Additional resources


Aday, S., Farrell, H., Lynch, M. et al. 2010: Blogs and Bullets: New Media in Contentious Politics, Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace

Cammaerts, B. and Carpentier, N. (eds) (2007) Reclaiming the media: communication rights and democratic media roles . Intellect: Bristol, UK

Denskus, T., Papan, A. 2013: Reflexive Engagements: The International Development Blogging Evolution and Its ChallengesDevelopment in Practice 23: 435-447.

Lievrouw, L. 2011: Alternative and Activist New Media, Oxford: Polity Press

Manning, R. 2012: FollowMe.IntDev.Com: International Development in the Blogosphere, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School

Morozov, E. 2013: To Save Everything, Click Here. The Folly of Technological Solutionism, New York, NY: Public Affairs

Postill, J. 2014: Freedom technologists and the new protest movements: A theory of protest formulas, Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, SAGE Online First.


Online resources

Avaaz Digital activism site

Beyondclicktivism  Driving social progress through technology Online campaigning site

Citizen Lab Toronto University. Interdisciplinary research centre working on ICTs, human rights and global security

Digital Activism Project blog Research Project based at the university of Washington studying effect of digital media on political contention

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Global Voices Global citizens journalism site

iRevolution – from innovation to revolution Patrick Meier’s blog on technology and NGO politics

Meta-activism  Researcher Mary Joyce’s blog on digital activism (mostly NGO-related)

Mobilizing Ideas Blog by Social movement researchers Digital activism website

Shorty awards for activism

Webby awards – activism section

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