Teasing Out Trends: The Smartphone Revolution

John Laprise, an Assistant Professor in Residence at Northwestern University in Qatar, discusses the result of cellphone ubiquity on self-efficacy. For more information on the impact of mobile phones on society, join the Center for Global Communication Studies for its conference titled “Ubiquity, Mobility, Globality: Charting Directions in Mobile Phone Studies,” which will take place November 6-7, 2014. Click here for more information. 

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Media Law Roundup: December 13th

Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a survey of  the week’s developing media news. France Passes Internet Surveillance Laws On December 10th, the French Senate voted to pass a controversial new law giving French intelligence and government officials the ability…

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Do We Need Media-Free Zones?

Christine Lohmeier examines media-free zones within the context of ontological security. Christine is an Assistant Professor at the University of Munich and former CGCS visiting scholar. Her research interests relate to inter/transnational communication, media and collective memory and identity and…

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