Erik Nisbet, Associate Professor at The Ohio State University, examines key points of CGCS’s Internet Policy Observatory-funded research into citizen attitudes towards internet freedom in Russia, Turkey, and Pakistan, and discusses the implications of public opinion patterns surrounding internet censorship.
Global and Comparative Communication Videos
Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia
Based on his new book Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life, scholar Mohamed Zayani offers a conceptual investigation and a grounded exploration of evolving media practices that bring into focus the intricate relationship between digital culture, youth engagement, cyber activism, and political expression.
October 1, 2015: Arjun Appadurai, the Goddard Professor in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University, delivered the 2015 PARGC Distinguished Lecture in Global Communication, "The Academic Digital Divide and Uneven Global Development."
October 23, 2014: PARGC Postdoctoral Fellow Maria Repnikova presented a colloquium titled “Jazz Band Authoritarianism: Critical Journalists and the State in China.” This talk examined limited political openings in the media in authoritarian contexts through the case study of China. Repnikova presented the key findings from her book project on the relations between China’s critical journalists and the party-state in the past decade under the Hu-Wen leadership, drawing some contrasts with state-media relations in contemporary Russia, and theorizing about governance under authoritarian rule more broadly.
April 16, 2015: In his most recent publication, Monroe E. Price provides a timely update to theories of free expression and strategic communication. Panelists include Monroe E. Price, Director of the Center for Global Communciation Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, William W. Burke-White, Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director, Perry World House; Deputy Dean and Professor of Law, Ellen P. Goodman, Professor of Law, Rutgers University, and Carolyn Marvin, the Frances Yates Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication.