publication . Article . 2015

Medios ciudadanos y big data: La emergencia del activismo de datos

Milan, S.; Gutiérrez, M.;
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  • Published: 02 Feb 2015 Journal: MEDIACIONES, volume 11, pages 10-26 (issn: 1692-5688, eissn: 2590-8057, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Corporacion Minuto de Dios University - UNIMINUTO
  • Country: Netherlands
Big data presents citizens with new challenges and opportunities. ‘Data activism’ practices emerge at the intersection of the social and techsnological dimension of human action, whereby citizens take a critical approach to big data, and appropriate and manipulate data for advocacy and social change. This theoretical article explores the emergence of data activism as an empirical reality and a heuristic tool to study how people engage politically with big data. We ground the concept on a multidisciplinary literature review, and offer a situated definition of data activism and a tentative agenda for its study. We argue that data activism represents a new form of ...
free text keywords: Geography, Cartography, Humanities, Big data, activismo de datos, ciudadanía, cambio social., Communication. Mass media, P87-96
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Data activism: The politics of big data according to civil society
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 639379
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG
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publication . Article . 2015

Medios ciudadanos y big data: La emergencia del activismo de datos

Milan, S.; Gutiérrez, M.;