Introduction to Civic Media

A photo of a group of protesters in Cairo, Egypt, in 2011.

Mobile phones and smart phones were used by citizen journalists, protesters, and onlookers to organize and document the Arab Spring. (Photo courtesy of nebedaay on Flickr. CC-BY-NC-SA.)

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MIT Course Number

CMS.360 / CMS.860

As Taught In

Fall 2012

Level

Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

This course examines civic media in comparative, transnational and historical perspectives through the use of various theoretical tools, research approaches, and project design methods.

Costanza-Chock, Sasha, and Rebecca Hurwitz. CMS.360 Introduction to Civic Media, Fall 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/comparative-media-studies/cms-360-introduction-to-civic-media-fall-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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