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Video: Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Book Launch at the National Democracy Institute

Thank you to the colleagues, students, journalists, policy professionals and interested members of the public who came to watch my coauthor Muzammil Hussain (@m_m_hussain) launch Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring.  For those who are interested, here is the Prezi that we used for several of the […]

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Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Did digital media really “cause” the Arab Spring, or is it an important factor of the story behind what might become democracy’s fourth wave? An unlikely network of citizens used digital media to start a cascade of social protest that ultimately toppled four of the world’s most entrenched dictators. Howard […]

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Digital Origins – Creative Commons Release

My book The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy now available as a Creative Commons release from Oxford University Press.  Oxford has provided a publication quality PDF for download.   Howard, Philip N.  The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy:  Information Technology and Political Islam. New York, NY: Oxford University […]

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Reviews: Castells And the Media

Reviews of Castells And the Media Larsen, Hakon. Review of Castells and the Media by Philip N. Howard. Acta Sociologica, 55, no. 3 (2012): 296-7. Poole, Steven. Review of Castells and the Media by Philip N. Howard. The Guardian, Friday August 26th 2011. Endorsements “Howard has traced for us the […]