The #speakup barometer is a DW Akademie project that examines the connection between digital participation, freedom of expression and access to information.
The #speakup barometer is a DW Akademie project that examines the connection between digital participation, freedom of expression and access to information in selected countries in which DW Akademie works on media development projects together with local partner organizations.
The #speakup barometer aims to provide an overview of the current state of digital participation in these countries and looks at future developments in order to identify new potentials and risks.
The #speakup barometer will help media development organizations, NGOs, journalists and other practitioners develop measures to improve digital participation with the aim of strengthening the rights to freedom of expression and free access to information.
The #speakup barometer will also encourage discussion about the topic of digital participation and act as a source for information and news related to the topic.
The #speakup barometer is based on a model of digital participation that makes it possible to define and assess the participation rate.
Our primary goal is to highlight the means to strengthen freedom of expression and access to information through digital participation. (16.11.2018)
To find a way to handle the complexity of digital participation and make it assessible, we developed a model focused on people. (16.11.2018)
Our methodology consists of three steps: Information gathering, coding and scoring (16.11.2018)
The #speakup barometer provides an overview of digital participation in a country: the potentials and opportunities but also the risks and challenges. (16.11.2018)