Just contributed to the Islam for Journalists e-book project with a chapter called “Digital Islam”. The crisp looking pdf of the whole e-book is mirrored here, and it is also available on the cataloge page of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. It was a neat project because we were supposed to anticipate the […]
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I’ve accepted a research fellowship at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University’s School of Journalism. They are developing a great network of scholars all doing various kinds of work on the impact of digital media on the organization of news rooms, the production of content, and the […]
(This originally appeared as “Singapore Doesn’t Always Need Internet Censorship to Silence Critics” on TechPresident. Redux + additional links on Freedom to Tinker.) Singapore likes to promote itself as a business-friendly country where the government has a soft touch. But by firing a professor known for criticizing the government’s censorship strategies, […]
(This post originally appeared as “How Obama’s Foreign Policy Can Be Savvier about Tech and Democratization” on TechPresident.) The last four years have seen demonstrated dividends for democracy from investments made by the Obama administration. Forging a new foreign policy approach that fosters openness for governments and technology support for […]