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Articles tagged Ushahidi (18)

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Ushahidi is an open-source platform for collecting and visualizing information about crisis situations. The site was developed in 2008 by Ory Okolloh to map reports of post-election violence in Kenya. Though Ushahidi was founded in Kenya, its staff members are distributed around the world. Ushahidi is a nonprofit and received seed funding from the international…

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John Wihbey    February 27, 2013
What does an ideal front page look like, can social media usage predict political involvement, and how is user-generated content coming into newsrooms: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Joshua Benton    February 20, 2013
The head of Knight’s journalism initiatives talks about who it funds and how it tries to give its projects life beyond a grant’s expiration date.
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Joshua Benton    January 17, 2013
The common thread through several of the eight winners: turning underpowered phones into information engines.
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Justin Ellis    September 6, 2012
Some projects, like DocumentCloud and Ushahidi, were widely adopted in the media. Others stumbled due to technical problems or resistance from partners.
Megan Garber    June 24, 2011
Joshua Benton    June 22, 2011
Mirko Lorenz, Nicolas Kayser-Bril, and Geoff McGhee    March 1, 2011
Michael Morisy    January 11, 2011
Megan Garber    July 15, 2010
Seth C. Lewis    June 28, 2010
Megan Garber    June 25, 2010
Joshua Benton    June 16, 2010