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Junk News on Military Affairs and National Security

Social media provides political news and information for both active duty military personnel and veterans. We[...]

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Topics Computational Propaganda Governance Social Media

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Telecom Policy Across the Former Yugoslavia: Incentives, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

What is the recipe for good information policy? Hosman and Howard address this in an emerging[...]

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The Dictators’ Digital Dilemma: When Do States Disconnect Their Digital Networks?

When do governments decide to interfere with the Internet, and why? While many observers celebrate the[...]

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Topics Computational Social Science

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Political Parties & Voter Privacy: Australia, Canada, the United States and United Kingdom in Comparative Perspective

Political parties are among the most lax, unregulated organizations handling large volumes of personally identifiable data[...]

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Topics Elections Political Communication Privacy

Working paper

Information Policy and Technology Diffusion: Lessons from Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia

Some governments choose telecommunications policies that hinder technology diffusion, while others choose policies that appear to[...]

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Topics Governance Teaching Resources

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Comparing Digital Divides: Internet Access and Social Inequality in Canada and the United States

What is the best way to measure and track the digital divide, in a comparative manner,[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Social Inequality

Academic article

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

How do telecommunications policies influence technology adoption? Has regulatory reform helped mitigate or exacerbate the digital[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Mobile Phones Original Data Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality

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Testing the Leap Frog Hypothesis

This paper tests the ‘leap-frog’ hypothesis by modeling the impact of existing telecommunications infrastructure, controlling for[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality Social Theory

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Digital Technology and the Market for Political Surveillance

Many new media technologies, such as the internet, serve both as a tool for organizing public[...]

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Topics Privacy

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Idea to retire: A closed-platform Internet of Things

Brookings Institution TechTank Blog...

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Topics Internet of Things

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The Geopolitics of IoT

This is a podcast I greatly enjoyed doing with Lawrence Ampofo....

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Topics Internet of Things

Interview

CEU On Point with Philip N. Howard

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Topics Civic Engagement Social Media

Speaking

The New Cold War: Information Policy and Political Rift

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Topics Governance

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