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Project for Advanced Research in Global Communication Releases PARGC Paper 4 by Arjun Appadurai

"The Academic Digital Divide and Uneven Global Development" warns against the dangers of “knowledge-based imperialism and scholarly apartheid.”

Annenberg Student and Alumna Collaborate To Crowdsource Book Translation

Weiyu Zhang (Ph.D '08) and doctoral student Kecheng Fang collaborated on the Chinese translation of The Internet and New Social Formation in China: Fandom Publics in the Making.

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New Book by Marwan Kraidy: The Naked Blogger of Cairo

Kraidy's 10th book explores the creative insurgency behind the Arab Spring: its self-immolations, graffiti, puppetry, videos, slogans, and satire.

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New Book by Guobin Yang Explores the Red Guard Generation in China

Yang explores what happened to the "sent-down" generation and how their experiences shaped China for decades to come.

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Gender Differences and Relationship Power Could be Key in Preventing HIV Among South African Adolescents

The researchers identified promising pathways to reduce IPV and help prevent HIV infection, including promoting gender equity as a social norm.

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Kraidy Receives Carnegie Fellowship to Study the Spectacle of the Islamic State

Kraidy will study how the Islamic State uses graphic violence in media to maximize fear and horror worldwide.

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Doctoral Candidate Eleanor Marchant Pursues Dissertation Fieldwork in Kenya

Marchant's research focuses on narratives around technology and innovation in Kenya, and who controls and shapes them.

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Annenberg Faculty Visit Cuba

Dean Delli Carpini led a group aimed at developing collaborative connections with colleagues in the island nation.