Journalism, storytelling, and other forms of interactive media are critical to civic engagement in democracies. Here we track those media and journalism tech projects that directly relate to citizens working to shift power in society.
#ISOJ is the official research journal of the International Symposium on Online Journalism. It features articles based on original research, methodologies relevant to the study of journalism and innovative technologies (online, tablets, mobile platforms, etc.), critical syntheses of research and theoretical perspectives on journalism today.
Transforming Narratives of Gun Violence (TNGV) is a collaborative initiative which seeks to understand the impact of dominant narratives of gun violence on individuals, families, and communities most impacted, and aims to co-create interventions to change these narratives.
You can install Dangerzone on your Mac, Windows, or Linux computer, and then use it to open a variety of types of documents: PDFs, Microsoft Office or LibreOffice documents, or images. Even if the original document is dangerous and would normally hack your computer, Dangerzone will convert it into a safe PDF that you can open and read.
The Risk and Response Fund is a $10 million pool of unrestricted resources that can be deployed with speed when a crisis strikes. It will also ensure Internews has unrestricted funds to cover the organizational risks and costs inherent in operating a multinational nonprofit with programs in the places that need information most.
Our global editorial team of almost 50 journalists and about 300 freelancers covers the world’s under-reported stories at the heart of aid, development, women’s and LGBT+ rights, human trafficking, property rights, climate change and social innovation. We make our stories available free of charge to hundreds of smaller media outlets and non-government organisations around the world.
We are an initiative that serves as a crucial building block in strengthening the Kenyan media ecosystem, working to rebuild trust amongst the key players in the ecosystem and the public, and putting in place resources that will help address challenges being faced in terms of business models.
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
This report provides an overview of how various EMAs work, a review of popular EMAs and their notable features (LINE, Signal, Telegram, Viber, WhatsApp, and WeChat), and examples of how EMAs have been used for political manipulation
The Chanzo Initiative exists at the interface between advocacy and journalism. It is founded to uplift the voices of the underreported, vulnerable, and marginalized communities in Tanzania with the goal to make Tanzania the best place to live for everyone regardless of class, creed, sexual orientation and nationality.
The Center for News, Technology & Innovation will provide issue primers with research and legislative activity from around the world and host deliberative discussions among thought leaders in journalism, technology, and policy.
EUfactcheck, an initiative of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) fights misinformation about European policies and topics. Journalism students from all over Europe factcheck claims made by politicians and others and rate them.
Hate speech on the internet has regrettably become an increasingly pressing social issue. The NETTZ network aims to confront the current trend by supporting moral courage on digital media as well as cultivating a positive debate and opinion culture on the web.
The Media of Great Stories is a project seeking to share a wide spectrum of philanthropy-related articles with the public and increase and encourage social good. The stories cover topical trends in charity, the work of the third sector, and share the views of experts within the sector.
The EMIF is entrusted with an objective of public interest to support fact-checking and media literacy initiatives, as well as fundamental research projects, with a view to addressing the phenomenon of online disinformation in Europe and promoting a more resilient and fact-based digital information ecosystem.
Local politics is getting less attention in the media, due to budget cuts. Meanwhile Dutch municipalities are getting more responsibilities due to decentralisations. With PoliFLW journalists and other interested parties can quickly follow news from local political parties and politicians.
Political Arena is a one-of-a-kind strategy/sim about American power where no two playthroughs are the same. Create your own politician and seek fame or infamy in a fully simulated political world, complete with high stakes campaign strategizing, backroom deals, scandals, special interests, and the press. Be the politician of your dreams (or nightmares).