indigenous content – created by the natives

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by: Lynette Webb

Hello, I’m back. 🙂

For various reasons I’ve decided to take a new approach to this set. I’ll still do slides, but I’m going to cut back on the prose and explanation of my thinking that goes along with it.

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This slide is pretty much self-explanatory anyway. I’ve always hated the term 'user-generated content' but could never come up with an alternative – the best was ‘grassroots media’ but somehow that seemed a bit narrow to me. Now Clay Shirky has come across another suggestion: “indigenous content”, by Kio Stark. I like its resonance.

I came across this on Clay’s blog:…

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