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A Case of Mistaken Identity?  News Accounts of Hacker and Organizational Responsibility for Compromised Digital Records
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A Case of Mistaken Identity? News Accounts of Hacker and Organizational Responsibility for Compromised Digital Records

Kris Erickson and Philip N. Howard. “A Case of Mistaken Identity? News Accounts of Hacker and Organizational Responsibility for Compromised Digital Records.” Journal of Computer Mediated Communication 12, no. 4 (2007). The computer hacker is one of the most vilified figures in the digital era, but to what degree are […]

Channeling Diversity in the Public Spectrum
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Channeling Diversity in the Public Spectrum

Philip N. Howard, and Stephanie Smith. “Channeling Diversity in the Public Spectrum: Who Qualifies to Bid for Which FCC Licenses?” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 84, no. 2 (2007): 215-30. Over the last decade, the FCC has licensed the use of the public spectrum with an online auction system. Has this auction system, […]

Learning to Search and Searching to Learn:  Income, Education and Experience Online
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Learning to Search and Searching to Learn: Income, Education and Experience Online

Howard, Philip N., and Adrienne Massanari. “Learning to Search and Searching to Learn:  Income, Education and Experience Online.” Journal of Computer Mediated Communication 12, no. 3, (2007). Using data from the Pew Internet and American Life Project surveys, this article explores changing trends in reported sophistication and satisfaction with search […]

Testing the Leap Frog Hypothesis
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Testing the Leap Frog Hypothesis

Philip N. Howard, “Testing the Leap-Frog Hypothesis: Assessing the Impact of Extant Infrastructure and Telecommunication Policy on the Global Digital Divide.” Information, Communication & Society 10, no. 2 (2007): 133-57. This paper tests the ‘leap-frog’ hypothesis by modeling the impact of existing telecommunications infrastructure, controlling for economic, political and demographic […]