In an interview with 2016 CGCS visiting scholar Till Waescher, 2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute participant Halefom Hailu Abraha, deputy director of legal and policy affairs at the Information Network Security Agency (INSA) Ethiopia, discusses the thin line between regulating online content and freedom of expression in a transitional country, the effects of old anti-blasphemy laws for the online realm, and the role of national Internet Service Provider Ethio Telecom.
2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute alumnus Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez discusses the use of data analytics in political campaigns as well as key concerns about privacy and deliberative democracy stemming from its growth. The following post is based on a presentation given at the 2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Institute
Fedor Smirnov, a participant in the 2015 Annenberg-Oxford Summer Institute and ICT practitioner in Russia, discusses internet fragmentation and privacy in Russia with key insights from AnOx speakers.
Jose Antonio Brambila introduces his research on the state of freedom of the media in Mexico, highlighting violence against journalists perpetrated at the local level. This post is the first in a series on this topic.