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

PROJECTS

Media Cloud is a platform for studying media ecosystems—the relationships between professional and citizen media, between online and offline sources. By tracking millions of stories published online...
What's Up is a software platform designed to allow people in a small geographic community to share information, plan events and make decisions, using media that is as broadly inclusive as possible....
NGO2.0 is a project grown out of the work of MIT's New Media Action Lab. The goal of NGO2.0 is to strengthen the digital and social media literacy of Chinese grassroots NGOs. Since 2009, the project...
The Free City project aims to design new technologies and methods to transform cities into places that are more engaging, sustainable, accessible and connected for all. Through the creation of...
Many communities suffer from "timenesia": a lack of awareness-of and interest-in their own past, present and future. They don't showcase their rich past, aren't aware of their neighbors different...
Grassroots Mapping is a series of participatory mapping projects involving communities in cartographic dispute. It helps citizens use balloons, kites, and other simple and inexpensive tools to...

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