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Data / Original Data

Data Share: Compromised Digital Records, 1980-2006

This is the event data we collected on news reports about compromised personal records from 1980-2006.  The data was used in several articles and book chapters.  While there is no formal code book we thought it was time to share the data and the best summary of our definition of […]

Digital Media and the Arab Spring
Academic Articles

Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Howard, Philip N. and Muzammil Hussain.  “Digital Media and the Arab Spring.”  Journal of Democracy 22, no. 3 (2011):  35-48. During the “Arab Spring,” young tech savvy activists led uprisings in a dozen countries across North Africa and the Middle East. At first, digital media allowed democratization movements to develop […]

Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
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Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Around the developing world, political leaders face a dilemma: the very information and communication technologies that boost economic fortunes also undermine power structures. Globally, one in ten internet users is a Muslim living in a populous Muslim community. In these countries, young people are developing their political identities—including a transnational […]

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

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 […]