Projects at the Center for Civic Media | MIT Center for Civic Media

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CLIFF parses news articles and pulls out people, organizations and places mentioned. A number of tools do this, so why did we create CLIFF? We've built on those tools to add disambiguation tailored...
After an election, how can citizens hold elected leaders accountable for promises that they made during the campaign season? We are exploring the role citizen monitoring can play in holding elected...
As part of our larger effort to build out a suite of tools for community organizers, we are helping to build their capacity to do their own creative data visualization and presentation. New computer-...
From Ukraine to the US, citizens and journalists are increasingly choosing to livestream civic events. But livestreams are currently hard to find and lack in-depth information about the events being...
Action Path is location-based survey platform for Android smartphones that crowdsources feedback from citizens in a way that fosters civic learning through reflective political practice. Existing...
How does a media controversy become the only thing any of us talk about? Using the Media Cloud platform, we're reverse-engineering major news stories to visualize how ideas spread and media frames...

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