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  • Recent news from the Center for Civic Media | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Cory Doctorow as Exemplar Henry s blog City Blogging in Beirut Submitted by Henry on August 17 2006 1 00am Part of the pleasure of starting this blog has been building closer contact with my existing students as I develop posts around some of their research and hearing back from former students who tip me about media developments in their part of the world A little while ago I got e mail from a former undergraduate student Rania Khalaf She had been a student in my Introduction to Media Studies class years ago and was reminded of the class by recent developments involving digital media in her native country of Lebanon In this case I wanted to share with you the story in her own words and through the images being produced by artists in the Middle East but circulated around the world Here s what she wrote to me I have been thinking a lot about that class lately and was thinking you d find the blogging about the Lebanese Israeli war especially by the art community to be an interesting phenomenon Now the blogs are seeping onto the walls of cities Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about City Blogging in Beirut Henry s blog City Blogging in Beirut Submitted by Henry on August 17 2006 1 00am Part of the pleasure of starting this blog has been building closer contact with my existing students as I develop posts around some of their research and hearing back from former students who tip me about media developments in their part of the world A little while ago I got e mail from a former undergraduate student Rania Khalaf She had been a student in my Introduction to Media Studies class years ago and was reminded of the class by recent developments involving digital media in her native country of Lebanon In this case I wanted to share with you the story in her own words and through the images being produced by artists in the Middle East but circulated around the world Here s what she wrote to me I have been thinking a lot about that class lately and was thinking you d find the blogging about the Lebanese Israeli war especially by the art community to be an interesting phenomenon Now the blogs are seeping onto the walls of cities Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about City Blogging in Beirut Henry s blog America s Most Powerful Fan Boys Submitted by Henry on July 5 2006 1 09am So what happens when Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Vice President Dick Cheney Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talk show host Rush Limbaugh political operative Mary Matalin and Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff get together Maybe they talk about what Jack Bauer did to get out of the latest scrape this week on their favorite television program 24 Rush Limbaugh moderated and Chertoff participated

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/blog?page=349 (2016-04-29)
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  • MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities
    tools to add disambiguation tailored to the ways news articles are written and a concept of focus that tries to get at what place an article is really about as opposed to all the places it mentions We wrote CLIFF to help drive our MediaMeter suite of tools but are sharing it in hopes that others find it useful Project Status Active For more information about using this tool contact

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/cliff-entity-extraction-and-geoparsing-for-news-articles (2016-04-29)
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  • MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities
    priorities and monitor the performance of their local governments Through an easy to use web platform citizens can visualize aggregated data and use it to advocate for change with local government institutions the press and fellow community members We are currently piloting the project in Brazil and the United States and prototyping sensor integration to allow citizens to collect a range of environmental data Project Status Active For more information

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/promise-tracker (2016-04-29)
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  • MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities
    we see an opportunity to build capacity within small community organizations by using these new tools This work involves workshops webinars and writing about how to pick more creative ways to present their data stories Project Status Active For more information about using this tool contact rahulb media mit edu Team rahulb Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Comments Permalink Submitted by dianne finch on October 21 2011 2

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/projects/data-therapy (2016-04-29)
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  • MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities
    platforms and adding relevant blog posts news stories images tweets and other media to livestreaming video individuals or newsrooms can create immersive and interactive viewing experiences Our goal is to design a platform that lets people reimagine the livestream viewing experience so that it connects viewers to global events in a way that emphasizes local perspectives and deeper engagement while maintaining the experience of immediacy and authenticity that is part

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/deepstream (2016-04-29)
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  • MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities
    the places they normally inhabit physically or virtually and commit to a separate space and set of processes Action Path is designed to answer the challenge How do you address barriers to effective engagement in community projects and ensure all citizens can have their voice heard on how to improve their local communities It does so by converting individual actions into collective action and by providing context and a sense

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/action-path-0 (2016-04-29)
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  • MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities
    major national news several weeks after his death We looked at attention paid through multiple media sources talking about Trayvon news and blog articles broadcast television tweets Google search trends and petition signatures calling for his killer s arrest Then we dove into the networks of interlinked articles tracing how the framing of Trayvon s story changed and identifying the most influential sources according to network structure Analysis of stories

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/controversy-mapper (2016-04-29)
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  • Projects at the Center for Civic Media | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Citation in the Media Mainstream media increasingly quote social media sources for breaking news Whose Voices tracks who s getting quoted across topics showing just how citizen media sources are influencing READ MORE Undocutech Undocutech is a network of undocumented media makers online organizers tech activists and allies across the United States working to strengthen the media and tech capacity of immigrant communities READ MORE Terra Incognita Terra Incognita is an extension for the Chrome browser It geographically maps the news and information a user reads on the Internet and presents it back as a map of the world she has visited This READ MORE Open Gender Tracker Open Gender Tracker is a suite of open source tools and APIs that make it easy for newsrooms and media monitors to collect metrics and gain a better understanding of gender diversity in their READ MORE Grassroots Mobile Power We want to help people in nations where electric power is scarce to sell power to their neighbors We re designing a piece of prototype hardware that plugs into a diesel generator or other power READ MORE Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 next last COMMUNITY A Shapiro Aditi Mehta Alexa Mills Alexander Ho Alexandre Goncalves Alexis Hope Ali Hashmi Alyssa Wright Amy Johnson Andre Muggiati Andres Lombana Bermudez Andrew Whitacre Anne Callahan Arlene Ducao Audubon Dougherty Aviva Hope Rutkin Catherine D Ignazio Charlie DeTar Cheekay Cinco Chelsea Barabas Chris Peterson D Denise Cheng Edward L Platt Edward Schiappa Emilie Reiser Erhardt Graeff Eric French Ethan Zuckerman Gabi Schaffzin Gordon Mangum Guillermo Hailey Lee Heather Craig Helena Puig Larrauri Ian Condry J Nathan Matias Jing Wang Joanna Kao Jude Mwenda Ntabathia Julia Ma Kalpana Jain Kate Crawford Katie Arthur Kyle Yuan Leo Bonanni Leo Burd Lilia Kilburn Lorrie

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/projects?page=1 (2016-04-29)
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