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From MySpace, MySociety to MyDemocracy Civil Society Media, an overview Civil Society Media, an overview <ul><ul><li>Geert...
1 | Introduction
OUTLINE <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 as model collaboration and exchange of val...
Three questions to answer <ul><li>What important principles of web 2.0 are important for local government?  </li></ul><ul>...
Example wikipedia Japan
Burma protests
2 | A life in the digital age
Storage beyond limits 2020 - Ipod Video can hold all commercial media ever made
Everything becomes digital
137.200 hours video, 22.510 hours film, 2,9 million photos
 
 
 
The web is our online external brain
 
July 2006 - 100 million accounts July 2007 - 200 million accounts July 2007 - 200 million accounts July 2007 - 200 million...
Talk of the day - no 1 photo site in USA - 34 million users
Overview <ul><li>The number of bits and bytes is growing exponentially </li></ul><ul><li>We are all into it: we share our ...
3 | Principles of Web 2.0
Web 2.0 - the characteristics <ul><li>The network as platform , spanning all connected devices </li></ul><ul><li>Deliverin...
The web as platform
 
Overview <ul><li>Web as platform </li></ul><ul><li>Always in beta </li></ul><ul><li>Good metadata is just as important as ...
4 | Civil Society Media
4. MySociety: Civil Society Media
Characteristics of Civil Society Media <ul><li>Peer production coincides with remix, sharing and reuse of content and info...
Digital Pionieers Fund
 
 
 
 
Trends in Civil Society Media <ul><li>Co- and peer production leads to much de-central professional content </li></ul><ul>...
Create media-wise children <ul><li>One laptop a child project </li></ul>
5 | MyDemocracy
 
 
Stemwijzer
 
 
Politix
 
 
 
 
 
 
Buergerhaushalt Lichtenberg
6 | Conclusions
Principles of web 2.0 for government <ul><li>Default to openness (use open standards) </li></ul><ul><li>Open your datastre...
Stimulate the role of civil society media <ul><li>Act as a guardian, not as a gatekeeper </li></ul><ul><li>Work together w...
Thank you! <ul><li>Geert Wissink </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation is available on Slidesha...
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From MySpace, MySociety to MyDemocracy. Civil Society Media, an overview.

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The changing media-landscape and web 2.0 in that perspective. Civil Society Media are introduced, groups and organizations who exist next to state-owned and commercial media. Some lessons for government how to deal with these developments are given.

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From MySpace, MySociety to MyDemocracy. Civil Society Media, an overview.

  1. 1. From MySpace, MySociety to MyDemocracy Civil Society Media, an overview Civil Society Media, an overview <ul><ul><li>Geert Wissink (Kennisland | Knowledgeland) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>October 23, 2007, Het Paard, The Hague </li></ul>
  2. 2. 1 | Introduction
  3. 3. OUTLINE <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 as model collaboration and exchange of value (MySpace) </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Society Media (MySociety) </li></ul><ul><li>The power to the user (MyDemocracy) </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Three questions to answer <ul><li>What important principles of web 2.0 are important for local government? </li></ul><ul><li>What do civil society media and government have in common? </li></ul><ul><li>What can local government do to stimulate civil society media? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Example wikipedia Japan
  6. 6. Burma protests
  7. 7. 2 | A life in the digital age
  8. 8. Storage beyond limits 2020 - Ipod Video can hold all commercial media ever made
  9. 9. Everything becomes digital
  10. 10. 137.200 hours video, 22.510 hours film, 2,9 million photos
  11. 14. The web is our online external brain
  12. 16. July 2006 - 100 million accounts July 2007 - 200 million accounts July 2007 - 200 million accounts July 2007 - 200 million accounts
  13. 17. Talk of the day - no 1 photo site in USA - 34 million users
  14. 18. Overview <ul><li>The number of bits and bytes is growing exponentially </li></ul><ul><li>We are all into it: we share our photos, music and profiles online </li></ul><ul><li>Our children will have all the information ever made available at every moment </li></ul><ul><li>How to deal with this information overload? </li></ul>
  15. 19. 3 | Principles of Web 2.0
  16. 20. Web 2.0 - the characteristics <ul><li>The network as platform , spanning all connected devices </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering software as a continually-updated service that gets better the more people use it </li></ul><ul><li>Consuming and remixing data from multiple sources, including individual users, while providing their own data and services in a form that allows remixing by others, </li></ul><ul><li>Creating network effects through an &quot;architecture of participation ,&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Going beyond the page metaphor of Web 1.0 to deliver rich user experiences. </li></ul>Tim O’Reilly, 2005
  17. 21. The web as platform
  18. 23. Overview <ul><li>Web as platform </li></ul><ul><li>Always in beta </li></ul><ul><li>Good metadata is just as important as the data </li></ul><ul><li>Enable mashups </li></ul>
  19. 24. 4 | Civil Society Media
  20. 25. 4. MySociety: Civil Society Media
  21. 26. Characteristics of Civil Society Media <ul><li>Peer production coincides with remix, sharing and reuse of content and information </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges traditional copyright regimes with content production modes </li></ul><ul><li>New civil e-services: not market driven but intended to have value to specific community of users </li></ul>
  22. 27. Digital Pionieers Fund
  23. 32. Trends in Civil Society Media <ul><li>Co- and peer production leads to much de-central professional content </li></ul><ul><li>New online civil society organizations help improve practical capacities of individuals to build online social capital </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens need to be media-wise: otherwise socially excluded </li></ul>
  24. 33. Create media-wise children <ul><li>One laptop a child project </li></ul>
  25. 34. 5 | MyDemocracy
  26. 37. Stemwijzer
  27. 40. Politix
  28. 47. Buergerhaushalt Lichtenberg
  29. 48. 6 | Conclusions
  30. 49. Principles of web 2.0 for government <ul><li>Default to openness (use open standards) </li></ul><ul><li>Open your datastreams (facilitate connections and mashups) </li></ul><ul><li>Consider your service as a platform </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 offers methods to make current processes more efficient and to innovate </li></ul>
  31. 50. Stimulate the role of civil society media <ul><li>Act as a guardian, not as a gatekeeper </li></ul><ul><li>Work together with local organizations to keep the information flowing </li></ul><ul><li>Find out where your audience is, communicate there </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate and attracts the civil society media with small funds </li></ul>
  32. 51. Thank you! <ul><li>Geert Wissink </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation is available on Slideshare ( www.slideshare.com ), keyword: Civil Society Media </li></ul><ul><li>www.knowledgeland.org </li></ul>

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