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  • leoburd | MIT Center for Civic Media
    part of Microsoft s Global Learning Research team directed a non profit organization that built computer and citizenship schools in Sao Paulo slums and was involved in a variety of projects that used technology to improve quality of life in different parts of the world Recent blog posts by leoburd Check out the new My Dot Tour video Submitted by leoburd on September 21 2011 12 02pm The My Dot Tour video is now live on YouTube at http www youtube com watch v pKpICauLQ9E or embedded at http mydorchester org youth mydottour Have look Shot and edited by Igor Kharitonenkov in very short order this 4 minute documentary gives an excellent summary of the My Dot Tour initiative Props to Kate Balug GSD alum co founder of the Dept of Play and a good friend of the Center for all of her incredible work on this project The MIT Center for Civic Media contributed in the overall planning of the project and with the implementation of the technical infrastructure that supported the neighborhood tours In particular this project proved to be a good application of the Center s VoIP Drupal platform an open source framework that makes it easier

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  • jing | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Guangzhou China Wang is the founder and organizer of New Media Action Lab NMAL and serves as the Chair of the Advisory Board of while sitting on the Advisory Board of Wikimedia Foundation In spring 2009 she launched an NGO 2 0 project Chinese NGOs in the Web 2 0 Environment undertaken in collaboration with two Chinese universities Ogilvy Mather China and three Chinese NGO partner organizations Professor Wang published several books and articles among them the award winning The Story of Stone High Culture Fever and the editor of Locating China Space Place and Popular Culture Popular Culture and the Chinese State China s Avant Garde Fiction Cinema and Desire with Tani Barlow Her current research interests include advertising and marketing civic media and communication social media action research pop culture and nonprofit technology with an area focus on the People s Republic of China Her book Brand New China Advertising Media and Commercial Culture is available from Harvard University Press Jing Wang Web Page NGO2 0 English introduciton Official Website of NGO2 0 Recent blog posts by jing From Cambridge to Shenzhen An update of NGO2 0 Submitted by jing on November 17 2014 10 31am Crossposted at

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/jing (2016-04-29)
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  • emreiser | MIT Center for Civic Media
    government to monitor city issues using Promise Tracker During a 2 day sprint we teamed up with the Social Observatory of Belém and City Hall s Department of Solid Waste to review some of the largest contracts for sanitation and waste removal in the city and launch a monitoring campaign to assess the performance of the company hired to provide these services Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Citizens City Hall Monitor Sanitation in Belem emreiser s blog Promise Tracker launches civic monitoring campaigns across Brazil Submitted by emreiser on March 22 2015 11 58pm After a year of collaborative development with partners in Brazil our newest tool Promise Tracker will officially launch in São Paulo this week on March 24th Over the past 6 days we ran 5 workshops in 4 different cities throughout the country to introduce the tool to civil society organizations and get some initial feedback These workshops were the first in a series over the next 2 months that will introduce Promise Tracker to groups across the country that make up the Brazilian Network for Just and Sustainable Cities We were overwhelmed by the excitement and energy with which the project was received and by the desire of partner groups to leverage Promise Tracker and civic monitoring initiatives to engage a wider network of actors within their respective cities Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Promise Tracker launches civic monitoring campaigns across Brazil emreiser s blog Piloting Promise Tracker in Sao Paulo Submitted by emreiser on December 8 2014 1 22am Over the past year our team at Civic has been developing and testing Promise Tracker a citizen monitoring platform that allows communities to track local infrastructure projects and hold elected leaders accountable for political promises Building

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/emreiser (2016-04-29)
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  • User account | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Team Contact Primary tabs Log in active tab Request new password User account MIT Center for Civic Media Username Enter your MIT Center for Civic Media username Password Enter the password that accompanies your username All content Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 United States CC BY SA 3 0 unless otherwise noted A project of MIT Comparative Media Studies and the MIT Media Lab with funding from the John S and

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  • User account | MIT Center for Civic Media
    active tab User account MIT Center for Civic Media Username or e mail address All content Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 United States CC BY SA 3 0 unless otherwise noted A project of MIT Comparative Media Studies and the MIT

