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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 GMT2023 views
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Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack
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 GMT997 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 GMT1045 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 GMT997 views
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Charges of Russian Election Fraud Grow
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 GMT1866 views
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Crowdsourcing the State of the Union
Yemen Youth Employ Technology, Crowdsourcing To Monitor High-Stake Elections
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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 GMT1915 views
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Yemen Youth Employ Technology, Crowdsourcing To Monitor High-Stake Elections
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 GMT3612 views
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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
Americans Elect Reach The Half-Way Mark in South Dakota
document 

“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 GMT2753 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 

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 GMT1117 views
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NBC’s New Election App Lets You Imagine Texas As A Blue State
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 GMT1252 views
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Political Salon: Crowdsourcing & Elections in the Netherlands
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 GMT1968 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 GMT1590 views
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Microsoft launches Bing Elections to curate news, results, and social media insights
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 GMT1439 views
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Lindsey Wilson students predict presidential election results within one electoral vote
Kenya: Social Media Used To Increase Citizen Participation In Election
article Distributed Knowledge

Uchaguzi is built on the Ushahidi crowdsourcing platform, which emerged during the post-election crisis in January 2008. Nearly 45,000 Kenyans contributed to Ushahidi over twitter, SMS, email and...

Samuel BennettMar 01, 2013 03:28 am GMT1732 views
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Kenya: Social Media Used To Increase Citizen Participation In Election
Kenya's Elections #TechFail: What Went Wrong and How Citizen Reporting Won the Day
article Distributed Knowledge

A citizen-report crowdsourcing and crowmapping platform powered by Ushahidi, Uchaguzi had teams across the globe working around the clock to track and verify reports via SMS, Twitter, and email on...

Jayne AnnMar 18, 2013 01:51 pm GMT1864 views
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Kenya's Elections #TechFail: What Went Wrong and How Citizen Reporting Won the Day
Bob Katter's Linedancing Election Video Romp - It's a Hoot!
article Crowd Creativity

BOB Katter has launched a new music video as part of his Katter's Australian Party federal election campaign. The light-hearted dance video - set to an original country music score - was...

Claire MackayJul 26, 2013 07:38 am GMT837 views
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Bob Katter's Linedancing Election Video Romp - It's a Hoot!
Crowdsourcing the worm: the Aussie start-up tracking the election debate
article Distributed Knowledge

But Channel 7 did something a little bit interesting last night, using a viewer-engagement technology developed iPowow to enable thousands of people watching the debate from home to deliver...

Samuel BennettAug 12, 2013 03:04 am GMT1057 views
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Crowdsourcing the worm: the Aussie start-up tracking the election debate
This Instagram Account is Documenting India's Election in the Most Beautiful Way Possible
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

With the Prime Minister seat up for grabs, a collective of photographers that calls themselves Scroll.in has been crowdsourcing all the twists and turns as Narendra Modi--a fiercely divisive leader...

Claire MackayMay 13, 2014 07:19 am GMT1246 views
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This Instagram Account is Documenting India's Election in the Most Beautiful Way Possible
Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud
article Distributed Knowledge

Kawal Suara (which means “guard the voice”) might be Indonesia’s very first crowdsourcing platform to help count votes. The General Elections Commissions’ (KPU’s) website already lets citizens...

Adam FrazerJul 20, 2014 01:09 pm GMT5427 views
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Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud
The Citizens Agenda: making election coverage more useful
document Distributed Knowledge

What the voters want the candidates to be discussing is not a static thing, nor is it easy to determine. So we will have to keep working at it until we get it right, which is part of the reason The...

Jason RobbinsDec 08, 2011 09:52 am GMT947 views
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The Citizens Agenda: making election coverage more useful
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