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Introduction to Civic Media com371


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Introduction to Civic Media

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Introduction to Civic Media com371

  1. 1. Intro to Civic Media (Com371) Mathias Klang - - @klangable
  2. 2. What’s the point?
  3. 3. This course focuses on what people are doing - or not doing - with this newfound power. We will read about, observe and write about how citizens, community groups and governments are using digital tools and platforms to create "civic media," any media - from graffiti to blogs to Twitter - that helps them address a variety of social issues.
  4. 4. Have an in-depth understanding of how digital media is being used to foster civic engagement.
  5. 5. Course material
  6. 6. Shirky: Everybody Townsend: Smart Cities Hindman: Democracy
  7. 7. A word on video
  8. 8. Assignments
  9. 9. The Blog The Assignments The Research Project and Twitter
  10. 10. The schedule
  11. 11. Two tips
  12. 12. Don’t sprint
  13. 13. Mathias Klang Image & licensing info in the notes section of slides. Images at (or specifically stated). This ppt licensed: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Download presentation