AMP Blog: research

small triangular shapes coming together to create an open chrysalis with the text 'allied media conference' in the middle and 'a year in chrysalis' underneath

A Chrysalis Year

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.

Data visualization of AMC connections, part of the "Visualizing the impact of critical connections" proposal to the News Challenge

Comment on AMP's proposals to the Knight News Challenge

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.

SURVEY | Help shape the AMC!

The AMC2014 Input Survey will provide essential information for the conference planning process. This survey should only take you 20 minutes to complete and your response is kept anonymous.

DFM Saturday Series (April 27): "Research Tools for You and Your Friends"

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?

Call for Session Proposals: Research Justice

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"?