TITLE

Give a Minute

AUTHOR(S)
Krubnik, Jack
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Landscapes/Paysages;Spring2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Give a Minute, a campaign whereby city leaders rely on social media as a form of civic engagement. An example is reported in terms of asking for answers to what would encourage people to walk, bike and take the Chicago Transit Authority more often using texting, online social network Facebook and direct post. The motivation behind this initiative is explained from the perspective of the founders of Just A Minute. The capability afforded by Give a Minute is presented.
ACCESSION #
76166192

 

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