Digital Activism Decoded is now available on Amazon

30 June 2010

You can find Digital Activism Decoded: The New Mechanics of Change on Amazon now. My chapter is on the Digital Divide. From Amazon: Editorial Reviews Review This book is useful for the average reader interested in the phenomenon of digital activism, as well as digital activists like myself. . . . [T]his comprehensive guide to [...]


Chapter Excerpt: How Digital Activism Empowers Existing Elites

19 May 2010

Image via Wikipedia It’s been busy around here, so I thought I’d show you a little of what’s going on…. I’ve written a chapter in a forthcoming book put out by MAP, and below is an excerpt (See here for original post). NOTE: On June 1st we’ll be posting a free downloadable copy of our [...]


Digital Activism Survey Results

15 July 2009

Colleagues Mary Joyce, Timo Zaeck and myself have just released the findings of a study on Digital Activism around the world through DigiActive’s Research@DigiActive (R@D). To download the full report click here (in .pdf format): Abstract: Our goal in creating this survey was to collect the first international demographic data on the new group we [...]


Documenting Kenya's Elections using Crisis Mapping Techniques

23 October 2008

What are citizen journalists’ roles in documenting conflict and are those roles becoming more important? Led by Patrick Meier, a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, I’m happy to report that we’ve just completed the first of (hopefully) several case studies that attempt to answer this question more concretely. Supported by Humanity United, [...]