Media Law Roundup: April 22, 2016

Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of developing media news stories from around the world. This week’s issue covers Twitter’s controversial China director, Germany’s challenges with free speech, Whatsapp surveillance in Kashmir, and more.

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Media Law Roundup: April 14, 2016

Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of developing media news stories from around the world. This week’s issue covers Pakistan’s new cyber crime bill, the Panama Papers, restrictions on free speech in South Korea, and more.

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Interview with Hilde Van den Bulck on Media Policy and Celebrity Activism

CGCS Visiting Scholar Hilde Van den Bulck, PhD, is a full professor of Communications Studies and director of the research group Media, Policy and Culture in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Her academic interests and expertise lie in media policies and structures with a focus on public service broadcasting. In addition, she has done research in media culture and identity, focusing most recently on the role of media in celebrity culture. On April 14, Hilde will discuss her research on narratives and activism at a lunchtime discussion, All About the Narrative: From Media Policy to Celebrity Activism. As she prepares for her final semester at Penn, Hilde reflects on her time at CGCS and how it has impacted her work.
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Media Law Roundup: April 1, 2016

Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of developing media news stories from around the world. This week’s issue covers censorship in China, Iran’s National Internet Project, Vietnam’s blog crackdown, and more.

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Media Law Roundup: March 28, 2016

Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of developing media news stories from around the world. This week’s issue covers internet access in Cuba, telecom blackouts in the Congo, Iranian hackers, and more.

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