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…

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ARNIC members present at ICA 2017

Many of our ARNIC doctoral students and faculty members will be sharing their work at the annual conference for the International Communication Association, held this year in San Diego, California.  Please visit this link for a complete list of preconferences, presentations, and sessions s for which ARNIC members will be in attendance.

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Internet for All Now Act, CA Assembly Bill 1665

Dr. Barbara O’Connor and other Internet For All Now proponents, are currently urging legislators to approve and implement the Internet for All Now Act, Assembly Bill 1665, in order to “continue the California Advanced Services Fund to support broadband deployment in unserved and underserved areas, and promote broadband to assist low-income households get online.”  This bill…

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CIDE Press publishes edited book by Prof. Hernan Galperin

A new edited book by Prof. Hernan Galperin has just been published by CIDE Press. The book, titled Internet y pobreza: Evidencia y nuevas líneas de investigación para América Latina (or, Internet and Poverty: Evidence and New Research Direction for Latin America), explores the theory and existing evidence about the potential of Internet access to mitigate…

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Nathalie Marechal gives series of talks in Nov/Dec 2016

Nathalie Maréchal (ABD) gave a series of invited talks in late November and early December 2016. She presented her paper, First they came for the poor: surveillance of welfare recipients as an uncontested practice, at the Institute for Network Cultures’ MoneyLab conference in Amsterdam. She also discussed her dissertation research and her fellowship at Ranking…

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Professor Galperin represents ARNIC at IGF 2016

Prof. Hernan Galperin represented ARNIC-USC Annenberg at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2016 in Guadalajara, participating on several panels. The first panel was titled “Advancing Solutions for Connectivity: Improving Global Coordination and Collaboration”, organized jointly by the IEEE, ISOC, ITU, UNESCO, WEF, and the World Bank. The second panel, organized by Prof. Christopher Yoo (UPenn),…

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Sarah Clayton attends ICANN57 in Hyderabad

PhD student Sarah Clayton was selected by the Noncommercial Stakeholders Group (NCSG) at ICANN to serve as temporary alternate for a council representative on the Generic Names Supporting Organisation (GNSO) Council at ICANN57 in Hyderabad in November.

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The Internet in Latin America

Professor Hernan Galperin participated in the seminar The Internet in Latin America, organized by the Internet Society (ISOC), held on November 22 in Montevideo, Uruguay. The event also included Mr. Raul Echebarria, Vice President, ISOC, and Mr. Demi Getschko, Director of Brazil’s Internet Steering Committee (CGI) and a member of the Internet Hall of Fame.

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Women-Owned SMEs and Trade: More than Just an Elephant in the Room

Among the conceivably infinite social and economic effects of the internet is the rise of women-owned small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries. For over thirty years, donor and international aid programs have invested heavily to help women in developing countries build and grow microenterprises, the business context in which the terms “woman”…

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Prof. Galperin’s research featured in JJN 2016 report

Congratulations to Professor Hernan Galperin, whose research about online labor in Latin America appeared in the Just Jobs Network‘s 2016 report, which was recently presented in Berlin, Germany.   The event was attended by high-level officials, including Mr. Celso Amorim, the longest-serving Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs; Hanif Dhakiri, the current Indonesian Minister of Manpower;…

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