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Wesley Clark Jr Apologizes to Leonard Crow Dog for US Military Treatment of Indigenous People

December 5, 2016 by Barbara With

On December 4, 2016, veterans from all across the country began arriving at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in a gathering organized by… 188 more words

Citizen Media

Grassroots Activism and Social Media

I was at Pride Toronto, July 2016 when the Toronto chapter of Black Lives Matter stopped the parade with a sit it. I was actually probably no more than a few minutes walking from the actual sit in, and the Black Lives Matter group had passed where I was watching the parade from maybe only 10 minutes before they staged their sit in. 524 more words

Benefits of Fan Media

When thinking about fan culture usually the first thing that comes to mind is that fans are hurting the producers of the show/movie/book/etc. that they are creating content of. 412 more words

Culture Jamming - Where Art and Pranking Meets Activism. A Micro Essay

When it comes to citizen media and grassroots activism there it one practice that doesn’t need a large number of people actively participating to be effective but rather something as simple as a single person with a bucket of paint and a brush. 527 more words

Technology - Is it worth it?

My GPS or phone can tell me to take a different route because my current path has heavy traffic… but only because I’m allowing my location and route to be shared and combined with other people’s to predict traffic. 633 more words

Start at the Start

To run a blog about citizen media, one must first consider what is citizen media. In many ways it is media produced by amateurs. Much of the time citizen media is not for profit, but if someone running a YouTube channel puts ads on their videos for profit does that disqualify them? 340 more words