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Global Voices · About

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Global Voices is a community of more than 700 authors and 600 translators around the world who work together to bring you reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international...
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Strengthening the Internet for Free Expression and Innovation the Focus of Aspen Institute Forum

Strengthening the Internet for Free Expression and Innovation the Focus of Aspen Institute Forum | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Sarah EppehimerCommunications and Society ProgramThe Aspen Institute202-736-5818sarah.eppehimer@aspeninstitute.org  Anusha AlikhanDirector of CommunicationsKnight Fo
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Photography as Activism: The Role of Visual Media in Humanitarian Crises

Photography as Activism: The Role of Visual Media in Humanitarian Crises | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Since the camera was invented in 1826, it has been used to document everything from social injustice, inequality, famine, war, and human rights abuses to uplifting scenes of humanity, brotherhood, ...
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Israel, Gaza, War & Data – The Art of Personalizing Propaganda · Global Voices

Israel, Gaza, War & Data – The Art of Personalizing Propaganda · Global Voices | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
While war rages on the ground in Gaza and across Israeli skies, there’s an all-out information war unraveling in social networked spaces.
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Digital Revolution for Asia's Women: Bridging the Gender Divide | Asian Development Bank

Digital Revolution for Asia's Women: Bridging the Gender Divide | Asian Development Bank | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Though the use of internet and mobile phones has skyrocketed over the past years, women in developing Asian countries are being left behind by the digital revolution. This is holding them back and costing society and the economy dear.
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Emmy-winning journalist named Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement at UO | Media Relations

Emmy-winning journalist named Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement at UO | Media Relations | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Media industry focused on being digital or mobile first. We need to focus on being "community first" @UOsojc http://t.co/ARhtD6zPFa
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Reclaiming Public Space/Surveillance and Control | MIT Center for Civic Media

Reclaiming Public Space/Surveillance and Control | MIT Center for Civic Media | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Reclaiming Public Space/Surveillance and Control | MIT Center for Civic Media http://t.co/EDm9W9QZTg via @civicMIT
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Ethan Zuckerman on the Power of Civic Media » East-West Center Media Conference: Yangon 2014

Ethan Zuckerman on the Power of Civic Media » East-West Center Media Conference: Yangon 2014 | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
@EthanZ on the Power of Civic Media #Yangon #Myanmar http://t.co/ZI9tF3nXOm
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From Facebook to the Street: Activism on Cusco’s Walls · Global Voices

From Facebook to the Street: Activism on Cusco’s Walls · Global Voices | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
A central wall in Cusco has become the epicenter of local activism, joining initiatives born both online and offline. ([Media] From Facebook to the Street: Activism on Cusco's Walls: A central wall in Cusco has become the ep...
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MIT faulted over its support for students - Boston Globe

MIT faulted over its support for students - Boston Globe | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
MIT faulted over its support for students Boston Globe “Students are being threatened with legal action for doing exactly what we encourage them to do: explore and create innovative new technologies,” wrote Hal Abelson, a computer science...
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Aaron Swartz: a beautiful mind - Stuff.co.nz

Aaron Swartz: a beautiful mind - Stuff.co.nz | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Aaron Swartz: a beautiful mind Stuff.co.nz After that, he co-designed Strongbox, by which sources could anonymously drop documents to The New York Times without fear of disclosure, then SecureDrop, which allowed whistleblowers to...
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Citizens as Civic Innovators

Citizens as Civic Innovators | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Citizens have become central players in bringing innovation to government. John Kamensky of the IBM Center writes about a new study exploring how citizens can become co-creators of government solutions, and how government can spur greater innovation.
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The Personal is Political on Social Media: Online Civic Expression Patterns and Pathways Among Civically Engaged Youth | Weinstein | International Journal of Communication

The Personal is Political on Social Media: Online Civic Expression Patterns and Pathways Among Civically Engaged Youth | Weinstein | International Journal of Communication | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
The Personal is Political on Social Media: Online Civic Expression Patterns and Pathways Among Civically Engaged Youth (The Personal is Political on Social Media: Online Civic Expression Patterns & Pathways Among Civically Engaged Youth
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Reflections on the First Hackathon at the White House | MIT Center for Civic Media

Reflections on the First Hackathon at the White House | MIT Center for Civic Media | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Reflections on the First Hackathon at the White House | MIT Center for Civic Media http://t.co/ofWyHo3JbB via @instapaper
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For Detroit to rise, we must come together like never before (guest column) - Detroit Free Press

For Detroit to rise, we must come together like never before (guest column) Detroit Free Press We need every news media outlet to make this a part of their immediate agenda. We need every ...
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FOCAS14 Participant List Strengthening the Internet for Free Expression and Innovation 8.8.14.pdf

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ScottishGovernment - News - Closing the Digital Divide

ScottishGovernment - News - Closing the Digital Divide | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Deputy First Minister announces £2.5 million support for broadband in rural areas.
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The Problem

The Problem | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
There is a crisis of representation in the media. We live in a racially and ethnically diverse nation that is 51% female, but the news media itself remains staggeringly limited to a single demographic.
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U.S. Says It Built Digital Programs Abroad With an Eye to Politics

U.S. Says It Built Digital Programs Abroad With an Eye to Politics | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
The United States built Twitter-like programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but like a similar program in Cuba, they were shut down for lack of money, officials said. (Divide and conquer. U.S.
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Harvard's Looking for a 'Wikipedian in Residence'

Harvard's Looking for a 'Wikipedian in Residence' | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
The school's Houghton Library is seeking someone to help make its collections as accessible as possible.
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Janet Mock shares keynote on activism - Macalester College The Mac Weekly

Janet Mock shares keynote on activism - Macalester College The Mac Weekly | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Janet Mock shares keynote on activism Macalester College The Mac Weekly Among some of her recent accomplishments are the Twitter movement #GirlsLikeUs, advising the {young}ist, a youth-powered media site, and serving as a board member for the Arcus...
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Capabilities of Movements and Affordances of Digital Media: Paradoxes of Empowerment | DMLcentral

Capabilities of Movements and Affordances of Digital Media: Paradoxes of Empowerment | DMLcentral | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
From the “Indignados” in Spain, to “Occupy” in the United States, from Tahrir Square in Egypt to Syntagma Square in Greece, from Gezi Park in Turkey to #Euromaidan in Ukraine, the recent years have witnessed a proliferation of protests which, while...
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Digital Divide: FCC Doubles Funding For Internet in Public Schools, Libraries - Latin Post

Digital Divide: FCC Doubles Funding For Internet in Public Schools, Libraries - Latin Post | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Latin Post Digital Divide: FCC Doubles Funding For Internet in Public Schools, Libraries Latin Post Providing improved internet speed and access in public libraries and schools is essential for low-income Latinos who are still on the other side of...
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Hackathon for Cuba draws online activists to Miami - Al Jazeera America

Hackathon for Cuba draws online activists to Miami - Al Jazeera America | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Al Jazeera America Hackathon for Cuba draws online activists to Miami Al Jazeera America “In Tunisia, in Egypt, the people were communicating through SMS (texting), through social media and the digital activism kept them organized and that's what...
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Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
From smartphones and tablets, to MP3 players and e-readers, today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile learning resources from Edutopia and around the Web.
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Snowden: My Life Is In Danger - TIME

Snowden: My Life Is In Danger - TIME | (SPAN) Research List on Citizen Journalism and Media Activism | Scoop.it
Snowden: My Life Is In Danger TIME Actually, poisoning [usually via radioactive material] is more of a Russian speciality. Ruleoflaw10 5pts ...
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