Archive for December, 2006

Are you the Person of the Year? Time Magazine think’s so

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

Welcome “Citizens of the New Digital Democracy” to the cover of Time magazine.

From their editor Richard Stengel:

“This response was the living example of the idea of our 2006 Person of the Year: that individuals are changing the nature of the information age, that the creators and consumers of user-generated content are transforming art and politics [...]

Project – International Working Group (IWG) on Online Consultation and Public Policy Making

Monday, December 18th, 2006

Congrats Peter, Stephen, et al. Those interested in both the practical side of e-consultation and e-democracy research exchange, are reminded to join the online groups on those subjects – I certainly expect updates from this initiative to be shared there: www.dowire.org (see top right column under Groups)
Also see the UAlbany’s Center for Technology in [...]

Conference – e-Participation Forum 2007 – Seoul, S. Korea – 7-8 Feb 2007, Four stages of digital democracy by Chan-Gon Kim

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

If you plan to attend this conference in Korea (see below) or if you doubt you can make it, but want to engage in value-added exchanges with others focused on local e-democracy, register for the international Local E-Democracy Exchange: groups.dowire.org/groups/local
Below Chan-Gon Kim provides a laundry list of e-democracy components – what a wide array of [...]

CFP – Understanding eParticipation – Journal of Information Technology and Politics

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Submitted to DoWire by Dr. Stuart W. Shulman, Editor, Journal of Information Technology and Politics – www.jitp.net
Call for articles to be published in a special issue of the
Journal of Information Technology and Politics (JITP)
“Understanding eParticipation”
Special Issue Guest Editors:
Ann Macintosh – A.Macintosh@napier.ac.uk
Ake Gronlund – ake.gronlund@esi.oru.se
eParticipation describes efforts to broaden and deepen participation in societal decision making [...]


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