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Media Pioneers Respond to Armed Conflict

Clemencia Rodríguez

in Citizens' Media against Armed Conflict: Disrupting Violence in Colombia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665839
eISBN:
9781452946443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665839.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter articulates views, experiences, and ideas gathered from the testimonies of dozens of Colombian citizens’ media pioneers from all reaches of the Colombian geography. It begins by ... More


The Communities of Localism: Community Television in the Digital Age

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on elements of local broadcasting that is often glossed over: community television and community media. The chapter begins by defining community media and then proceeds to the ... More


Legislating for a More Participatory Media System: Reform Strategies in South America

Cheryl Martens, Oliver Reina, and Ernesto Vivares

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0021
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

South America has been an important site for media reform over the past decade. Examining two South American countries in particular, Argentina and Venezuela, it is possible to see that media reforms ... More


Citizens' Media against Armed Conflict: Disrupting Violence in Colombia

Clemencia Rodríguez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665839
eISBN:
9781452946443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665839.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

For two years, fieldwork was carried out in regions of Colombia where leftist guerillas, right-wing paramilitary groups, the army, and drug traffickers made their presence felt in the lives of ... More


Making Old Technology Anew:: Reinventing FM Radio in the Twenty-First Century

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the discursive practices by which LPFM advocates attempted to redefine radio’s use and meaning. During the 1990s and 2000s, radio broadcasting (a familiar and decades-old ... More


The Creative Citizen Unbound: How Social Media and DIY Culture Contribute to Democracy, Communities and the Creative Economy

Ian Hargreaves and John Hartley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324942
eISBN:
9781447324966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324942.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Digital social media afford unprecedented opportunities for groups of citizens to collaborate locally and internationally in innovative ways in countless domains. This book seeks to evaluate this ... More


Localism and the Media

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the relevance of localism to the mass media sector in the U.S. It explores the history of media-reform movements and the emergence of alternative and community media as one ... More


APPO-LA:: Translocal Media Practices

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the ways that translocal media practices, deployed by Oaxacan migrants on a daily basis to strengthen connections between their places of origin and their new communities abroad, ... More


Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Christina Dunbar-Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The United States ushered in a new era of small-scale broadcasting in 2000 when it began issuing low-power FM (LPFM) licenses for noncommercial radio stations around the country. Over the next ... More


Daily Life in Cyberspace: How the Computerized Counterculture Built a New Kind of Place

Howard Rheingold

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Reprinted from legendary cyberspace pioneer Howard Rheingold's classic, The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier, “Daily Life in Cyberspace: How the Computerized Counterculture ... More


Making Visible What Had No Business Being Seen: Community Media and the Question of the Political

Freya Schiwy

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Mexico and Bolivia have both seen the emergence of community media linked to indigenous movements, which hold up the idea of consensus as fundamental to a process of wide-ranging political change. ... More


Media Reform in Guatemala

Mark Camp

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0025
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter explores the use of community radio by Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala as a vital source of self-expression. In the light of the continuing refusal of Guatemalan governments to provide ... More


La Teja Shall Sing

Daniel Renfrew

in Life without Lead: Contamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295469
eISBN:
9780520968240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295469.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how long-time neighborhood activists helped build the CVSP into the nation’s most significant environmental-justice movement by mobilizing the radical histories, strong place ... More


PLATO: The Emergence of Online Community

David R. Woolley

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early 1970s, two decades before the World Wide Web came on the scene, the PLATO system pioneered online discussion forums and message boards, email, chat rooms, instant messaging, remote ... More


Echo

Stacy Horn

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

An early Internet developer takes a personal look back at the 1990 start-up of one of the early social networks, Echo. Horn discusses the challenges she faced building an online community at a time ... More


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