Exploring youth engagement in a digital age
I would be really interested to find out if anybody has used Social Media in terms of responding to the riots. I'm thinking of trying to set up a social media project that would act as a counter balance to the negative use of social media to 'hype' young people up. Any thoughts and suggestions of any projects like this would be useful to know about.
Hi Chris, not sure if it's helpful, but I gave a short interview for PBS' MediaShift blog considering 'what the England riots tell us about Social Media'. My small contribution aside, I think it's a considered and interesting article that is well worth reading, particularly as it's written from a slightly cooler headed US perspective: