Post Tagged with: "Original Data"

Commentary Essays / Original Data / Other Public Writing

Symposium Magazine: When Does Digital Activism Pack a Punch?

We are starting to disseminate some of the findings from the USIP-supported Digital Activism Research Project.  One of the first pieces on the work is now up with Symposium Magazine: The past few decades have given scholars a rich collection of data that can help them analyze political change, whether […]

Data / Original Data

Data Share: Compromised Digital Records, 1980-2006

This is the event data we collected on news reports about compromised personal records from 1980-2006.  The data was used in several articles and book chapters.  While there is no formal code book we thought it was time to share the data and the best summary of our definition of […]

Data / Original Data

Global Digital Activism Dataset, v1.0

As of February 2013 we have released version 1.0 of the Global Digital Activism Data Set. All materials have a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, and are designed to be shared and remixed. Version 1.0 includes the following resources, some of which are available via email so we can […]

Policy Papers / Publications

Opening Closed Regimes: What Was the Role of Social Media During the Arab Spring?

After analyzing over 3 million tweets, gigabytes of YouTube content and thousands of blog posts, a new study finds that social media played a central role in shaping political debates in the Arab Spring.  Conversations about revolution often preceded major events on the ground, and social media carried inspiring stories […]