Book Review: Digital Activism in Chile

Book Review: Digital Activism in Chile

Chile in 2011 witnessed the biggest protests it has seen since its return of democracy in 1990.  Hundreds of thousands of students marched weekly throughout the country, occupying schools and universities and demanding an education reform. In early 2012 researchers Salvador Millale and [...]

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DARP Video Intro

DARP Video Intro

Jason Rundell, a student in the Master of Communication in Digital Media Program here at the University of Washington has created a great video introducing the Digital Activism Research Project. [...]

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Monday Morning Review

Monday Morning Review

Every Monday I meet with coders on the Global Digital Activism Data Set project and we review a selection of the past weeks cases to ensure that we are interpreting the cases in the same way and to discuss instances [...]

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The Activism Knowledge Gap

The Activism Knowledge Gap

Earlier this week I met Nathan Matias, who will be starting his PhD at the MIT Media Lab this fall.  He pointed me to a great blog post he wrote about the many intelligent people talking about how little we [...]

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Research Assistant Profile: Shin Haeng Lee

Research Assistant Profile: Shin Haeng Lee

Name: Shin Haeng Lee Degree Program: Communication at University of Washington Research Interests: Factors shaping ICT diffusion in East Asia and its implications Special Skills/Life Experience: Korean native student Most Memorable Case You Coded: Save Jeju Island Campaign Favorite Breakfast Food: Dave's Killer Bread and [...]

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Interviewed for Bulgarian weekly Capital

Interviewed for Bulgarian weekly Capital

As in Egypt and Turkey, Bulgarian citizens are also out in the streets this summer demanding better government.  According to a recent story in Time, street demonstrations ousted a center-right government in February and now protesters are back on the [...]

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