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New Challenges to Political Privacy:  Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era
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New Challenges to Political Privacy: Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era

Kreiss, Daniel, and Philip N. Howard.  “New Challenges to Political Privacy:  Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era.”  International Journal of Communication 4, no. 3. Pundits and scholars laud online campaigning for its potential to democratize politics and praise the 2008 Barack Obama campaign for […]

Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World
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Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World

Philip N. Howard and Nimah Mazaheri. “Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World.” World Development 37, no. 7 (2009): 1159-69. How do telecommunications policies influence technology adoption? Has regulatory reform helped mitigate or exacerbate the digital divide? We examine the effects of four policy reform strategies on […]

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, […]

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 […]