A panel on the history and potential for documentarians to co-create with citizens, social scientists, technologists and performing artists, with the aim to both create artful meaning and foster concrete political action.
Podcast and Liveblog: Zeynep Tufekci, “The Boom-Bust Cycle of Social Media-Fueled Protests”
Zeynep Tufekci discusses features of boom and bust protest movements, drawing upon Gezi, the Arab Spring, and the Occupy and M15 movements.
Podcast and Liveblog: “Born Digital” with John Palfrey
John Palfrey on how the digital generation is different from its analog ancestor and whether they have different notions of privacy, community, and identity.
On Oct. 10, John Palfrey and Ethan Zuckerman discuss whether those born digital likely to have different notions of privacy, community, identity itself.
Podcast and Liveblog: Ethan Zuckerman, “Digital Cosmopolitanism and Cognitive Diversity”
Media technologies have increased the number of people able to create and disseminate content, but may not be leading to a more diverse media environment.
Ethan Zuckerman: “Digital Cosmopolitanism and Cognitive Diversity”
By examining perspectives we are exposed to and insulated from, we may be able to design tools and approaches that help readers increase their cognitive diversity and prepare themselves to tackle transnational challenges.
In Medias Res, Fall 2013
The CMS/W magazine, highlighting the gains of the recent merger of CMS and Writing at MIT and the fruits of their decade-plus collaboration.