CGCS and Annenberg visiting scholars Jian Xu and Shiwen Wu illustrate the phenomenon of virtual weiguan using usage trends in two popular Chinese social media platforms.
Revati Prasad is one of the ten 2015 Milton Wolf Emerging Scholar Fellows, an accomplished group of doctoral and advanced MA candidates selected to attend the 2015 Milton Wolf Seminar on Media and Diplomacy, 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 2015 Seminar discussions.
Dr. Anne Kaun‘s lunchtime talk discussed the history of how-often banal-media technologies have been employed to promote radical social change by protest movements that emerged in the context of major economic crises.
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.