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Making New in Global India: Media, Publics, Politics – Book Talk and Q&A with Sahana Udupa

November 17, 2015
05:30PM - 07:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

In this talk, media anthropologist Sahana Udupa will discuss her new book analyzing the ways expanding private news culture has played a critical role in shaping urban transformation in India, using collaborative fieldwork collected by Times of India.

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Copyright and the flow of news: An Informal Coffee Chat & Discussion with Richard Danbury

November 10, 2015
02:00PM - 03:30PM

CGCS Conference Room

Are we attempting to copyright the news? Can we? Should we? Why should we? These questions are the focus of a current Cambridge University study into various legal interventions designed to respond to threats to news in a digital era. It may seem a novel and curious thing to do, but there’s a long history attempting to use copyright to control the flow of use, dating back at least to 1622. Richard Danbury explains some of the history, describes recent developments, and sketches out some of the thorny questions that arise from copyright and news.

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BENCHMARKING DEMAND FOR INTERNET FREEDOM: REVIEWING INSIGHTS FROM RUSSIA, TURKEY, AND PAKISTAN

November 5, 2015
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

Erik Nisbet, Associate Professor at The Ohio State University will overview key points of CGCS’s Internet Policy Observatory funded research into citizen attitudes towards internet freedom in Russia, Turkey, and Pakistan, and discuss the implications of public opinion patterns surrounding internet censorship.

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