Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of developing media news stories from around the world. This week’s issue covers the UN internet policy meeting, Russian online propaganda, Pakistani mobile markets, and more.
Alexandra Kulikova, Program Coordinator at the PIR Center in Moscow, discusses implications of and processes for creating soft law on ICT governance, with a focus on the 2015 UN GGE and the recent US-China talks.
A new study of internet users in Qatar has examined the usage of emerging social media networks. Damian Radcliffe explains more.
Eleanor Marchant, a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication, introduces her new report which challenges existing Western theories of innovation using Kenya as a case study. This report is part of CGCS’s ICTs, Statebuilding, & Preacebuilding in Eastern Africa Project. For the full report, please click here.