Profs. Hernan Galperin and Francois Bar present findings from CCIG project to CETF

Profs. Hernan Galperin and Francois Bar presented findings from the Connected Communities and Inclusive Growth (CCIG) project at the annual meeting of the California Emerging Technologies Fund (CETF). In attendance were CETF leaders, grantees and its Board of Advisors. The presentation can be found here…. Read More » “Profs. Hernan Galperin and Francois Bar present findings from CCIG project to CETF”

Digital DNA presented at IPSA conference in Hannover, Germany

Prof. Jonathan Aronson presented his new book ‘Digital DNA Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance’ at the International Political Science Association (IPSA) conference that took place in Hannover, Germany. The book presentation panel included co-author Peter Cowhey (UCSD), Prof. Chris Marsden (University of Sussex), Prof. J.P. Singh (University of Edinburgh), Prof. Janice Stein (University of Toronto) and Prof. Robin Mansell (London School of Economics and Political Science)…. Read More » “Digital DNA presented at IPSA conference in Hannover, Germany”

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Conversation on Freedom and Democracy in the Digital Age

Summary of Conversation of Freedom and Democracy in the Digital Age
Co-Chairs: Jonathan Aronson, University of Southern California & Michael Kleeman, University of California San Diego
September 22, 2017 at the University of Southern California
 
On September 22, 2017 a day-long conversation took place at the University of Southern California focused on updating the work of Ithiel de Sola Pool’s 1983 book Technologies of Freedom and considering it within the current set of issues facing society,… Read More » “Conversation on Freedom and Democracy in the Digital Age”

Ellen Helsper, visiting researcher at ARNIC Fall 2017

Dr Ellen Helsper is Associate Professor in the Media and Communications Department at the LSE. Her current research interests include the links between social and digital inequalities; exclusion from and within digital spaces; mediated interpersonal communication; and methodological innovation in quantitative and qualitative media and communications research.
At the moment she is involved in the From Digital Skills to Tangible Outcomes; the Network Effects in Digital Inequalities and the Global Kids Online projects. She consults widely for governments,… Read More » “Ellen Helsper, visiting researcher at ARNIC Fall 2017”

2017 APrIGF key takeaway

 
I was lucky enough to be selected as a Fellow in 2017 APrIGF. While pursuing my master degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science, my training and examination are more westernized and theory-oriented. I have always been seeking for opportunities to learn from practical experiences with an Asian focus. APrIGF seems a great place to have a better understanding of internet governance.
2017 APrIGF had four big themes which are
(1) Accessibility and Diversity of the Internet Access,… Read More » “2017 APrIGF key takeaway”

Findings from CCIG project featured in LA Weekly

The findings from our recently released Policy Brief #2Mapping digital exclusion in Los Angeles County are featured in this LA Weekly article. The policy brief is part of the Connected Cities and Inclusive Growth (CCIG) project, a collaboration between the USC Annenberg Research Network for International Communication (ARNIC) and the USC Price Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB). We have also fixed some glitches to our interactive mapping tool which is now fully operational…. Read More » “Findings from CCIG project featured in LA Weekly”

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New book– Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Jonathan Aronson and Peter Cowhey’s new book Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance was published by Oxford University Press on July 31st.  Ambassador William Kennard, former FCC Chair and U.S. Ambassador to the EU described Digital DNA as “a compelling, comprehensive and pragmatic framework for governance of global digital markets.”  Former U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky added that Digital DNA  offers “a framework that propels innovation and economic growth,… Read More » “New book– Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance”

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Mapping digital exclusion in Los Angeles County

The Connected Cities and Inclusive Growth (CCIG) project, a collaboration between the USC Annenberg Research Network for International Communication (ARNIC) and the USC Price Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB), has released its Policy Brief #2: Mapping digital exclusion in Los Angeles County.
The policy brief maps the social and geographical contours of digital exclusion in Los Angeles County. The focus is on home broadband, which refers to the adoption of residential Internet services, regardless of access technology or devices used. … Read More » “Mapping digital exclusion in Los Angeles County”

Marechal’s June publications

Nathalie Maréchal (ABD) had her essay, “Making sense of information power and the new information warfare,” published in theInternational Journal of Communication. The essay reviews new books by Monroe Price (2015) and Madeline Carr (2016).
Maréchal and Sarah T. Roberts (UCLA) had their blog post, “How ICT companies operate vis-à-vis human rights issues and the repertoire of company-oriented advocacy,” published by the Internet Policy Observatory at the University of Pennsylvania…. Read More » “Marechal’s June publications”