The IPO serves as a platform for informing relevant communities of activists, academics, and policy makers, displaying collected data and analysis. The Observatory encourages and sponsors research and studies ongoing events, key decisions and proposals, on Internet policy.Read More
CGCS, like the Annenberg School in general, seeks to narrow the gap between the theoretical and the applied, bringing academic research to bear on real-world policy concerns. CGCS’s projects address a variety of research/topical areas, reflecting the interests of Annenberg faculty and students as well as current policy discussions. Please see below for CGCS’s past projects. CGCS remains engaged in policy and academic work on the following subjects.
The Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, held annually since 2004, brings together young scholars and regulators from around the world to discuss important recent trends in technology and its influence on information policy.Read More
Funded by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), this project investigates Interactive Voice Response systems as a new tool to amplify the reach of NGOs’ media programs, as well as facilitate monitoring and evaluation of those programsRead More
The Iran Media Program is a collaborative network designed to enhance the understanding of Iran’s media ecology. The program seeks to use innovative approaches to understand the flow of information in Iran.Read More
In January 2014, CGCS secured a two-year grant from Show of Force / Half the Sky Movement to conduct monitoring and evaluation on their project, which will involve interventions in Kenya and India. CGCS’s role will be to assess the impact of a multi-million dollar intervention by HTSM to promote global gender equality.Read More