Simon Fraser University PhD candidate Shangyuan Wu takes a critical look at using Western journalism standards in the non-West. Wu is currently conducting a large-scale journalist perceptions study on newsworkers in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Welcome to the December 12, 2014 Media Law Roundup — a survey of the week’s developing media news.
Video of talk by 2014 CGCS Visiting Scholar James Losey that moves beyond an online-only assumption of political action and demonstrates how institutional advocacy such as gaining access to government bodies, lobbying, and targeting decisions maker provides a critical compliment for public advocacy such as mobilization and online advocacy. Building from case studies of internet policy activism, this talk offers a more nuanced understanding of how the internet and activism drives change.
Efrat Daskal, an Annenberg-Oxford 2013 alum and 2014 CGCS Visiting Scholar, looks at the impact that the daily newspaper Israel Hayom has had on democracy in Israel.
Kecheng Fang is a 2014 AnOx alumnus and a PhD student at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. In this article, he explores the technologies being used by members of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution for democracy.