Sam Dubberley, co-founder of Eyewitness Media, spoke to News Re:Wired about his research on “vicarious trauma” for journalists tracking violent user generated content (UGC) on social media. … More Addressing the impact of ‘vicarious trauma’
Digital media trends and information flows need to be better covered in a world linked by 4.6 billion mobile phones, a CIMA report notes The quality and methodology of the social science underpinning these indexes is also questioned. … More Mapping & Navigating the Information Terrain
I’ve been researching the application of digital technology to media development projects in authoritarian states and conflict zones. A big part of that has been the incorporation of emerging digital media tools into existing work streams . … More What Next for the Digital Creative Industries?
The basic function of Collective Awareness Platforms (CAPS) present a design problem, says Maurizio Teli of the University of Trento. How to design platforms for the collective production of sustainable solutions to societal issues? … More CAPs: Digital commons by public design