Site designer Gabriel Flacks and Dr. Eric Kaldor co-authored an article published in the Journal of Educational Technology Systems (JETS) describing the positive outcomes of using the NewsActivist platform..
Howard Rheingold wrote a lovely article explaining NewsActivist in the summer of 2015.
Click below to access the article on newsactivist published in the proceedings of INTCESS14- The International Conference on Education and Social Science
Site founder Gabriel Flacks, Humanities Department Coordinator at Champlain College, Saint Lambert, and his collaborative teaching partner, Eric Kaldor, Sociology Professor, SUNY Brockport, presented at the fifth SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) conference. They spoke about their experience using newsactivist.com as a medium for collaborative student writing and the positive outcomes of their pedagogical approach. The video is viewable below