Tag: NetSquared

by Paul Lamb

Following up on the Knight Commission’s work and musings on “community information needs in a democracy”, Mark glaser poses a much more targeted question which has yet to be fully addressed: “What is missing in terms of local community needs”? Most of the discussion in this area focuses on what you and might want in […] more »

by David Sasaki

At Rising Voices we are getting ready to announce the newest grantee projects. We received over 270 proposals from non-profits, NGOs, and activists from around the world who want to use citizen media tools to bring new and under-represented voices to the conversational web. In addition to seeking small amounts of funding for digital cameras, […] more »

by David Sasaki

This is the first of a two-part piece which examines how participatory media can help streamline and democratize philanthropy. First we’ll look at how collaboritive tools can help draw out the brightest ideas and most capable project leaders. Next we will examine how participatory media can redefine the evaluation process after a project has already […] more »