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
Abderrahim Chalfaouat, a Ph.D. candidate in Advertising and Communications at Hassan II University, discusses the incentives for whistleblowers observing Moroccan diplomatic strategy, weighing the risks and benefits to monitoring the treatment sovereign data.
Anamaria Iuga is one of the ten 2015 Milton Wolf Emerging Scholar Fellows, an accomplished group of doctoral and advanced MA candidates selected to attend the 2015 Milton Wolf Seminar, an annual event co-organized by the Center for Global Communication Studies, the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, and the American Austrian Foundation. Their posts highlight the critical themes and on-going debates raised during the 2015 Seminar discussions.
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.
Simon Fraser University PhD candidate Shangyuan Wu analyzes the passing of former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and the Umbrella Revolution as events that demonstrate the need to critically look at using Western journalism standards in the non-West.