2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute participant and PhD student at York University and researcher for Canadian Media Concentration Research Project, Lianrui Jia, is researching Post-WTO Internet policies in China – in particular, how the country is supporting and regulating its telecommunication and Internet industry. In an interview with 2016 CGCS visiting scholar Till Waescher she discusses the growing importance of China’s online companies both domestically and internationally, their ambivalent relationship with the Communist Party, and the prospects of U.S. internet companies’ re-entry into the Chinese market.
Check out the latest report from Small Media, “Chaos and Control: The Competing Tensions of Internet Governance in Iran.” The report examines the international backdrop of internet governance against which Iran’s internet regulations are formulated.This project was undertaken with support from the Internet Policy Observatory. Click here to view the full report.
CGCS Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Emad Khazraee discusses the Fatwa against mobile broadband expansion in Iran.
Oxford’s Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), in collaboration with Addis Ababa University, has published a new report that offers a set of innovative conceptual and methodological tools to address the emergence and proliferation of hate speech online. This post was originally published on the PCMLP’s website and can be found here.