October 4th, 2013 | by EJC
As mobile phones are personal and networked at the same time, SMS has become highly valued technology for advocates in the human rights and good governance fields. Campaigners seeking good examples of mobile participation can learn from the progress of UNICEF’s Ureport SMS platform which enables young Ugandans to submit opinions on community issues and work together to address public problems.
June 25th, 2013 | by EJC
How do you combat fear and confusion? By opposing it with hard facts. And if these hard facts are non-existent? They need to be actively sought. This is the logic that led to the creation of Safecast in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in March
May 6th, 2013 | by EJC
Gemma van der Kamp, a Dutch journalist investigates a new tool called Mattermap that allows journalists to curate 'context' instead of merely 'contents'.
April 19th, 2013 | by EJC
This article was written by Moran Barkai , and originally published on 22 February, 2013 at Data Driven Journalism. Republished with permission.
April 5th, 2013 | by EJC
In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. We focus on 'Ushahidi' in this article
March 25th, 2013 | by EJC
Following the first successful edition last year, the European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation will hold another round of Europe’s biggest data journalism event, the School of Data Journalism, at the International Journalism Festival on 24-28 April in Perugia, Italy
February 6th, 2013 | by EJC
This article was written by Patrick Meier and originally published at iRevolution on 3 February, 2013. Republished with permission.
December 21st, 2012 | by EJC
This article was written by Patrick Meier and originally published at iRevolution on 17 December, 2012. Republished with permission.
November 19th, 2012 | by EJC
What are the lessons learned from the experiences of the 3.11 Japan Earthquake? What were the roles of mainstream media and crowdsourcing in information sharing
November 16th, 2012 | by EJC
A crosspost from Patrick Meier's iRevolution blog on the Global Twitter Heartbeat Project, an initiative developed by Kalev Leetaru