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For 50 years broadcast media have played a powerful role in shaping political culture and mediating citizen engagement in the democratic process. Now a participatory culture is putting the tools of media creation and critique in the hands of citizens themselves. We invite you to MIT—to explore the means, the message, and the meaning of the post-midterm, pre-presidential YouTube moment.


Events 05

Apr 5, 2005 @ 12:30 PM

Blogging as Work

Cindy Webb

Berkman Luncheon Series: 4/5/05 - Cindy Webb on Blogging as Work. Cindy Webb is a former technology reporter and columnist for washingtonpost.com. Webb spoke about the… More

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Blogging, Journalism & Credibility: Battleground and Common Ground

January 21-22, 2005. "Blogging, Journalism and Credibility: Battleground and Common Ground" was organized jointly by the Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society… More

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Beyond Broadcast 2008: Mapping Public Media

The theme of this year’s conference will be "Mapping Public Media"... More

Feb 6, 2007 @ 12:30 PM

From Participatory Culture to Participatory Democracy

Steve Schultze, MIT Comparative Media Studies Department

Steve Schultze discussed the convergence of pop culture and politics. More

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Beyond Broadcast 2006: Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture

The goal of this convening was to create an opportunity for interaction between active participants in traditional public media and new participatory web-based efforts; to… More