The Selected Curation of Articles on Net-governance (the SCAN) is a weekly digest on internet governance news, reports, and events produced by the Governance Lab @NYU (the GovLab) as part of the GovLab’s Living Labs on Smarter Governance project. The SCAN is cross-posted weekly from the GovLab on the Internet Policy Observatory. The original posting of the GovLab SCAN- Issue 59, December 4, 2014 can be found here.
Dr. Anne Kaun‘s lunchtime talk discussed the history of how-often banal-media technologies as means of communication have been employed by protest movements that emerged in the context of major economic crises in order to promote radical social change.
This new report in the UNESCO Internet freedom series focuses on the rise of internet intermediaries that play a mediating role on the internet between authors of content and audience. This UNESCO project was completed as a joint initiative with the Open Society Foundations, the Internet Society, and Center for Global Communication Studies. The original post can be found here.
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.
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.