warnick + onlineadvocacy + digitalcivics   5

Beyond Cyber-Optimism and Cyber-Pessimism
Mary Joyce: "Digital technology does not have uniquely positive or negative effects on activism. Much depends on context, on the political system in which activists are operating, and on the complexity of the problem that they seek to remedy."
onlineadvocacy  digitalcivics  activism  3844 
may 2013 by warnick
Book Burning Party
A group of citizens in Troy, New York, took a satirical approach to passing a bond issue for their public library.
digitalcivics  onlineadvocacy  library  3844 
april 2013 by warnick
New Digital Activism Data!
Mary Joyce: Last month my other initiative, the Digital Activism Research Project, released version 1.0 of the Global Digital Activism Data Set (GDADS), a collection of digital activism cases from around the world, created as an open resource to scholars."
digitalcivics  activism  onlineadvocacy  3844 
april 2013 by warnick
Causes.com
"Causes is a free online platform that provides easy-to-use tools for driving change. We help passionate people share ideas, find supporters, raise money, and make an impact."
onlineadvocacy  digitalcivics  charity  activism  3844 
december 2012 by warnick
Understanding Digital Civics
Ethan Zuckerman: "I’m beginning to think that certain types of civic participation are simply organic to the internet. Once we have the ability to create and share our own information, we create and spread media to promote the causes we care about and raise money to support the causes we value."
digitalcivics  onlineadvocacy  activism  ethanzuckerman  3844 
november 2012 by warnick

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