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Citizen Participation and Technology - An NDI Study By Koebel Price
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The recent, rapid rise in the use of digital technology among citizens and civil society organizations offers the possibility of strengthening citizens' voice in politics, carving out new political... More > space for activism and promoting more government accountability. It is clear that these technologies are increasingly complementing citizens' political participation, changing relationships between citizens, organizations and public institutions, and expanding notions of political behavior and participation. Examples include the use of social media for mobile organizing in Arab Spring countries, interactive websites and text messaging systems that enable direct communications between constituents and their elected leaders in Uganda, crowdsourcing election day experiences, and adapting computers and phones in order to increase opportunities for participation in the earthquake reconstruction process in Haiti.< Less
News Literacy, Informed Citizens and Consumer-Driven Media: The Future Landscape of American Journalism By Caroline Elizabeth Klibanoff
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Today, Americans face the challenge of information overload through increasingly accessible mediums, making it harder to identify valuable information and to move fluently and efficiently through... More > social media, news and entertainment platforms. And yet, because of this profound connectivity, user engagement levels are at an all-time high. Individual consumers have more power than ever to shape the changing digital world and demand high-quality information merely by connecting with news sources online. It is of utmost importance, then, that this very consumer class is as informed and educated as possible in regards to the value of accurate, verified journalism and high-quality reporting, in order to demand a better journalistic product and to fulfill the American ideal of an informed, engaged citizenry.< Less
Haiti: Holdup By Media Gallery
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Darren Ell works primarily in portraiture and documentary reportage. The documentary project as shown in the catalogue explores the development of a social program in Haiti. His documentary coverage... More > of the impact of the 2004 coup d’état in Haiti was published in a full online dossier with the National Film Board of Canada’s CitizenShift and with the Haiti Information Project, where it was the winner of a 2008 Project Censored Award for its coverage of one of the most important under-reported stories in the world. His stories on Haiti were picked up by independent news sites around the world, including Rabble.ca, Global Policy Forum, Pacific Free Press, Open Salon and many others.< Less
Haiti: Holdup By Media Gallery
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Darren Ell works primarily in portraiture and documentary reportage. The documentary project as shown in the catalogue explores the development of a social program in Haiti. His documentary coverage... More > of the impact of the 2004 coup d’état in Haiti was published in a full online dossier with the National Film Board of Canada’s CitizenShift and with the Haiti Information Project, where it was the winner of a 2008 Project Censored Award for its coverage of one of the most important under-reported stories in the world. His stories on Haiti were picked up by independent news sites around the world, including Rabble.ca, Global Policy Forum, Pacific Free Press, Open Salon and many others.< Less
The Social (Media) Side of Your Small Business By Kenniston Lord
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This book is not technical. It is an exploration of the features and capabilities of social media as it can be applied to the 21st Century small business. The fact is that the small business today... More > must use social media as a means to conduct business both near and far. It's communication far beyond the telephone and the citizen's band radio. It's the ability to advertise at lightning speed in the far reaches of the world. It's the ability to conduct commerce. It's where your customers will find you. But it isn't something that comes easy. It takes technical knowledge to make it happen; it's not a DIY project. But there are so many options that spending a little time in this book will help you to clarify the directions you wish to take in entering your business into the world of social commerce. You need to remember these things: it's very "loud" advertising for much less than you used to pay. It's the place today where your customer will find you and your services.< Less
Terrorist Reporting in the Swedish Media: Reinforcing an Oriental/Occidental Division? By Mario I. Aguilar (ed.) and Therese Rudebeck
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Paper 1 ‘Terrorist Reporting in the Swedish Media: Reinforcing an Oriental/Occidental Division?’ was prepared by Therese Rudebeck during an internship at the CSRP in 2011. The paper is of... More > importance because it highlights the political assumptions of terrorism in Sweden by the media fuelled by some political quarters such as the Sverigedemokraterna (Swedish Democrats, SD). Within this paper Rudebeck argues that the terrorist attacks on Stockholm on 11 December 2010 brought as a result a worrying assumption that terrorists were Islamists associated with foreign refugees living in Sweden and that the openness of Sweden towards foreigners and asylum seekers constituted a risk to all Swedish citizens. This series of papers under the title of Current Issues in Religion and Politics aims at presenting original research conducted at the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP) of the University of St. Andrews.< Less
Terrorist Reporting in the Swedish Media: Reinforcing an Oriental/Occidental Division? By Mario I. Aguilar (ed.) and Therese Rudebeck
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Paper 1 ‘Terrorist Reporting in the Swedish Media: Reinforcing an Oriental/Occidental Division?’ was prepared by Therese Rudebeck during an internship at the CSRP in 2011. The paper is of... More > importance because it highlights the political assumptions of terrorism in Sweden by the media fuelled by some political quarters such as the Sverigedemokraterna (Swedish Democrats, SD). Within this paper Rudebeck argues that the terrorist attacks on Stockholm on 11 December 2010 brought as a result a worrying assumption that terrorists were Islamists associated with foreign refugees living in Sweden and that the openness of Sweden towards foreigners and asylum seekers constituted a risk to all Swedish citizens. This series of papers under the title of Current Issues in Religion and Politics aims at presenting original research conducted at the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP) of the University of St. Andrews.< Less
Fraudcast News: How Bad Journalism Supports Our Bogus Democracies By Patrick Chalmers
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With riots and demonstrations on the streets and protest camps in dozens of cities around the world, political systems everywhere are in the spotlight. For Western representative democracies, that... More > means people waking up to the illusion of influence in occasional votes versus their lack of any real power. They are finding how money acts via corporations, financial markets and a minority elite to occupy the vacuum. Fraudcast News, the confessions of an ex-Reuters reporter, dissects media’s failure to highlight people’s powerlessness. It shows how journalism, far from acting as a popular watchdog, suffers just the same problems of capture as governments themselves. Yet this book is a work of optimism and promise. Its conclusions lay out how ordinary citizens can revolutionise their democracies by revolutionising journalism, building from the grassroots upwards.< Less
Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution By Colette Vogele, Mia Garlick, The Berkman Center
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This Guide provides general information about legal issues in podcasting. (This is the black & white version.)
Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution By Colette Vogele, Mia Garlick, The Berkman Center
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This guide provides general information about legal issues in podcasting. (This is the color version.)