AMP Blog: research
We are taking a one year break from producing the AMC. The conference returns in 2020.
The AMC has been a phenomenal caterpillar, hungry and growing for two decades, but what is the butterfly that we can become? We think it will take a year in chrysalis to figure it out. This will be a year of reflection, deep-dive evaluation, research, and development – a year that includes your voice – as we plan for the return of the AMC.
Allied Media Projects is involved in four proposals that have been submitted for consideration to the Knight News Challenge. The News Challenge called for ideas that answer the question "How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?" We responded with project proposals on community-based technology education, data visualization, and participatory action research.
We have more access to more data today than at anytime in history. With computers in our pockets and cameras at every corner, we’re collecting more data than ever before. But is everything I want to know being measured?
Research Justice believes that communities are experts. Communities have first hand experience of oppressions, and research is a tool to package those experiences so that it can be used strategically to affect change. But is it "Just Research" or "just research"?