“Access to information and freedom of expression are a myth in South Sudan” – An Interview with Philips Anyang Ngong

2016 CGCS visiting scholar Till Waescher, interviews 2016 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute participant Phillips Anyang Ngong, advocate and legal consultant for Southern Sudan Associated Advocates, to discuss the impact of domestic and foreign news outlets, the limits of media laws when it comes to protecting journalists, and the use of social media during the current crisis.

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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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