Latest Posts

Political Redlining and Issue Publics
Books / Publications

Political Redlining and Issue Publics

Political Redlining and Issue Publics When Lippmann wrote that the news media could never effectively manage the exchange of information between political leaders and citizens, he probably did not imagine that campaign managers would use another institution – an open, digital market for political data – to structure this exchange. […]

Presentations

Prezi – Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Book Talk Presentations for NDI, USIP, and GWU

Thank you to the colleagues, students, journalists, policy professionals and interested members of the public who came to watch my coauthor Muzammil Hussain (@m_m_hussain) and I launch Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring. For those who are interested, here is the Prezi that we used for several of […]

Video:  Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Book Launch at the National Democracy Institute
Books / In The News / Presentations / Publications / Video

Video: Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Book Launch at the National Democracy Institute

Thank you to the colleagues, students, journalists, policy professionals and interested members of the public who came to watch my coauthor Muzammil Hussain (@m_m_hussain) launch Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring.  For those who are interested, here is the Prezi that we used for several of the […]

Are There Countries Whose Situations Worsened with the Arrival of the Internet?
Data / In The News / Other Public Writing

Are There Countries Whose Situations Worsened with the Arrival of the Internet?

(This post originally appeared on Freedom To Tinker, after @evgenymorozov tweeted that he would want help with a graph of data before he would believe that there were no countries where the situation worsened with the arrival of the internet. @evgenymorozov @ericschmidt there are no countries where tech diffusion rates high and […]