This book is useful for the average reader interested in the phenomenon of digital activism, as well as digital activists like myself. . . . [T]his comprehensive guide to the growing phenomenon that is digital activism will allow us to closely examine our work, our methods and our goals. . . . --Esra a Al Shafei, Director, Mideast Youth
This is excellent work and certainly a much needed contribution. I am glad that someone is writing a serious and an academically neutral piece on digital activism. --Helmi Noman, Researcher, OpenNet Initiative
I hope and expect that this book will inspire the next generation of activist researchers to test the boundaries of their knowledge in a digitally engaged practice that has fairness and justice as its ethical core. --Dan McQuillan, Founder, internet.artizans and Social Innovation Camp
Mary Joyce is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, writer, consultant, and commentator on the field of digital activism. She is the founder of the Meta-Activism Project, which seeks to build a new body of activism strategy that recognizes the radically different communications infrastructure of the digitally networked world. She is also the cofounder of DigiActive.org, an organization dedicated to the study and promotion of digital technology by grassroots activists around the world. Mary was the New Media Operations Manager for President Barack Obama s 2008 campaign.