Strategic use of the internet

Study shows new media increases youth's civic engagement
Study shows new media increases youth's civic engagement 01 March 2011 Grady

The study, conducted by the Youth and Participatory Politics research network, found that contrary to commonly held beliefs those who used new media and social networking were more likely to be politically engaged. Not only were these youth more interested in politics, but their involvement went beyond online petitions and into real-world political activism. This flies in the face of the common perception that internet activism is typically shallow and carries little impact in the real wor...

New mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop
New mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop 18 February 2011

Thirty people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, will participate in a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop is the initial activity of an expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research and policy and will cover fundamentals in communication planning, audio visual production, data visualisation techniques and Web 2.0 strategies for network building, research dissemination and impact. The programme also includes professional...

Web streaming creates solidarity among the labour movement
Web streaming creates solidarity among the labour movement 12 January 2011 LaborNet

In December 2010, APC member LaborNet held a conference at the University of San Francisco, which demonstrated how technology can be used by trade unions and the labor movement to gain access to information to strengthen their cause. Participants at the conference learned more on how live streaming channels can be used locally, regionally and internationally to channel to programme their rallie...

EngageMedia is hiring: Technology Director
EngageMedia is hiring: Technology Director 28 December 2010 EngageMedia

APC Australia / Indonesia member, EngageMedia, is looking for a skilled, motivated, energetic person to lead our software development and technology program activities. You’ll have a passion for innovation, coordination of teams across the globe, you’re a great communicator and you love to travel. This is a full-time position open to anyone within a Sydney to Bangalore timezone. Thi...

New book - The internet of elsewhere
New book - The internet of elsewhere 16 December 2010 Cyrus Farivar

Internet of elsewhere bookThrough the lens of culture, The Internet of Elsewhere looks at the role of the Internet as a catalyst in transforming communications, politics, and economics. Cyrus Farivar explores the Internet’s history and effects in four distinct and, to some, surprising societies — Iran, Estonia, South Korea, and Senegal. He profiles Web pioneers in these countries and, at th...

online computer shops
online computer shops 08 November 2010 philippe bodart

Ezypcsales.com is an online computer parts store and computer hardware shop.The site displays wide variety of computer peripheral and computer parts to the consumers. The consumers can select from the display of computer online store and order them online for their computer needs.The featured product list on the computer part store can be found at http://www.ezypcsales.com.au

10 Tactics film screening inspires ideas for Drumbeat San Diego
10 Tactics film screening inspires ideas for Drumbeat San Diego 01 November 2010 Mera Szendro Bok- New Media Rights

The film 10 Tactics was screened for the first time in San Diego, California on October 25th, 2010. New Media Rights hosted the event at the local Joyce Beers Center. 10 Tactics is a film about how rights advocates have used digital technologies to turn information into action.   New Media Rights is a San Diego based non-profit that offers free legal assistance on topics of copyright and o...

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