Civic Action On and Offline: IRL+RT FTW! | MIT Center for Civic Media
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