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  • ashapiro | MIT Center for Civic Media
    inequalities however I would also like to add that the impact of civic media in a given community is largely dependent upon whom is using it New media in particular seem to exacerbate existing socioeconomic disparities in communities by increasing the gap between information haves and have nots not to mention contributing to the global digital divide Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Defining Civic Media Again ashapiro s blog Civic Lulz 11 21 Discussion Recap Submitted by ashapiro on November 28 2011 8 52am Monday s discussion led by Dan Schultz was centered on evolution of hacktivism Anonymous and the pursuit of the lulz Molly Sauter also dropped by to contribute Lulz while not necessarily as intellectualized is a modern incarnation of satire as political critique In times and spaces where open political dissidence is suppressed jokes and satire are some of the few available outlets for expressing discontent As a contemporary example Sasha related a story from 2005 in Tunisia where critics of Ben Ali posted images of the ruler with a photoshopped clown nose in public spaces While the stunt may seem lulzy to those of us who have grown up in cozy Western liberal democracies in the context of authoritarian rule the act comprised an intense high risk form of protest Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Civic Lulz 11 21 Discussion Recap ashapiro s blog Something Short Submitted by ashapiro on November 21 2011 9 02am Using Ukraine as my point of reference I decided to list some of the pros and cons of online media in democratic transition and consolidation My eventual aim is to gain an understanding of why the same tools that enabled Ukraine s democratic transition have been so ineffective at the stage

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/ashapiro (2016-04-29)
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  • Aditi Mehta | MIT Center for Civic Media
    365 Days of Action domestic violence campaign Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about A Case Study of An Innovative Campaign Against Domestic Violence Aditi Mehta s blog 21 Days Cambridge The Question Review Panel Submitted by Aditi Mehta on December 6 2012 10 11pm Question Review Panel reading and discussing submissions for Domestic Violence Campaign Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about 21 Days Cambridge The Question Review Panel Aditi Mehta s blog Question Campaign A Case Study Submitted by Aditi Mehta on October 29 2012 10 42pm In my last post I decided that for my final Civic Media project I would write a case study about the 21 Days Question Campaign on Domestic Violence recently launched by the City of Cambridge The purpose of this case study is two fold 1 to demonstrate how a question campaign can effectively engage diverse community members around a single cause and 2 to understand why this sort of campaign is especially useful in creating public awareness around and fighting domestic violence Below is an outline the case study will follow Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Question Campaign A Case Study Aditi Mehta s blog Final Project Revisited 21 Days Cambridge Submitted by Aditi Mehta on October 15 2012 11 12pm I have decided to change my final project topic once more While I am excited by both the history of civic media in Boston s Chinatown and James Rojas participatory planning workshops I am now going to focus my final project around the 21 Days Question Campaign Against Domestic Violence in Cambridge The City of Cambridge approached the organization Engage the Power EtP to help design a campaign against domestic violence EtP helps communities set political agendas by designing

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/aditi-mehta (2016-04-29)
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  • Alexa Mills | MIT Center for Civic Media
    University in 2003 She earned her Master s in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008 Before attending MIT Alexa was a victim advocate in the Domestic Violence Intake Center of the Washington D C city courthouse MIT Community Innovators Lab CoLab Recent blog posts by Alexa Mills Blogging the Mormon Story One Mormon at a Time Submitted by Alexa Mills on March 29 2013 11 05am Boston area Mormons have developed a local blogging scene that builds community between both parishioners and their non Mormon friends For a faith that s accustomed to defending against stereotypes a blog post is a chance to tell one s own truth Amy Beth Harrison of Cambridge Mass published a post titled Media Attention Misses the Heart of Mormonism in February of 2012 You don t have to agree with us about what we believe You don t have to think we are Christian You can find our practices odd or strange or have issues about our history Please though understand how precious the LDS Church is to the heart of a believer Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Blogging the Mormon Story One Mormon at a Time Alexa Mills s blog CoLab Project Spotlight Recycling Cooperatives in South and Central America Submitted by Alexa Mills on March 25 2011 2 22pm The MIT Community Innovators Lab CoLab is a center for planning and development within MIT s Department of Urban Studies and Planning CoLab works with low income communities in putting their assets to work to help improve livelihoods and strengthen civic life and use the market as an arena for achieving social justice This blog will periodically feature CoLab project spotlights in an effort to increase idea exchange and collaboration on these projects CoLab

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/alexa-mills (2016-04-29)
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