On March 17th Pussy Riot founders Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina will be coming to the University of Pennsylvania. In light of this event, CGCS Director Monroe Price discusses Pussy Riot and the peculiar power of unexpected interventions.To learn more about the event, presented by Perry World House in cooperation with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Penn Arts and Science, click here.
Dr. Anita Breuer, Senior Research Fellow, German Development Institute and Sergio Burns, UK based journalist, illuminate the use of social media in protest mobilization in Brazil and Turkey and its implications for democracy. There were simple, defiant messages on banners…Read More
//Future AnOx participant and PhD Candidate in Politics and International Relations Billur Aslan discusses the role of social media in the recent Gezi Park protests in Turkey. The Gezi Park protests of May and June 2013 appeared as an unexpected…Read More
// CGCS brings this post with thanks to and permission from GlobalVoicesOnline.org – an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world in a wide host of available languages under Creative Commons Attribution…Read More
//CGCS Presents this week’s Media Law Round Up – a collection of stories that developed over the week dealing with International Media Law & Policy, Freedoms of Speech, Information and Expression, Censorship, Privacy and all things Web 2.0. //This week,…Read More