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Lookup NU author(s): Dr Nick Taylor,
Professor Patrick Olivier
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by ACM, 2014.
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We describe the process of insight journalism, in which local amateur journalists were used to generate unique insights into the digital needs of a community. We position this as a means for communities to represent themselves to designers, both as a method of designing community technologies and as a first step towards supporting innovation at a local level. To demonstrate insight journalism, we present two case studies of community technologies that were directly inspired, informed and evaluated by journalistic content. Based on this experience, we evaluate the role that insight journalism can play in designing for communities, the particular characteristics that it lends to the design process and how it might be employed to support sustainable community innovation.
Author(s): Taylor N, Frohlich D, Egglestone P, Marshall J, Rogers J, Blum-Ross A, Mills J, Shorter M, Olivier P
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '14)
Year of Conference: 2014
Date deposited: 30/04/2016
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