This talk by 2014 CGCS Visiting Scholar James Losey 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.
2014 CGCS Visiting Scholar James Losey discusses the proposed Hungarian internet tax and its resulting fallout.
Roxanne Bauer of the World Bank provides information on the Annenberg-World Bank 2015 Summer Institute in Reform Communication and outlines its application process.
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.
Welcome to the second African Internet Policy & Media Law Roundup compiled by Ephraim Percy Kenyanito. This edition of the roundup explores notable events affecting, or affected by, African internet policies and media laws from May through July 2014. Part one of this series on analysis of notable events affecting, or affected by, African internet policies and media laws is available here.