We are a research center, premised on the observation that what we seek to learn is not already recorded. Our method is to build out into cyberspace, record data as we go, self-study, and share. Our mode is entrepreneurial nonprofit.
To have been major transformations in global media infrastructure, the platformization of the Internet, and the ubiquity of the mobile phone.
iCivics works to ensure every student in America receives a quality and engaging civic education and graduates from high school well prepared and enthusiastic for citizenship
The Civic Media Codesign Studio was a service-learning, project-based studio course where students partner with community-based organizations to create civic media projects grounded in real-world needs.
Drawing on MIT’s legacy of media innovation and its deep commitment to open and accessible information, the MIT Open Documentary Lab brings storytellers, technologists, and scholars together to explore new documentary forms with a particular focus on collaborative, interactive, and immersive storytelling.