Civic Action On and Offline: IRL+RT FTW!
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