraine. A project of Internews-Ukraine, its goal [en] is “to encourage citizens to have active social...

Claire MackayOct 26, 2012 12:30 pm GMT1694 views
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Ukraine: Crowdmapping Election Violations
Microsoft launches Bing Elections to curate news, results, and social media insights
article Tools

Since Bing Elections has a strategic relationship with two of the major social networks: Twitter and Facebook, it can pull in content easily and deliver social sentiment to help you understand...

Adam FrazerOct 28, 2012 05:49 am GMT1372 views
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Microsoft launches Bing Elections to curate news, results, and social media insights
Election Day guide to voter resources
article Distributed Knowledge

Students in classes taught by Susan Jacobson and Karen Turner, professors in Temple’s School of Media and Communication, are participating in the election through a collaborative reporting project,...

Samuel BennettNov 06, 2012 07:05 am GMT1611 views
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Election Day guide to voter resources
Dark Money and the 2012 Election: We Need Your Help!
article Distributed Knowledge

If it has been onerous for television stations to post them online, it has been more so for the people who have helped manually annotate those files through ProPublica’s Free the Files project....

Claire MackayNov 07, 2012 01:24 pm GMT1528 views
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Dark Money and the 2012 Election: We Need Your Help!
Lindsey Wilson students predict presidential election results within one electoral vote
article Distributed Knowledge

Lindsey Wilson student Kendall Sewell, of Somerset, said the project was also an example of crowdsourcing. “When you focused on just one or two states instead of nine or 19, you didn’t worry as...

Samuel BennettNov 13, 2012 01:10 am GMT1231 views
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Lindsey Wilson students predict presidential election results within one electoral vote
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