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Activist Toolkit

Cowbird

Software
Cowbird is a tool for multimedia citizen journalism
Activist Toolkit

FixMyStreet Georgia

Software
FixMyStreet Georgia is a website that allows Tbilisi residents to report road disrepair directly to City Hall
Activist Toolkit

Storify

Software
Storify allows users to create stories using social media
Activist Toolkit

Blogging

Guides
This guide is designed to introduce activists to blogging
Activist Toolkit

Al Jazeera Transparency Unit

Software
AJTU is a WikiLeaks-inspired initiative designed to promote transparency in government and corporate practices
Activist Toolkit

Grassroots comics

rabblepedia
'Grassroots' comics are often linked to activist organizations, movements, and social change campaigns
Activist Toolkit

Global Voices

Software
Global Voices is an international community of bloggers and translators
Activist Toolkit

SafeHouse

Software
SafeHouse allows potential whistleblowers to share information with The Wall Street Journal
Podcast
Apr 27, 2010

Decoder - Episode 6

Decoder
This episode - bloggers and publication bans....bloggers to robots. Should journalists worry? And what about reality TV? Is it really real? And more importantly, is it journalism?
News
Feb 2, 2010

The Olympics: An opportunity for media innovation?

Steve Anderson
Kat Braybrooke
Vivian Xudan Pan
Jacqueline Cusack McDonald
With new venues dedicated to citizen-produced art, ideas and journalism emerging in Vancouver and the city's active social justice scene, could the Olympics be more inclusive than other media events?
Columnists
Sep 3, 2009

Can social media save journalism?

Which is more engaging: reading an article in a newspaper or talking about it with a friend afterwards? This is what media producers should ask as they navigate the current crisis in journalism.
Columnists
Aug 19, 2009

Of makers, hackers and activists

Myrcurial and think|haus are part of the maker movement in Canada. Makers love McGyver, old copies of Popular Science and the chance to breathe new life into consumer electronics.
Podcast
Aug 11, 2009

Transforming Media: Social Networks and Citizen Journalism

Needs No Introduction
From the 2009 Congress of the Humanities, Judy Rebick speaks on the cultural movement that has evolved out of mass communication technology, and on the social and political power it allows.

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