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Civic Media Session: "Civic Games"

Civic Media Session: "Civic Games"

Added almost 4 years ago | 01:53:00 | 4700 views

Game design is developing very rapidly, and insights, tools, and practices from gaming are increasingly integrated across different areas of life, leading to talk of the 'gamification' of everything -- including civic media. This sessio...

Civic Media Session: "Effective Citizenship in a Connected Society"

Civic Media Session: "Effective Cit...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:12:06 | 2892 views

In this age of streaming data and 24/7 connectivity, the options for civic engagement are many. But what does it really mean to be an effective citizen? Is there an app? Tom Steinberg is founder of, a UK-based consultancy ...

Craig Watkins: "The Digital Edge: Exploring the Digital Practices of Black and Latino Youth"

Craig Watkins: "The Digital Edge: E...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:41:35 | 3082 views

A Civic Media Session and Comparative Media Studies Colloquium S. Craig Watkins studies young people's social and digital media behaviors. He teaches at the University of Texas, Austin, in the departments of Radio-Television-Film, Socio...

"Adapting Journalism to the Web" with Jay Rosen and Ethan Zuckerman"

"Adapting Journalism to the Web" wi...

Added over 3 years ago | 02:05:13 | 3517 views

Read a detailed run-down on our blog: Co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Media; Comparative Media Studies; Science, Technology, and Society; and the Program in Writing ...

Civic Media Session: "What's Your Information Diet?"

Civic Media Session: "What's Your I...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:50 | 5657 views

If we are what we eat, does it hold that we are also what we read and watch? You've made a New Year's Resolution to eat healthy, but do you ever consider what you feed your brain? When's the last time you took a critical look at the news...

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