What is civic media? | MIT Center for Civic Media

What is civic media?

Talking about Civic Media, our team members and colleagues discuss:

  • what is civic media? (See also Henry Jenkins' discussion of this question)
  • what are some favorite examples?
  • what are some opportunities or challenges?

Chris Csikszentmihályi, Cambridge MA
Founding Principal Investigator/Former Co-Director, Center for Civic Media

 

Henry Jenkins, Cambridge MA
Former Principal Investigator/Co-Director, Center for Civic Media

 

Mitchel Resnick, Cambridge MA
Principal Investigator and Co-Director, Center for Civic Media

 

Ellen Hume, Cambridge MA
Past Research Director, Center for Civic Media

 

Ethan Zuckerman, Cambridge MA
Co-Founder, Global Voices, Rising Voices
Research Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Winner, with David Sasaki, Knight News Challenge, 2007

 

Lisa Williams, Watertown MA
Founder, H2OTown, Placeblogger
Winner, Knight News Challenge, 2007

 

Jack Driscoll, Rye, NH
Board member, Center for Civic Media,
Editor-in-Residence, MIT Media Lab
Founder, Rye Reflections

 

Brenda Burrell, Zimbabwe
Co-Founder, Kubatana.net and Freedom Fone
Winner, with Bev Clark, Knight News Challenge, 2008

 

Steven Clift, Minneapolis, MN
Host of Democracies Online Newswire
Knight News Challenge Ideas Blogger, 2007

 

Martha Spanninger, New York, NY
Senior Producer, NOW on PBS

 

Rich Gordon, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Digital News Academic Program, Knight News Challenge Winner, 2007

 

Dharmishta Rood, UCLA Daily Bruin
Co-Founder, with Anthony Pesce, of Community News Network,
Knight News Challenge Winner, 2008

 

Anthony Pesce, UCLA Daily Bruin
Co-Founder, with Dharmishta Rood, of Community News Network,
Knight News Challenge Winner, 2008

 

Amy Gahran, Boulder, CO
Co-Founder, with Adam Glenn, of I, Reporter
Knight News Challenge Winner, 2007

 

David Cohn
Founder, Spot.us
Knight News Challenge Winner, 2008

 

Dan Pacheco, Bakersfield, CA
Printcasting, Knight News Challenge Winner, 2008