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Information Technologies and Omnivorous News Diets Over Three U.S. Presidential Elections
Academic Articles / Publications

Information Technologies and Omnivorous News Diets Over Three U.S. Presidential Elections

Technology convergence and rising expectations for interactivity have had a significant impact on the news diets of U.S. voters. While television may appear to be the most important single media in this system of political communication, for a growing portion of the population, news diets are defined by combinations and […]

Presentations / Video

Stanford Lecture: Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Here is a link to my lecture + embedded slideshow on the digital origins of dictatorship and democracy at Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law Stanford University in March 2011.  

In The News / The Atlantic

The Atlantic: Chart of the Day

My “Who’s Next” chart got picked up as a “chart of the day” from The Atlantic. http://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2011/03/chart-of-the-day/174002/

Commentary Essays / In The News / Reuters

Reuters: Why Democracy Will Win

(This originally appeared as “Why Democracy Will Win” on the Reuters Commentary Wire.) The Day of Rage in Saudi Arabia was a tepid affair, and Libyan rebels have suffered strategic losses. Only two months ago, popular uprisings in Tunisia inspired Egyptians and others to take to the streets to demand political […]