Tag: iwitness

by Jesse James Garrett

We are very excited to announce the launch of iWitness, a free tool created by Adaptive Path for exploring social media content by time and place. We designed iWitness to enable people to explore content in new ways. We wanted it to be a vehicle for discovering what’s happening in the world, in cases where [...] more »

by Jesse James Garrett

iWitness, our project to create a tool to aggregate social media by time and place, is now well underway, and we’re looking forward to sharing some of our thinking about the design of the tool with you in the coming weeks. In the meantime, we’ve asked our development partners at EdgeCase to provide their perspective [...] more »

by Jesse James Garrett

Let’s face it: The great promise of citizen media has not really been fulfilled. News organizations have struggled to find ways to supplement their coverage of news events with contributions from citizens — and finding citizen media related to a news event is currently difficult at best. Keyword searches and hashtags provide partial solutions, but [...] more »

by Desiree Everts

Not so long ago, journalists were playing catch-up in the digital media space. But at this year’s MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, it’s become evident that journalism 2.0 is growing up. Alberto Ibarg├╝en, CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, today announced the winners of the Knight News Challenge at the annual conference [...] more »