Civic Action On and Offline: IRL+RT FTW!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Activists, theorists, media makers and researchers are all struggling to understand the relationship between the recent global cycle of protests and the new media ecology. This panel takes a look at how civic action moves between online and offline spaces, with attention to the SOPA/PIPA battles, Anonymous and Occupy, Justice for Trayvon Martin, and DREAM Activists.

  • Sasha Costanza-Chock (moderator), MIT Comparative Media Studies & Center for Civic Media
  • Jamilah King, Colorlines
  • Hal Roberts, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
  • Renata Teodoro, Student Immigrant Movement
  • Holmes Wilson, Fight for the Future