In this a blog we discuss about Data, Development and Social Media. We have reviewed some literature but also we have searched in some interesting web-sites and Blogs to find out how the new media technologies meet the old development practices.
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Academic Articles and Books:
Aday, S., Farrell, H., Lynch, M. et al. 2010: Blogs and Bullets: New Media in Contentious Politics, Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace
Bertram, S.M., Katti, M. 2013: The social biology professor: Effective strategies for social media engagement, Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 6: 22–31.
Cammaerts, B. and Carpentier, N. (eds) (2007) Reclaiming the media: communication rights and democratic media roles . Intellect: Bristol, UK. (An up-to-date coverage on media, democracy and civil rights. Chapter 9: Activism and the Media, pg. 217-224, Chapter 11: Civil Society Media at the WSIS, pg. 243-264.
Denskus, T., Papan, A. 2013: Reflexive engagements: the international development blogging evolution and its challenges, Development in Practice 23: 435-447.
Denskus, T., Esser, D. 2013: Social Media and Global Development Rituals: a content analysis of blogs and tweets on the 2010 MDG Summit, Third World Quarterly 34: 409-424
Granqvist, M (2005) Assessing ICT in Development: A critical Perspective. Hemer, Oscar & Tufte, ThomasMedia and Glocal Change. Rethinking Communication for Development. Buenos Aires: CLACSO
Halloran, Brendan. 2014. Thinking and working politically in the transparency and accountability field. Transparency and Accountability Initiative. Think piece.
Kleine, D. 2010: ICT4WHAT?—Using the choice framework to operationalise the capability approach to development, Journal of International Development 22: 674–692.
Lievrouw, Leah (2011) Alternative and Activist New Media Oxford: Polity Press.
Pieterse, J.N (2005) Digital Capitalism and Development: the Unbearable Lightness. In Lovink, G. &Zehle, S. Incommunicado Reader. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures
Mandiberg, M. 2012: The Social Media Reader, New York, NY: NYU Press.
Mayer-Schönberger, V., Cukier, K. 2013: Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. London: John Murray Publishers.
Morozov, E. 2013: To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism, New York, NY: Public Affairs
Rao, Madanmohan. (2005) The infromation society: visions and realities in developing countries. In: Hemer, Oscar. and Tufte, Thomas. (2005) Media and Glocal Change. Rethinking Communication for Development. Buenos Aires: CLASCO
Shirky, C. 2010: Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, New York, NY: Allen Lane.
Shirky, C. 2010: The political power of social media technology, the public sphere, and political change, Foreign Affairs 90: 28-I.The Political power of social media: Technology, the public sphere and political change.
Schuurman, N. 2013: Tweet Me Your Talk: Geographical Learning and Knowledge Production 2.0, The Professional Geographer 65: 369-377.
Tacchi, J., Kitner, K.R. &Mulenahalli, K. 2014: Drive-By Wi-Fi and Digital Storytelling: Development and Co-creation, The Journal of Community Informatics 10, available online at: http://www.ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/article/view/1015/1071
The Guardian 2014. Live Q&A: what is the future of global development communications? Moving away from sensationalism, how can NGOs effectively promote their causes? Entry made by Tobias Denskus on the 3rd of October. http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2014/oct/03/live-qa-what-is-the-future-of-global-development-communications
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