The Daesh State: The Myth Turns into a Reality

Kareem El Damanhoury is one of the ten 2016 Milton Wolf Emerging Scholar Fellows, an accomplished group of doctoral and advanced MA candidates selected to attend the 2016 Milton Wolf Seminar, an annual event co-organized by the Center for Global Communication Studies, the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, and the American Austrian Foundation. Their posts highlight the critical themes and on-going debates raised during the 2016 Seminar discussions.

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Cold War No More: The West’s Obsolete Media Diplomacy Towards Russia

Stanislav Budnitskiy is one of the ten 2016 Milton Wolf Emerging Scholar Fellows, an accomplished group of doctoral and advanced MA candidates selected to attend the 2016 Milton Wolf Seminar, an annual event co-organized by the Center for Global Communication Studies, the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, and the American Austrian Foundation. Their posts highlight the critical themes and on-going debates raised during the 2016 Seminar discussions

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“The issue of Internet freedom and national security is not only an Ethiopian problem”

In an interview with 2016 CGCS visiting scholar Till Waescher, 2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute participant Halefom Hailu Abraha, deputy director of legal and policy affairs at the Information Network Security Agency (INSA) Ethiopia, discusses the thin line between regulating online content and freedom of expression in a transitional country, the effects of old anti-blasphemy laws for the online realm, and the role of national Internet Service Provider Ethio Telecom.

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The Data Regime and Political Privacy

2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute alumnus Arthur D. Soto-Vásquez discusses the use of data analytics in political campaigns as well as key concerns about privacy and deliberative democracy stemming from its growth. The following post is based on a presentation given at the 2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Institute

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